Janet Owen Driggs | KCET
Janet Owen Driggs
Janet's work has been exhibited internationally, including in the United States, Europe, Scandinavia, and Brazil. She has curated exhibitions and screening programs in the United Kingdom, United States, People's Republic of China and Mexico. As part of Owen Driggs (with Matthew Driggs), she curated Performing Public Space at Tijuana's Casa del Tunel (February 2010), and generated "Mapping Biointimacy," a series of workshops, conversations, and a combined mobile "?phone app/guided walk at Montalvo Art Center and the ZERO 1 Garage (2013).
In addition to writing for KCET's Artbound, Janet is a co-author of "Preserving a Home for Veterans" (w. Lauren Bon, Richard Fox, Terence Lyons), Les Figues Press, Los Angeles, 2011; and "Something More Than Just Survival" (w. Jules Rochelle), Probiscis, London, 2011. She is editor of "Not A Cornfield: History/Site/Document," published by the Annenberg Foundation in 2006. Other texts have been published in Artillery, ArtUS, and Art Review, and included in How Many Billboards? Art In Stead, Verlag F'Ur Moderne Kunst, 2010; Hammer Projects 1999-2009, Hammer Museum, 2009; and Heike Baranowski "? Kolibri, Revolver, 2003.
Post date: 2016-05-23T00:00:00-07:00
How can a veteran readjust to civilian life? Art helps for many. Not only because it can be a tool of self-expression and self-discovery, but also because it provides a conduit by which to share with other veterans and with civilians.
Post date: 2016-04-21T07:00:00-07:00
Although the phrase “radical imagination” is only now becoming common, the power it describes is hardly new.
Post date: 2015-09-28T18:00:00-07:00
Adjunct educators up and down the West Coast and across the nation are self-organizing with aims to reform the education system.
Post date: 2015-07-02T18:00:00-07:00
Long live the spectacle. For the Fourth of July, Artbound profiles Southern California artists who like to blow stuff up.
Post date: 2015-06-21T18:00:00-07:00
English Romanticist painter William Turner didn't surf, but he did make hundreds of visual art works from the shore that resonate with Southern California artists.
Post date: 2015-06-02T04:35:00-07:00
"Hidden in Plain Site: Creative Referendums to Human Trafficking" is a community-based art project addressing human trafficking. It doesn't battle the slavers head on, but suggests on-the-ground actions for non-action heroes.