18th Street Arts Center
18th Street Arts Center is an artists’ residency program that provokes public dialogue through contemporary art-making. 18th Street's residencies, exhibitions, public events, talks, and publications encourage, showcase and support the creation of cutting-edge contemporary art and foster collaboration and interaction between artists locally, nationally and internationally.
Patricia Fernández: Translations of Memory
Patricia Fernández: Translations of Memory
Patricia Fernández cultivates and shares a symbolic archive of Spanish Republicans' flight into France, a path known as la Retirada, to escape persecution in 1939.
EZTV: Three Decades of Video Antics
EZTV: Three Decades of Video Antics
Video collective EZTV attracted artists and video-makers whose work wouldn't or couldn't be made in either the film industry or the traditional art world.
Jazzman John Ellis On Writing in L.A.
Jazzman John Ellis On Writing in L.A.
Saxophonist and composer John Ellis has spent his residency at 18th Street Arts Center by composing 30 new pieces of work.
The Curatorial Arts of Yael Lipschutz
The Curatorial Arts of Yael Lipschutz
Yael Lipschutz is organizing a body of research around the intersection of art and technology for her residency at 18th Street Arts Center.
Under a Spell: The Witchcraft of Elena Bajo
Under a Spell: The Witchcraft of Elena Bajo
Elena Bajo's exhibition, "With Entheogenic Intent," investigates the "sculptural anarchive" of suppressed political histories, extending her research to California's geopolitical context.
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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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