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.
Michael Trigilio and Messages to the Future
Michael Trigilio and Messages to the Future
What part of human existence should we preserve for future generations? San Diego multimedia artist Michael Trigilio captures the folly of sending messages to the future.
Cannibalizing the Biennial: Mexicali's Binational Celebration
Cannibalizing the Biennial: Mexicali's Binational Celebration
The 2013 MexiCali Biennial is an exhibition exploring the social and cultural makeup of immigrant communities in East L.A. and Mexicali.
Artbound Season 2 Episode 2
Artbound Season 2 Episode 2
This episode of Artbound features the portrait work of bi-cultural artist Shizu Saldamando, Nery Gabriel Lemus' artwork inspired by his experiences as a social worker, the history of L.A's street art culture, the mapping of Tijuana's burgeoning arts scene, and a musical performance by the folk-country band I See Hawks in L.A.
Community's the Thing: Susan Silton Examines the Power of Names
Community's the Thing: Susan Silton Examines the Power of Names
L.A. artist Susan Silton's "Who's in a Name?" looks at rituals of history, celebrity, and death by investigating how we acknowledge and commemorate one another.
Artbound Season 2, Episode 2 airs May 30 at 9 PM
Artbound Season 2, Episode 2 airs May 30 at 9 PM
Artbound's second episode brings stories that celebrate the creative spirit of Southern California, only on KCET May 30, at 9 p.m. PST.
Counter Cliché: The Asian and Latino Bi-Cultural Experience
Counter Cliché: The Asian and Latino Bi-Cultural Experience
Shizu Saldamando's portraits are heavily influenced by Chicano art sensibilities and her Japanese heritage. Her subjects aren't the cookie-cutter characters we see in popular culture, but real, breathing beings actively building their identity.
Proyecto MercadoFRESCO: Enlightenment & a Giant Taco
Proyecto MercadoFRESCO: Enlightenment & a Giant Taco
Proyecto MercadoFRESCO is trying to shift the cultural perception of the corner store from public health blight to community resource.
reFRAME: Valley Days and the Actors Fund Partners
reFRAME: Valley Days and the Actors Fund Partners
Valley Days offers employment and training programs serving entertainment industry professionals in need of financial, career, and emotional guidance.
From the Center of the Margin: Contemporary Art Galleries in Downtown Tijuana
From the Center of the Margin: Contemporary Art Galleries in Downtown Tijuana
Artists and musicians are reinvigorating Tijuana's historic tourist district by opening small independent, largely self-funded art galleries and spaces.
Catching the Incurable Contagion: Black Los Angeles' Disco Queers
Catching the Incurable Contagion: Black Los Angeles' Disco Queers
Disco music was a space of reconciliation for many black homosexuals who experienced the Christian church as a site of violence and alienation.
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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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