KCET's Artbound Presents MOCAtv on April 17

The Hour-Long Special will Showcase a Diverse Collection


Videos from the Renowned Museum of Contemporary Art, Los



Burbank, CA - April 10, 2014 - KCET's

award-winning transmedia arts and culture series,
ARTBOUND, presents an hour-long special featuring short, vibrant

videos from
MOCAtv, the art video channel developed as a

digital extension of the education and exhibition programming of The Museum of

Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA). The series premieres on KCET on April 17

at 9 p.m. 
The series presented by MOCAtv Creative Director Emma Reeves premieres on KCET on April 17 at 9 p.m.


an eclectic mix of videos profiling brilliant artworks like Barry Le Va's

"Shatterscatter" and prolific artists such as Sterling Ruby, Nan Goldin and
Fatima Al Qadiri, ARTBOUND

, will showcase a series of original short videos

designed to engage a global audience with contemporary art and its intersection

with film, video, music, performance, dance, comedy and more.

MOCAtv is MOCA's official YouTube channel

with over 6.7 million views and more than 160,000 subscribers, and the winner

of a Webby Award in 2013. MOCAtv presents distinctive programming strands,

including Art + Comedy, Artist Video Projects, The Artist's Studio,

Art in The Streets, Art + Music, MOCA U,
and YouTube Curated by,

that explore the confluence of art and related creative disciplines and

cultural developments, in addition to exclusive content created in conjunction

with MOCA exhibitions.

"We are

excited to collaborate with one of leading arts institutions in Southern

California, which underscores our commitment to providing access to the dynamic

contemporary, visual and performance arts scene in this region," said Juan

Devis, Vice President, Arts & Culture Programming, KCETLink. "Artbound

is inherently the ideal platform to share an initiative like MOCAtv. We're

pleased MOCA shares our vision to provide Southern California's most

passionate, art-minded audience with a first-look into the world's most

talented artists."

For more info about the award-winning ARTBOUND

series, please visit kcet.org/artbound.


On-air, online and in the community, KCET

plays a vital role in the cultural and educational enrichment of Southern and

Central California. KCET offers a wide range of award-winning local programming

as well as the finest public television programs from around the world.

Throughout its 50-year history, KCET has won hundreds of major awards for its

local and regional news and public affairs programming, its national drama and

documentary productions, its quality educational family and children's

programs, its outreach and community services and its website, kcet.org. KCET

is a donor-supported community institution. For additional information about

KCET productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community

events, please visit kcet.org. KCET is a service of KCETLink.


Founded in 1979, MOCA's vision is to be the defining museum of contemporary

art. In a relatively short period of time, MOCA has achieved astonishing growth

with three Los Angeles locations of architectural renown; a world-class

permanent collection of more than 6,800 objects international in scope and

among the finest in the world; hallmark education programs that are widely

emulated; award-winning publications that present original scholarship;

groundbreaking monographic, touring, and thematic exhibitions of international

repute that survey the art of our time; and cutting-edge engagement with modes

of new media production. MOCA is a not-for-profit institution that relies on a

variety of funding sources for its activities. 

For 24-hour information on current exhibitions, education programs, and

special events, call 213 626 6222 or access MOCA online at moca.org.