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.
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.
Venzha Christ and the Sounds of 'Area 51'
Venzha Christ and the Sounds of 'Area 51'
"Area 51: A Sound Installation" by Venzha Christ is a new site-specific, sound installation at UCR ARTSblock's Culver Center of the Arts.
Hypertextualist Michael Joyce on Alexandra Grant, Hélène Cixous, and Carolyn Guyer
Hypertextualist Michael Joyce on Alexandra Grant, Hélène Cixous, and Carolyn Guyer
The writer meditates on Alexandra Grant's "Fôret Interieure/Interior Forest" and introduces an original work of fiction around the central theme of the exhibition, the "perfect other."
On Telepathy and Philippines: A Conversation with Alexandra Grant and Hélène Cixous
On Telepathy and Philippines: A Conversation with Alexandra Grant and Hélène Cixous
Alexandra Grant speaks with French writer Hélène Cixous to discuss how her book, "Philippines," was the genesis of Grant's exhibition "Forêt Intérieure/Interior Forest."
Artbound Receives NEA Art Works Grant
Artbound Receives NEA Art Works Grant
Artbound has received an Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Pop-Life: Why Melrose Avenue is a Mecca for Graffiti Writers
Pop-Life: Why Melrose Avenue is a Mecca for Graffiti Writers
Melrose Avenue has served as a center for local graffiti artists, including MEAR ONE, AXIS, DYTCH, and LYNK, since the 1980s.
Beyond the Snail: The Art and Imagination of the Coachella Festival
Beyond the Snail: The Art and Imagination of the Coachella Festival
At Coachella, L.A. artists continue to dominate the festival's art arena.
De-silvering the Mirror: Mining for Film in the Owens Valley
De-silvering the Mirror: Mining for Film in the Owens Valley
It is a little-known fact that some of the silver and chemicals to produce the films that made Hollywood the global center of the movie industry were extracted from the Owens Valley.
Locals Only: Pop and Politics at Experience Music Project L.A.
Locals Only: Pop and Politics at Experience Music Project L.A.
The EMP festival explores L.A.'s long and vibrant musical history by tracking down those lesser known and more carefully protected pockets that changed and altered the musical landscape.
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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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