Partners
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.
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.
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 Freewaves.org
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 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.
Haider Ali: The King of Pakistani Truck Painting
Haider Ali: The King of Pakistani Truck Painting
The Pacific Asia Museum's "From the Grand Trunk Road to Route 66" brings an eclectic array of arts from Pakistan to Los Angeles.
Shangri La: Islamic Arts Come to Los Angeles
Shangri La: Islamic Arts Come to Los Angeles
The L.A. Islam Arts Initiative citywide program offers non-Muslim viewers the opportunity to see there's a rich creative culture within the Muslim communities.
The Un-Private Collection: Kara Walker and Ava DuVernay
The Un-Private Collection: Kara Walker and Ava DuVernay
As part of The Broad Museum's The Un-Private Collection, filmmaker Ava DuVernay recently spoke with artist Kara Walker about her artwork and recent sugar Sphinx sculpture, "A Subtlety."
Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop
Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop
The exhibition "Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop" explores how Islam played a vital role in politicizing Hip-Hop, and how it continues to shape the genre today.
From Baja to Beijing: TJ in China's Intercontinental Connection
From Baja to Beijing: TJ in China's Intercontinental Connection
TJ in China Project Space connects Baja artists looking to become more connected with the international art world limelight.
The Un-Private Collection: John Currin and James Cuno
The Un-Private Collection: John Currin and James Cuno
James Cuno, president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, speaks with artist John Currin about how traditional portraiture influenced Currin's modern interpretation of the form.
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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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