Launched October 1, 2012, 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. MOCAtv is the first and only dedicated art channel to be part of YouTube's Original Channels and is part of YouTube Education, a collection of more than 700,000 videos on a wide range of educational topics from math to science, history to geography. MOCAtv presents both curated and original videos to inform, educate and engage a global audience with contemporary art and its intersection with film, video, music, performance, dance, comedy, and more.
Playing Paint: The Video Art of Brian Bress
Playing Paint: The Video Art of Brian Bress
Brian Bress dismantles the distinctions between drawing, painting, video, and object through his fusion of language, image, the non-sequitur, and the meaningful.
MOCAtv: William Wegman & His Weimaraner Dogs
MOCAtv: William Wegman & His Weimaraner Dogs
Working with man's best friend gives William Wegman's work an inherent, perhaps instinctive charm, one that has led to the artist's creation of iconic film shorts.
MOCAtv: Chris Burden's Late Night Commercials
MOCAtv: Chris Burden's Late Night Commercials
Chris Burden is an enormously influential figure in conceptual art. The artist is the latest subject in the West Coast Video Artist series available on MOCAtv.
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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


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.

icon, Performance discipline


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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