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.
Marquis Hill: Rhythms of Black Poetry
Marquis Hill: Rhythms of Black Poetry
Trumpeter-composer Marquis Hill's new body of work takes inspiration from the connection he has with African American poetry.
Amir H. Fallah: Expressions of Identity
Amir H. Fallah: Expressions of Identity
Amir H. Fallah's "Perfect Strangers" explores the nature of self and the role of objects in expressions of identity.
Miguel Palma: Bridging Communication
Miguel Palma: Bridging Communication
Portuguese artist Miguel Palma's exhibition "Synapse," featuring five handmade bridges, explores the concepts of infrastructure and connection in Los Angeles.
Sille Storihle: From Stonewall to Hollywood
Sille Storihle: From Stonewall to Hollywood
Sille Storihle explores the history of California's LGBT communities through two films that connect historical issues to contemporary discourse.
Yujun Ye: L.A. Dreaming
Yujun Ye: L.A. Dreaming
Taiwanese artist Yujun Ye explores the multi-faceted dream that L.A. represents to its citizens and to the wider world in her exhibition "El Sueño de Los Angeles."
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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.

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Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.


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