Lisa Locascio
Lisa Locascio

Lisa Locascio's writing has appeared in n+1, Santa Monica Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Salon, and many other magazines and anthologies. Lisa’s work on the late Chilean author Roberto Bolaño has received notices in The New Yorker, Bookforum, and The Los Angeles Times, and she is the first Anglophone journalist to be granted an interview with Bolaño’s widow, Carolina López, which will appear in The Believer in June 2014. She lives in Los Angeles and has recently completed a novel, "Jutland Gothic."

Recent Articles
Olga Lah's Theological Installations
Olga Lah's Theological Installations
Korean-American Olga Lah's installation works are excavations of the ideas of grace and transcendence that are informed by her religious perspective.
Celebrating Visibility: The Los Angeles Poverty Department Walks The Talk
Celebrating Visibility: The Los Angeles Poverty Department Walks The Talk
The Walk the Talk parade is a biennial celebration led by the L.A. Poverty Department (LAPD), a 30 year-old performance collective devoted to giving voice to Skid Row residents.
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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.

icon, Multi-Disciplinary discipline


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

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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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