Multi-Disciplinary
These multi-hyphenate works don’t think outside of the box, they obliterate it altogether. Perhaps the performance and video art of Chicano provocateurs ASCO, or the rebellious body art of Chris Burden, or the fireworks spectacles of Judy Chicago. Multi-disciplinary works combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.
'Abandonment Chic' and the Modern Desert
'Abandonment Chic' and the Modern Desert
Writer/ photographer duo High & Dry step into Randsburg, CA: a town straddling the worlds of tourist destination, motorcycle Valhalla and diminished landscape where civilized specters remain.
Joe DeVera: A Former Marine Retraces Conflict
Joe DeVera: A Former Marine Retraces Conflict
Artist Joe DeVera's installations question and serve as a vehicle to retrace the history of conflicts in our time and in turn, to comprehend the recurring events of human tragedy.
Artbound Special: America Deserta Airs Tuesday, July 28 at 8 PM
Artbound Special: America Deserta Airs Tuesday, July 28 at 8 PM
The special episode "America Deserta" airs Tuesday, July 28 at 8 p.m. on KCET-TV.
Soldadera: Loving in the War Years
Soldadera: Loving in the War Years
Exhibition "Soldadera" disrupts the master narratives of the Mexican Revolution. It revitalizes archives to uncover hidden stories, imagines and creates an alternate reality, and commemorates women of an important past while searching for new ways to protect the self and the body.
Artbound Special: One Hundred Mules Walking the L.A. Aqueduct Airs Tuesday, July 21 at 8 PM
Artbound Special: One Hundred Mules Walking the L.A. Aqueduct Airs Tuesday, July 21 at 8 PM
The special episode "One Hundred Mules Walking the Los Angeles Aqueduct" airs Tuesday, July 21 at 8 p.m. on KCET-TV.
The Art of Unrest: The Political Undertones of Noah Purifoy and Mark Bradford
The Art of Unrest: The Political Undertones of Noah Purifoy and Mark Bradford
This summer, two solo exhibitions at Los Angeles area museums: "Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth" and "Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada" present significant bodies of work by African American artists, whose careers have blossomed in the city.
Three Reflections on California's Cultural Connections to Cuba
Three Reflections on California's Cultural Connections to Cuba
As Cuba's relationship with the U.S. begins to thaw, Artbound reflects on the artistic and cultural connections between California and the Caribbean nation.
Chicano-Con Is San Diego's Latino-Focused Comic-Con
Chicano-Con Is San Diego's Latino-Focused Comic-Con
Comic-Con, the massive geek gathering, has separated itself from the residents of surrounding neighborhoods like Barrio Logan. With Chicano-Con, David Favela and his friends worked to create their own convention -- one that encompassed the rich Mexican/Chicano arts and culture found in their community.
Soldadera: The Armored Rebozo
Soldadera: The Armored Rebozo
A bulletproof rebozo hangs on a wall in Nao Bustamante's exhibition "Soldadera." The yellow shawl carries the stories of women who were a part of the Mexican Revolution's violent history but that are often unrecognized.
Five SoCal Artists With Iranian Heritage
Five SoCal Artists With Iranian Heritage
Artbound looks to Los Angeles -- sometimes called Tehrangeles -- to view the work of five Iranian-American artists, whose art address their own relationships to their homeland.
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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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