Projects
For our Special Projects, Artbound traces the evolution of ambitious, time-based art pieces. We check in regularly with artists who use the Artbound transmedia platform to inform and engage online audiences to interact with offline happenings.
Through the eye of the Liminal Camera, a repurposed shipping container, Lauren Bon and the Optics Division of The Metabolic Studio trace the movement of silver and water from the Owens Valley through pipelines and bank accounts.
Borderblaster brings together the voices of vendors, artisans, artists, and activists in a series of conversations, readings, and interviews that reimagine the Mercado de Artesanias de la Linea and the crossing as a whole as an agora.
Forêt Intérieure/Interior Forest is a multi-faceted project by L.A.-based artist Alexandra Grant encompassing a series of public drawing sessions, reading groups, artist collaborations and an installation at 18th Street Arts Center.
From the Archives opens the doors to cultural institutions around Southern California revealing the art and objects that are often unseen by the public.
Artbound's music series Hear and Now explores songs with a sense of place. The idea is simple: put Southern California musicians in the locations that inspired a song, and document a performance of the song, in that place.
Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre (HDDT) creates ephemeral contemporary art experiences in extraordinary places that boldly redefine the relationship between audience and art.
Conceived by artist Hillary Mushkin, Incendiary Traces is a conceptually driven, community-generated art project that explores the political act of representing the Southern California landscape by creating a series of “draw-in” events in different locations across the region.
Artbound provides an exclusive look at the avant-garde opera, "Invisible Cities."
"Love on San Pedro" is inspired by the people who live, love and work in Skid Row, downtown Los Angeles.
Tanya Aguiñiga, is a maker of objects. A student of craft traditions, she is staging performance craft events and chronicling the process in text and images.
Public Matters’ Market Makeovers green the food desert -- one corner store at a time.
To trace the trajectory of Southern California art, Artbound is creating a collective timeline comprised of the decisive events that shaped artists' creative development.
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles is a multi-platform collaboration between the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Public Library, and USC professor Josh Kun that brings to life the Library's extraordinary Southern California Sheet Music Collection.
“The Unfinished” is an obelisk-shaped excavation located along the banks of the channelized L.A. River.
The purpose of The War on Both Sides/La guerra de los dos lados is to turn distance into proximity, alienation into intimacy, to build an ethical bridge across the border that says the violence itself is Other.
There It Is—Take It! is a self-guided car audio tour through Owens Valley, California along U.S. Route 395 examining the controversial social, political, and environmental history of the Los Angeles Aqueduct system.
La Guerra de Los Dos Lados: La Guerra Contra El Dolor
La Guerra de Los Dos Lados: La Guerra Contra El Dolor
¿Cuándo y cómo empezaron estos tiempos dolidos de violencia? No precisamente ayer y con el narcotráfico. La historia es añeja.
Artbound Special Episode 'Invisible Cities'
Artbound Special Episode 'Invisible Cities'
Artbound presents a one hour special focused on the avant-garde opera, "Invisible Cities."
La Guerra de Los Dos Lados: 10 Días Mexicanos
La Guerra de Los Dos Lados: 10 Días Mexicanos
¿Es posible traducir la cultura de la violencia en un sitio estético para la sanación?
The War on Both Sides: 10 Mexican Days
The War on Both Sides: 10 Mexican Days
Is it possible to translate the culture of violence into an aesthetic site of healing?
Market Makeover: Euclid Market Transformation
Market Makeover: Euclid Market Transformation
Euclid Market in Boyle Heights will have its grand reopening on Saturday, December 14.
The War on Both Sides: Art, Violence, and Healing in the Drug War
The War on Both Sides: Art, Violence, and Healing in the Drug War
What is the role of the creative community in the context of the drug war that is taking such a horrific toll on both sides of the Mexican-American border?
La Guerra de Los Dos Lados: Arte, Violencia y Sanación en la Guerra Contra el Narco
La Guerra de Los Dos Lados: Arte, Violencia y Sanación en la Guerra Contra el Narco
Artistas de Los Ángeles viajan a la Ciudad de México para reunirse con sus homólogos y plantear una sencilla e impactante pregunta: ¿Cuál es el papel de la comunidad creativa en el contexto de la guerra del narco que ha cobrado un precio devastador en ambos lados de la frontera entre México y los Estados Unidos?
Love on San Pedro: Reflecting on the Soul of Skid Row
Love on San Pedro: Reflecting on the Soul of Skid Row
An overview of Cornerstone Theater Company's "Love on San Pedro."
Market Makeover: Transforming Boyle Heights' Sociedad and Euclid Stores
Market Makeover: Transforming Boyle Heights' Sociedad and Euclid Stores
Community Liaisons -- emerging adults passionate about food justice -- are leading the healthy food store transformations in Boyle Heights
Love on San Pedro: A Photographic Journey From Skid Row to the Stage
Love on San Pedro: A Photographic Journey From Skid Row to the Stage
A photo essay captures a day in the life of actor Olusheyi Banjo, offering a glimpse into a community rendered invisible and largely ignored by much of the broader culture of L.A.
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Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

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Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

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Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

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Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

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Literature

Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

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Multi-Disciplinary

Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.

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Music

A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.

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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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