Vote Head-to-Head: Imperial Valley's Graffiti Row vs. The Art of Independent Games

Graffiti Row: Outsider Rock Formations in the Imperial Desert

Graffiti Row is an approximately 2 mile stretch of outsider art creations in Imperial Valley, comprised of covert, man-made rock formations depicting anything from animals to names.

IndieCade 2013: The International Festival of Independent Games

Southern California is fast becoming as important for gaming as it is for movies and TV. Game design is working toward being seen as a significant artistic medium.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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Visual Arts

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

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