Artbound Commemorates the L.A. Aqueduct Anniversary | KCET
Artbound Commemorates the L.A. Aqueduct Anniversary
On November 5, 1913, the Los Angeles Aqueduct began bringing water to the city. 100 years later, KCET is looking at what has happened, what it means, and more across its website. Check out Artbound's aqueduct stories below, and see more stories here.
There It Is -- Take It! is an audio tour through the Owens Valley examining the controversial social, political, and environmental history of the Los Angeles Aqueduct system.
Lauren Bon's "Liminal Camera," comprised of a repurposed shipping container mounted on the back of a truck, captures the dessicated Owens Lake in large-scale photographs.
The "Liminal Camera," housed in a traveling shipping container, is both a one-of-a-kind camera and serves as its own photo processing center and storage facility.
It is a little-known fact that some of the silver and chemicals to produce the films that made Hollywood the global center of the movie industry were extracted from the Owens Valley.
Lone Pine film historian Christopher Langley discusses working with Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studio on the project AgH20.
Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studio will perform "One Hundred Mules Walking the Los Angeles Aqueduct," a commemorative artist action to connect Los Angeles to its water supply.
William Mulholland gave L.A. water and a motto to live by. David Ulin ruminates on the lifeblood of California.
Artbound kicked off their third season with a one-hour special looking at Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studio's "AgH2O."
Nothing is as it seems in many images of the L.A. Aqueduct and its landscape. Take a look at a photographic history of the L.A. Aqueduct.
What if the L.A. Aqueduct is one day shuttered? Tyler Stallings imagines a future where the aqueduct has been repurposed in a way that reconnects people to the land and the water.
Water scarcity presents a profound challenge and opportunity for designers of the built environment. "Where is it? Let's reuse it" recognizes that maximizing recovery and reuse of rain and stormwater will be central for any city seeking to buffer the effects of climate change.
Chris Langley rides with Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studios' "100 Mules Walking the Aqueduct" through the scenic Alabama Hills to Lone Pine in the Owens Valley
Ava Duvernay, Grace Lee and Marjan Safinia Amplify Stories of Defiant Women of Color Transforming Politics
Directed by Grace Lee and Marjan Safinia, “And She Could Be Next” tracks the campaigns of Tlaib and five other women of color who sought office as well as the efforts of all the seasoned organizers and ordinary folks who made those campaigns possible.
'You Started The Corona!' Asian American Californians Have Reported Over 800 Hate Incidents During Pandemic
Another museum has closed due to COVID-19, but this time, it’s continuing online.
For nearly 30 years, Tom Dwyer worked with North East Trees, the non-profit organization responsible for planting some of the first trees and building some of the first parks along the Los Angeles River.
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From the typeface of “The Godfather” book cover to the Noguchi table, the influence of Japanese American artists and designers in postwar American art and design is unparalleled. Learn how the World War II incarceration affected their lives and creations.
"Artbound" looks at the dinnerware of Heath Ceramics and a design that has stood the test of time since the company began in the late 1940’s.
Inspired by Oaxacan traditions, Dia de Los Muertos was brought to L.A. in the '70s as a way to enrich and reclaim Chicano identity. It has since grown in proportions and is celebrated around the world.
Gospel music would not be what it is today if not for the impact left by Los Angeles in the late 60’s and early 70’s, a time defined by political movements across the country.
A behind-the-scenes look at the contemporary art world through the eyes of a legendary art dealer and curator, Jeffrey Deitch.
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