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Robby Herbst

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Robby Herbst is an interdisciplinarian broadly interested in socio-political formations; behavioral architecture, languages of dissent and counter cultures. He is a writer, artist, teacher, and something other. He co-founded, and is former editor, of the Journal of Aesthetics & Protest, and currently instigates the Llano Del Rio Collective's guides to Los Angeles. He has history involved in alternative media. He is the co-editor, with Nicole Antebi and Colin Dickey, of "Failure! Experiments in Social and Aesthetic Practices". He's contributed to catalog essays for artist Katie Grinnan and Fritz Haeg, and entries in other arts and activist publications including: Afterall, Proximity, Clamor, Artus, and Arthur. He has lectured widely and taught contemporary art at USC, Otis College of Art, and Goddard College. He is a recipient of a Warhol Foundation Arts Writer's Grant for essays exploring the phenomenology of social practice art and protest.

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Will Art School Adjuncts Unionize?

Adjunct educators up and down the West Coast and across the nation are self-organizing with aims to reform the education system.
Under construction at the Women's Center For Creative Work; April, 2015. | Photo: Robby Herbst
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What Will the Women's Center For Creative Work Be?

Previously an office for a window factory, 2425 Glover Place is now home to the Women's Center For Creative Work. The transformative space will serve as a vessel whose meaning is filled by its participants.
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Animal Charm's Underground Film and Sculpture

Video-centric artist collaborative Animal Charm discusses their work and "Hot Shot Tuscan II," their latest exhibition at China Art Objects in Culver City.
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Can Creative Practice Gentrify Creative Practice?

Those involved in the growth of the artistic, cycling, and sharing culture of Los Angeles since 2009 reflect on the success of these respective movements.
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The Art of Katie Grinnan: Perception in a Changing Universe

Katie Grinnan is fascinated by sciences of consciousness. Her artwork has explored a potpourri of experiments in subjectivity, particularly her time-traveling projection "Mirage."
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Exploring the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

David Evans Frantz, curator of exhibitions and projects at the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, discusses the value of a queer archive for contemporary artists and community.
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L.A. Artists and the 'Squareness' of Clay

L.A.'s clay artists are using the medium to create astounding new contemporary works.
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Who Makes Art About Climate Change?

A collection of Southern California artists are addressing climate change
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In Utero: Six Twelve One By One

"Six Twelve One By One," performed entirely by pregnant women, examines aspects of pregnancy including the comic, inane, mundane, and grotesque.
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The Puppets Are You: almighty Opp

The almighty Opp, a traveling puppet performance that unfolds from a bicycle trailer, has been entertaining at bus stops and street corners for seven years.
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