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.
Sun Records: Hackstronomists Make Art From Solar Sound
Sun Records: Hackstronomists Make Art From Solar Sound
Artists Mark Farina and Matthew Horne converted a radio telescope to absorb the sun's rays, transforming the waves into audible sounds, high-pitched blips to Yoko-esque wails to white noise like the ocean. It's sun music for desert lands.
Levitating the Archaic Mind with Michael Heizer's
Levitating the Archaic Mind with Michael Heizer's "Levitated Mass" at Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Tyler Stallings ruminates on the connections between the archaic and contemporary in Michael Heizer's project "Levitated Mass," which perhaps represents a desire to reconnect with the sacred: the planet itself.
KChung Radio is a Sound Sensation
KChung Radio is a Sound Sensation
KChung Radio broadcasts an eclectic array of music, experimental shows, performance artists, and even on air meditations.
Around the Counties: Exploring Inland Empire Arts and Culture with Ruth Nolan
Around the Counties: Exploring Inland Empire Arts and Culture with Ruth Nolan
This week's edition of Around the Counties, explores the art scene in the Inland Empire and features columnist Ruth Nolan. Find out which art communities are emerging in the counties of San Bernardino and Riverside.
Cheech and Chong: Alice Bowie and the First Chicano Punk Song
Cheech and Chong: Alice Bowie and the First Chicano Punk Song
As Chicano Art moves forward in its documentation, some artistic consideration may have to be made for "Earache My Eye Featuring Alice Bowie," a 1974 Cheech and Chong sketch poking at the commercial record industry. "It wasn't just a parody," says Cheech, "it was the real stuff."
Living on the Dime: A Cultural History of the I-10 Freeway
Living on the Dime: A Cultural History of the I-10 Freeway
In 2003, Antonio Gonzalez Vasquez started Living On the Dime: A View of the World from Along the I-10 environmental and cultural research oral history project to study the effects of the I-10 freeway on Southern California communities.
The Gender Battles of Alexandra Croitoru
The Gender Battles of Alexandra Croitoru
Romanian artist Alexandra Croitoru's work seeks to expose and challenge sociological, geo-political and gender power structures in present-day Romania.
Bob's Crystal Cave
Bob's Crystal Cave
Enter the Crystal Cave. Inhale the musty air, the scent of glue and dreams. Revel in the tiny sea of gold light illuminating a sea of turquoise and pink chrysacolla stones. Welcome to Bob's Cave, a hidden desert treasure.
Around the Counties: This Weekend in Southern California
Around the Counties: This Weekend in Southern California
Need something to do this weekend? Every week the Artbound staff will be featuring events taking place in Southern California that you should consider attending.
Bug Art: Volkswagen Beetles Get the Tricked-Out Treatment
Bug Art: Volkswagen Beetles Get the Tricked-Out Treatment
The dozen owners of wacky Volkswagen bugs that are part of the sprawling VW Classic in Irvine this weekend probably wouldn't be there if not for Adolf Hitler. The world's most beloved car was shaped in no small fashion by one of the world's most atrocious human beings ever.
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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.

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Multi-Disciplinary

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

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Music

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

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Performance

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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