KCET's Artbound Presents MOCAtv on April 17

The Hour-Long Special will Showcase a Diverse Collection of

Videos from the Renowned Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 

 

Burbank, CA - April 10, 2014 - KCET's award-winning transmedia arts and culture series, ARTBOUND, presents an hour-long special featuring short, vibrant videos from MOCAtv, the art video channel developed as a digital extension of the education and exhibition programming of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA). The series premieres on KCET on April 17 at 9 p.m. The series presented by MOCAtv Creative Director Emma Reeves premieres on KCET on April 17 at 9 p.m.

Featuring an eclectic mix of videos profiling brilliant artworks like Barry Le Va's "Shatterscatter" and prolific artists such as Sterling Ruby, Nan Goldin and Fatima Al Qadiri, ARTBOUND PRESENTS MOCAtv, will showcase a series of original short videos designed to engage a global audience with contemporary art and its intersection with film, video, music, performance, dance, comedy and more.

MOCAtv is MOCA's official YouTube channel with over 6.7 million views and more than 160,000 subscribers, and the winner of a Webby Award in 2013. MOCAtv presents distinctive programming strands, including Art + Comedy, Artist Video Projects, The Artist's Studio, Art in The Streets, Art + Music, MOCA U, and YouTube Curated by, that explore the confluence of art and related creative disciplines and cultural developments, in addition to exclusive content created in conjunction with MOCA exhibitions.

"We are excited to collaborate with one of leading arts institutions in Southern California, which underscores our commitment to providing access to the dynamic contemporary, visual and performance arts scene in this region," said Juan Devis, Vice President, Arts & Culture Programming, KCETLink. "Artbound is inherently the ideal platform to share an initiative like MOCAtv. We're pleased MOCA shares our vision to provide Southern California's most passionate, art-minded audience with a first-look into the world's most talented artists."

For more info about the award-winning ARTBOUND series, please visit kcet.org/artbound.

ABOUT KCET

On-air, online and in the community, KCET plays a vital role in the cultural and educational enrichment of Southern and Central California. KCET offers a wide range of award-winning local programming as well as the finest public television programs from around the world. Throughout its 50-year history, KCET has won hundreds of major awards for its local and regional news and public affairs programming, its national drama and documentary productions, its quality educational family and children's programs, its outreach and community services and its website, kcet.org. KCET is a donor-supported community institution. For additional information about KCET productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org. KCET is a service of KCETLink.

THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES (MOCA)

Founded in 1979, MOCA's vision is to be the defining museum of contemporary art. In a relatively short period of time, MOCA has achieved astonishing growth with three Los Angeles locations of architectural renown; a world-class permanent collection of more than 6,800 objects international in scope and among the finest in the world; hallmark education programs that are widely emulated; award-winning publications that present original scholarship; groundbreaking monographic, touring, and thematic exhibitions of international repute that survey the art of our time; and cutting-edge engagement with modes of new media production. MOCA is a not-for-profit institution that relies on a variety of funding sources for its activities.  For 24-hour information on current exhibitions, education programs, and special events, call 213 626 6222 or access MOCA online at moca.org.

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