“Ocean Inspiration Through Art”
Friday, September 11 at 12:00pm. To sign up, click here.
Join us for a discussion with Mason Rothschild and Annie Sperling about the art installation they will create for The Blue Hour and the creative inspiration they draw from the ocean. The conversation will be moderated by AltaSea board member Cynthia Hirschhorn.
Mason Rothschild is a multi-sensory installation artist, stage designer, and inventor. He is the founder and creative director of Discordian Design. He has designed spaces and interactive art for many global brands including TikTok, Buzzfeed, Beats, Netflix, and River LA. Mason was the former creative director for Desert Daze Music and Arts Festival.
Annie Sperling is an artist, set, and installation designer. She has been a production designer for a
multitude of projects and directors including David LaChapelle, Ellen Von Unwerth, Billy Eilish, Miley Cyrus, Ninja from Die Antwoord, Sophie Muller. Her work can be seen in numerous Art, editorial and commercial projects. Her work is also featured on two Taschen covers for David LaChapelle’s books.
She has painted over 20 inner city murals working with neighborhoods and at-risk youth and was a
substitute teacher in LA Unified for middle school aged students. She has directed 3 music videos and is continually working with photography, drawing, and painting.
Cynthia Hirschhorn (Moderator)
Cynthia is an environmental designer and advocate for healthy civic life who believes in aligning missions to amplify resources for more impact at the civic scale.
Cynthia proudly serves on the boards of AltaSea, RiverLA, and the advisory board of UCLA’s Luskin Center for Innovation, to which she brings her passions for water resiliency, public art, community gardens and economic opportunity. Cynthia also founded Unycyn Civic Arts through which she’s developed flowproject.la, a resource site promoting civic arts and water resiliency, as well as civicas.net, a women’s civic leadership network.