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.
Artbound Special: One Hundred Mules Walking the L.A. Aqueduct Airs Tuesday, August 18 at 8 PM
Artbound Special: One Hundred Mules Walking the L.A. Aqueduct Airs Tuesday, August 18 at 8 PM
The special episode "One Hundred Mules Walking the Los Angeles Aqueduct" airs Tuesday, August 18 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.
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.
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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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