CalArts Alumni Magazine

Issue 6


Pool Issue 6 Cover

Letters from You

Re: Alex Wand

From the previous issue of the Pool: Milkweed and Monarchs and Alex

As a fellow CalArtian practicing in the world of arts and ecology, I applaud your reporting on Alex Wand’s Camino de las Monarcas project. When Alex first told me about his plan to migrate with the monarchs to their winter terminus in Michoacán by bike, I was in disbelief. The following spring, we reconnected: he…


Re: Man of Character

Drawing by Marc Ratner, Experimental Animation ‘92

Most “independent” films made by CalArts animators are collaborative efforts. There’s just too much potential for creative interaction here to sit alone in your cubicle and make solitary art. It’s something I miss about working in A115, but happily recalled while reading Maureen Selwood’s thoughtful piece on Stephen Hillenburg (The Pool 5). It reawakened the…