Celebrate the Diversity of Creativity in Southern California With a New Episode of KCET's Emmy Nominated Culture Series 'Artbound' | KCET
Celebrate the Diversity of Creativity in Southern California With a New Episode of KCET's Emmy Nominated Culture Series 'Artbound'
Episode showcases artists who
convey and explain our prison system; the public drawing spaces of artist
Alexandra Grant; how Boyle Heights radio station reinvents community; and a
four-piece East LA band that plays tribute to history fusing funk, R&B,
Latin soul, bossa nova, psychedelia, and pop
CA -- July 23, 2013 -
KCET's award-winning transmedia arts and culture series, Artbound, premieres its season two finale
episode on Thursday, July 25 at 9 p.m. This
brings unique stories that celebrate the creative spirit of Southern
California. Culled from Artbound articles selected by KCET's online audience,
these documentary segments include:
A multi-faceted project by artist Alexandra Grant, based on
French author, and philosopher Hélène Cixous' book "Philippines," the
work encompasses a series of public drawing sessions, reading groups, and
artist collaborations centering on the theme of the forest as a shared space.
Based on a column by our partner on
the exhibition "Geographies of Detention: From Guantánamo to the Golden
Gulag," the role of prison spaces, and the prison industrial complex is
examined through the work of visual artists , ,
and Richard Ross.
This video transports you to the neighborhood of Boyle
Heights. Discover a small radio station and witness how it is actively building
community through its programming.
Experience the feel-good music of East L.A.-based group
Chicano Batman. Episode three concludes with a special performance by the
four-piece band which fuses funk, R&B, Latin soul, bossa nova, psychedelia,
This program repeats Monday,
July 29 at 2:30 p.m. and Wednesday, July 31 at 12 a.m.
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