David Cotner
David Cotner

David Cotner is a Los Angeles-based writer.

Recent Articles
The Haters: 35 Years of Noise
The Haters: 35 Years of Noise
The Haters, founded in 1979 by G.X. Jupitter-Larsen, was one of the earliest acts in the modern noise scene. The band celebrates 35 years since its inception.
Persistence of Visionaries: German Director Peter Sempel Comes to L.A.
Persistence of Visionaries: German Director Peter Sempel Comes to L.A.
Sempelfest covers more than three decades of German director Peter Sempel's "personal portraits" of some of the most challenging musicians and artists.
Kenneth Anger on the Resurrection of
Kenneth Anger on the Resurrection of "Lucifer Rising"
Filmmaker Kenneth Anger discusses rediscovering a long lost version of his psychedelic film "Lucifer Rising."
Cinefamily and the Fine Art of the 24-Hour Telethon
Cinefamily and the Fine Art of the 24-Hour Telethon
Cinefamily's third annual Fantastic Elastic Telethon will operate non-stop for 24 hours at L.A.'s Silent Movie Theatre starting on December 14th.
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icon, Architecture/ Design discipline

Architecture/ Design

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

icon, Community Arts discipline

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.

icon, Film & Media Arts discipline

Film & Media Arts

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

icon, Literature discipline

Literature

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

icon, Multi-Disciplinary discipline

Multi-Disciplinary

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

icon, Music discipline

Music

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

icon, Performance discipline

Performance

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

icon, Visual Arts discipline

Visual Arts

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


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