Artbound teams with forward-thinking institutions, non-profits, and organizations that investigate how art should be experienced in the 21st century.
18th Street Arts Center is an artists’ residency program that provokes public dialogue through contemporary art-making.
ARID: A Journal of Desert Art, Design and Ecology is a peer-reviewed bi-annual journal focusing on cross-disciplinary explorations of desert arts, design, culture, and the environment for both scholarly and new audiences.
The Annenberg Space for Photography, the only cultural destination in Los Angeles dedicated to exhibiting both digital and print photography, has partnered with Artbound to present five television specials that showcase the breadth of artistic works displayed in recent exhibitions at the Photography Space.
Antelope Valley Art Outpost is a creative placemaking project that supports regional vitality through artist-driven projects in the unincorporated California communities of Littlerock and Sun Village.
Arts for LA helps communities throughout Los Angeles County advocate for greater investment in the arts.
Boom: A Journal of California is a new, cross-disciplinary publication that explores the history, culture, arts, politics, and society of California.
Big City Forum is an interdisciplinary project that facilitates the exchange of ideas through gatherings, symposiums, exhibitions, and special events that provide access to forward-thinking creative projects.
Classical KUSC, one of the largest classical stations in the nation, is a listener-supported, nonprofit public radio station broadcasting from downtown Los Angeles.
Freewaves is dedicated to the creative exhibition of the most innovative and culturally relevant independent new media art from around the world.
Friends of Friends Music is a record label and creative marketing hub based in Los Angeles linking like minded artists, labels, brands and media outlets in unique and forward thinking ways.
The Getty Villa’s annual outdoor theater performance is part of an innovative theater program that enhances the visitor’s experience of the ancient world.
Half Cut Tea is a two person documentary team based out of Los Angeles, CA.
Independent Shakespeare Co. presents a series providing a unique behind the scenes look at the mounting of Macbeth, Shakespeare’s tale of inappropriate desire and dire consequences.
The Los Angeles/Islam Arts Initiative brings together nearly 30 cultural institutions throughout Los Angeles to tell various stories of traditional and contemporary art from multiple Islamic regions and their significant global diasporas.
LACMA9 Art + Film Lab, in residence in nine communities, offers free art and film workshops, an oral history project, outdoor film screenings, plus a day of free admission to LACMA.
MOCAtv is a new, contemporary art video channel, developed as a digital extension of the education and exhibition programming of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Machine Project recently invited over 20 artists to create performances that respond to notable architectural sites throughout Los Angeles, collectively creating The Machine Project Field Guide to L.A. Architecture
The Hammer's biennial exhibition Made in L.A. 2014 features works by 35 Los Angeles artists with an emphasis on emerging and under recognized artists.
Mexicali Rose is a grass roots communitarian organization dedicated to providing free access to artistic media for the community youth of Mexicali, Baja California.
Otis College of Art and Design has partnered with KCETLink and Artbound to provide deeper engagement with the Otis Report on the Creative Economy through online articles and video segments that will appear weekly on Artbound, and a broadcast episode airing March 24.
Panther Productions is the professional broadcast and digital media studio at Chapman University in Orange, CA.
Proximal Records is a Los Angeles based independent record label with a mission of supporting and promoting vibrant new voices in the local electronic music community.
A series of discussions around LA about Socially Engaged Art, September to November 2012. Instigated by Anne Bray of
The Skid Row Freewalls Project, a collaboration between the Skid Row Housing Trust and LALA Arts, is a large-scale public art mural project dedicated to infusing life and hope into a community of residents, workers, and commuters in the Skid Row area.
The Broad is a contemporary art museum under construction on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles dedicated to the collections of Eli and Edythe Broad.
The Colburn School, located in downtown Los Angeles, provides the highest quality performing arts education at all levels of development in an optimal learning environment.
The Luckman Fine Arts Complex is the home of professional visual and performing arts on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles.
ARTSblock's mission is to provide a cultural presence, educational resource, community center and intellectual meeting ground for the university and the community.
Engine30 is an outgrowth of USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism's Master's program in arts journalism that experiments with digital media practices, systems and tools, using L.A. as a living laboratory.
The USC Libraries actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge at the University of Southern California and beyond.
design east of La Brea (you can call us de LaB) is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that celebrates and supports local creatives in their efforts to enlighten, improve and engage the city.
popantipop is an independent label, management company, and recording studio.
The Textures and Textiles of Artist Bibi Katholm
The Textures and Textiles of Artist Bibi Katholm
Through the use of carefully selected fabrics and other found objects, Danish artist Bibi Katholm cuts and manipulates her materials, juxtaposing fabrics and paints to construct a visual montage not unlike a film editor when creating a scene.
Walter Arlen: Exiled Composer's Personal Works Are Rediscovered
Walter Arlen: Exiled Composer's Personal Works Are Rediscovered
Born Walter Aptowitzer, composer Walter Arlen left Nazi-occupied Austria in 1939 for the United States at age 18. In Los Angeles, Arlen would become a prominent music critic but stash away his original works for many years. In recent times, an effort has been made to make his songs public.
At the Epicenter: Cristopher Cichocki's New Earth Art
At the Epicenter: Cristopher Cichocki's New Earth Art
The site-specific installations of Cristopher Cichocki's "New Earth Art" address issues related to an increasingly toxic global environment.
D.I.Y: Art from the Indonesian Archipelago
D.I.Y: Art from the Indonesian Archipelago
For "Road Trip to California" visiting artists Heri Dono, Kow Leong Kiang, Ahmad Zakii Anwar and Putu Sutawijaya rented a car and traveled along the state's coast. The joint exhibition is both informed by their explorations of California and the plurality of cultures within the Indonesian/Malaysian archipelago.
Instigating Histories: The Work of Mapa Teatro
Instigating Histories: The Work of Mapa Teatro
Mapa Teatro, a collective based in Bogotá, Colombia, uses theater, performance, and installation to create complex visual narratives that ask open-ended questions about the drug war, violence and other global issues. The group recently completed a one-month residency at 18th Street Arts Center.
Candice Lin's Garden of Earthly Delights
Candice Lin's Garden of Earthly Delights
Candice Lin's exhibition, "Sycorax's Garden" explores the intersection between science and mysticism in the evolution of organic chemistry, considering how botanical treatments were historically associated with female social roles of healer, herbalist, and witch.
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Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

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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.

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Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

icon, Literature discipline


Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

icon, Multi-Disciplinary discipline


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

icon, Music discipline


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

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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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