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.
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
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 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.
Postcards From the Future: Utopian North, Dystopian South
Postcards From the Future: Utopian North, Dystopian South
Writers and filmmakers have been exploring the future of California for decades, approaching Northern and Southern California in utopian/dystopian contexts.
Covet: The Elias Fontes Art Collection
Covet: The Elias Fontes Art Collection
Alonso Elias has collected emblematic work from seminal artists of the Tijuana movement.
Making L.A.: Deborah Sussman Loves Los Angeles
Making L.A.: Deborah Sussman Loves Los Angeles
How Deborah Sussman's colorful graphics transformed Los Angeles and paved a path for women designers.
Homer's Odyssey Performed in a Honda Odyssey
Homer's Odyssey Performed in a Honda Odyssey
"Odyssey Odyssey" is a performance adapted from a segment in Homer's "The Odyssey," that takes place in a Honda Odyssey driving the freeways of Los Angeles.
A Brief History of Los Angeles' Tallest Buildings
A Brief History of Los Angeles' Tallest Buildings
In conjunction with artist Kamau Patton's helicopter performance art, Machine Project compiles a history of the tallest buildings throughout the history of Los Angeles.
Big City Forum: Peter Zellner, Analia Saban, Adriana Cuellar and Marcel Sanchez-Prieto


Big City Forum: Peter Zellner, Analia Saban, Adriana Cuellar and Marcel Sanchez-Prieto


In conjunction with the exhibition "Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie," Big City Forum presents an event that examines how we respond to public space.
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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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