Dorit Cypis is an artist based in Los Angeles, California.
Dorit Cypis is an artist, educator, and mediator based in Los Angeles, California. She was born in Tel Aviv, Israel and raised in Montreal, Quebec. Since the 1980s, she has worked in studio practice, education, conflict mediation, and community-building. Cypis is a co-founder of the North East Youth Council, which develops civic leadership projects for youth in partnership with the Northeast Los Angeles Police Department. She was also a founding member of Mediators Without Borders, the founder of Kulture Klub Collaborative in Minneapolis, and director of the Foundation for Art Resources in Los Angeles. The collection was donated by the artist. [Sources: 1, 2]
Scope and Contents
The collection features publications and documents related to exhibitions, including posters, photographs, books, a CD, and a deck of cards. Publishers include Bowdoin College, Dalhouse Art Gallery, Mandarin Press, and ZERO1.
Documents: A program guide for an art festival in San Jose. A set of exhibition posters. A set of exhibition literature.
Objects: A folder of documentation from a group video exhibition. A CD featuring a performance recording from Dan Graham, a gallery in Chinatown, Los Angeles. A deck of cards. Two books. A copy of A Publication of Art and Writing by Kulture Klub.