RADIO IMAGINATION: Artists and Writers in the Archive of Octavia E. Butler

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We’re pleased to announce our partnership with the Los Angeles-based arts nonprofit Clockshop. Clockshop has just announced the launch of Radio Imagination, a citywide collaboration of artistic and public programs that celebrate the life and work of Pasadena science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler (1947–2006). Organized by Clockshop, Radio Imagination is a yearlong series of performances, film screenings, and literary events. At the center of the program are 10 commissions by 12 contemporary artists and writers that explore the Octavia E. Butler Papers at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Cultural institutions citywide join Clockshop in a yearlong celebration of the life and work of science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler

February 2016–January 2017.

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