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: 2015-02-05T06:40:00-08:00
"Chats About Change" questions and reflects on people's relationship to the land as a colonized space.
Post date: 2014-10-21T18:00:00-07:00
Sue Coe's AIDS portfolio, on display at the Pomona College Museum of Art, portrays AIDS patients and their hospital environment, offering an intimate look at the AIDS crisis.
Post date: 2014-07-15T18:00:00-07:00
Jeanne van Heeswijk's work engages places where market-driven "regeneration" is displacing resident populations, focusing on the gentrification of Hollywood.
Post date: 2014-07-07T18:00:00-07:00
Groundbreaking programs and institutions supported Feminism's Second Wave in the 1970s against a calculated system of prejudice and its patriarchal mythologies.
Post date: 2014-05-05T18:00:00-07:00
A look at the evolution of the Teatro Campesino (Farmworker's Theater) from Chicano guerilla theater to a formal theatrical experience.
Post date: 2014-04-24T08:40:00-07:00
Chuco's Justice Center continues a long lineage of "bases" of arts and culture mobilization in South L.A.