Anne Bray
Anne Bray

Anne Bray has been working at the intersection of public space and media art as a hybrid artist and director of the nonprofit media arts organization, Freewaves (see The creativity of one and the social outreach of the other have continuously fed each other. Engagement with edgy, demanding, enlightening art by a broad public is Bray's mission. She connects challenging art with venues that offer the visibility, equipment and timing for prominent display with an involved viewership.

Recent Articles
SOC(i)AL: Art + People
SOC(i)AL: Art + People
SOCAL SOCIAL: Art + People is a free, public series of roundtable discussions and weekend events that explores socially engaged art in Southern California from East to West.
iGallery: Art in Transit
iGallery: Art in Transit
Freewaves and game designer, Happy Dojo, have developed a video art gallery app that highlights the most challenging and controversial videos by L.A.-based digital artists made for L.A. buses.
Art & The Unknown at LAX's SEE CHANGE
Art & The Unknown at LAX's SEE CHANGE
The SEE CHANGE installation, located at LAX, contains four hours of video art. Watch a clip from the airport exhibit to see how some of the 17 artists participating, ask: can you distinguish reality from illusion?
'SEE CHANGE': Finding Truth in Trillions of Pixels
'SEE CHANGE': Finding Truth in Trillions of Pixels
This weekend Freewaves and 20 artists are launching "SEE CHANGE," 2 groundbreaking video installations featuring 27 original, site-specific artworks, located in the arrivals hall of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX, permanently accessible to the public.
Images and Identity: A Bifurcated Video View
Images and Identity: A Bifurcated Video View
Freewaves ask viewers to consider how their brain tries to straddle the two perspectives in videos made by two Jewish male artists, American and Israeli, using words and images.
Art or Advertising: The Commercial Game
Art or Advertising: The Commercial Game
The advertising industry's profits in USA total $23 billion a year and we each absorb 5,000 ads a day. Do we form our own opinions and occasionally know who we are?
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Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

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Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

icon, Cultural Politics discipline

Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

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Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

icon, Literature discipline


Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

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Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.

icon, Music discipline


A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.

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Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.

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Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.

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