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.
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.
Five Observations on the Human Toll of the Mexican Drug War
Five Observations on the Human Toll of the Mexican Drug War
As the war on drugs continues to be a prominent news topic and the media presents images of violence, Artbound reflects on artists and community members on both sides of the border who challenge the idea that the border is simply a cartel war zone.
Zzyzx: Revisiting Doc Springer's Boulevard of Dreams
Zzyzx: Revisiting Doc Springer's Boulevard of Dreams
Open for 30 years, The Zzyzx Mineral Springs and Health Resort was the vision of radio evangelist and business man Curtis Howe Springer. The once popular desert destination was a place where guests could bask in sermons and sunshine, and restore with a special diet.
Five Reflections on California's Latino Cultural Identity
Five Reflections on California's Latino Cultural Identity
With the Latino population at the core of California, Artbound reflects on the cultural impact of shifting demographics through visuals arts, music, and photography.
Five Artists Inspired By the Spirit of Frida Kahlo
Five Artists Inspired By the Spirit of Frida Kahlo
To celebrate her birthday, Artbound finds parts of Frida Kahlo in her influence on contemporary Southern California artists.
POSTscript: End of an Era for A Downtown Space
POSTscript: End of an Era for A Downtown Space
Experimental exhibition space PØST is shuttering amid a changing downtown Los Angeles. Founded by HK Zamani, the artist ruminates about the venue's past, present and possible future.
The Fine Art of Fireworks
The Fine Art of Fireworks
Long live the spectacle. For the Fourth of July, Artbound profiles Southern California artists who like to blow stuff up.
Artbound Wins at 57th Southern California Journalism Awards
Artbound Wins at 57th Southern California Journalism Awards
Artbound was presented with two First Place awards at the 57th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards.
The Mojave Project: John C. Van Dyke and the Desert Wasteland
The Mojave Project: John C. Van Dyke and the Desert Wasteland
Although collective attitudes towards arid landscapes have changed drastically over time, the concept of desert as wasteland continues to persist.
Noah Purifoy's Sophisticated Assemblage
Noah Purifoy's Sophisticated Assemblage
At LACMA, exhibition "Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada" traces an overall chronology of the assemblage artist life's work.
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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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