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.
Susan Silton and the Collective Act of Retyping Steinbeck
Susan Silton and the Collective Act of Retyping Steinbeck
Susan Silton's latest project, "In everything there is the trace," examines community, language, and labor through group typing sessions.
There It Is. Take It: 100 Years of the Los Angeles Aqueduct
There It Is. Take It: 100 Years of the Los Angeles Aqueduct
William Mulholland gave L.A. water and a motto to live by. David Ulin ruminates on the lifeblood of California.
Photos: Doug Aitken's Station to Station Stops By Los Angeles
Photos: Doug Aitken's Station to Station Stops By Los Angeles
Musicians Beck, No Age, and Dan Deacon performed at "Station to Station," Doug Aitken's traveling multimedia showcase and public art project that has made a stop at L.A's Union Station.
Illuminating Santa Monica: GLOW 2013
Illuminating Santa Monica: GLOW 2013
Glow has become Santa Monica's signature cultural event and one of the world's largest nighttime public art-based events.
MOCAtv: Brian Butler and the Art of Darkness
MOCAtv: Brian Butler and the Art of Darkness
Elevating mystic practices to the status of art -- or elevating art to the status of ritual --Brian Butler's films and performances are themselves Orphic ceremonies and Satanic rites.
Patrick Quan's Accidents, Failures, and Fantastical Landscapes
Patrick Quan's Accidents, Failures, and Fantastical Landscapes
Artist Patrick Quan's new installation transforms numerous spaces into a turbulent dreamscape of contemplative and confrontational portals for the viewer to peer through.
Billy Wilder, Thomas Mann and Arnold Schoenberg: Los Angeles Exiles
Billy Wilder, Thomas Mann and Arnold Schoenberg: Los Angeles Exiles
Exiled artists Billy Wilder, Thomas Mann, and Arnold Schoenberg relied upon L.A. to give new breadth and meaning to their work.
The Re/Collecting Project: Filipino Love Stories
The Re/Collecting Project: Filipino Love Stories
The Re/Collecting Project aims to share the cultural history of the Filipino community emanating from different perspectives and nontraditional formats.
Blurry by Design: Public Matters on Social Enterprise
Blurry by Design: Public Matters on Social Enterprise
Public Matters encourages productive outcomes from the meeting of two sets of otherwise contrary institutional logics: that of the market and of the social movement.
Welcome to Alexandra Grant's Interior Forest
Welcome to Alexandra Grant's Interior Forest
"Forêt Intérieure/Interior Forest" is a project by L.A.-based artist Alexandra Grant encompassing a series of public drawing sessions, reading groups, artist collaborations and an installation at 18th Street Arts Center.
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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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