More Eclectic Art Uncovered in SoCal on New Episode of 'Artbound' Airing May 30 at 9 p.m. | KCET
More Eclectic Art Uncovered in SoCal on New Episode of 'Artbound' Airing May 30 at 9 p.m.
Burbank, CA -- May xx, 2013 - KCET's award-winning
transmedia arts and culture series, Artbound,
continues its second season with a brand new episode premiering on Thursday, May 30 at 9 p.m. This installment
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:
Cliché: The Asian and Latino Bi-Cultural Experience - Artist Shizu Saldamando, a visual
artist whose work explores a punk rock, Chicano subculture in Los Angeles. Her
work begins by photographing her subjects in their natural environments, such
as backyard parties in East L.A., which are then recreated through painting on
various surfaces, ranging from tablecloths, wood, and even skin, in the form of
Affairs: The Poetically Political Art of Nery Gabriel Lemus -
Artist Nery Lemus, who draws inspiration from his experiences as a social
worker, creates art that comments on race, gender and domestic abuse.
Why Melrose Avenue is a Mecca for Graffiti Writers - Artbound
hits the streets of Melrose to uncover the history of LA's street art culture
that exploded in the late 1980s and early 1990s. This piece highlights the main
players in the scene including: Mear One, Axis, Dytch, Lynk and Rakka of
the Center of the Margin: Contemporary Art Galleries in Downtown Tijuana - Based on a column by Misael Diaz,
this video maps the pasajes ("passages") of Tijuana, alleys housing
small craft vendors and a burgeoning arts scene that is revitalizing the city.
In addition, beginning Thursday, May 30, Artbound introduces the Los Angeles Public Library and the Library Foundation's 'Songs in the Key
of Los Angeles' musical history project. An online bi-weekly series of
mini-documentaries that spotlight the world's only collection of Southern
California sheet music through a contemporary lens, each piece highlights
recording sessions of local artists performing selected songs from the
collection. This episode of Artbound will feature the recording session and
interview with LA folk-country band, I See Hawks in L.A.
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