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Julie Adler

Producer (2006-​​2009)

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Tibet Connection Producer Julie Adler (she’s not the monk)

Julie Adler was a Producer for The Tibet Connection from 2006 to 2009. She is a visual and per­for­mance artist who uses a vari­ety of media includ­ing, but not lim­ited to paint­ing and draw­ing, music, instal­la­tion, and video. She holds an MFA in Visual Arts and Music (Voice) from California Institute of the Arts and BFA from Cooper Union in New York. She also did a year res­i­dency in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, in stu­dio with artist Annette Messager and guid­ance from Mona Hatoum.

Julie was born and raised in Los Angeles, but took to the road early, and has lived in Paris, Edinburgh, London and New York. She con­sid­ers her reset­tle­ment back in LA part of an ongo­ing artis­tic explo­ration. While at Cal Arts, she served on the Intercultural Arts com­mit­tee which pro­moted world music and art. In addi­tion, she received a Durfee Foundation grant to travel to the Altai Mountains of China in search of throat singers. She has also trav­eled to Outer Mongolia, Central America, India, Tibet and Europe. She has helped pro­duce music events around L.A., includ­ing the World Festival of Sacred Music, the Americas, EARJAM and more recently, Call & Response, a ben­e­fit for Tibetan monks pre­sent­ing Western and Tibetan music on one stage at REDCAT theatre.

As an writer and edi­tor, she has con­ducted inter­views and done arti­cles for var­i­ous local yoga and Buddhist pub­li­ca­tions and worked on the book Portraits of Tibetan Buddhist Masters (University of California Press, 2005) and most recently was co-​​producer and writer/​editor on Living Wisdom with the Dalai Lama (Sounds True, 2006).

See Julie’s pieces on our site
Julie Adler on myspace
Julie’s videos on Vimeo