Artbound Machine Project Special Airs Thursday, March 6 at 9PM | KCET
Artbound Machine Project Special Airs Thursday, March 6 at 9PM
Echo Park institute Machine Project recently invited and filmed more than 20 artists to create performances that respond to notable architectural sites throughout Los Angeles, collectively creating The Machine Project Field Guide to L.A. Architecture. The project was part of the larger Getty initiative, Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A., which celebrated Southern California's modern architectural heritage. Pieces include:
"Welcome" by the Sunland Dancers and Tara Jane ONeil
"The Sky Above" by Kamau Patton
"Everyone Will Be Here Now But Me" by Jacqueline Gordon
"Glass Bang" by Asher Hartman
"Wash" by Ing
"Hafosafo Chorus & Happy Foot Sad Foot Sign Online" by Jessica Cowley and Bennett Williamson.
The Artbound special episode "The Machine Project Field Guide to L.A. Architecture" will air on Thursday, March 6 at 9 PM PST on KCET-TV.
Check out the Machine Project videos below:
Choreographer Jmy James Kidd's group, The Sunland Dancers, performed "Welcome," on Montecito Heights' Flat Top Hill at sunset in June 2013.
In conjunction with artist Kamau Patton's helicopter performance art, Machine Project compiles a history of the tallest buildings throughout the history of Los Angeles.
An immersive sound installation where the public explores endless hallways, windowless offices, and stairwells of a mixed-use building.
Asher Hartman's "Glass Bang" is an a experimental musical performance staged in L.A. at an R. M. Schindler-built modernist home on Mulholland Drive in Laurel Canyon.
In "Wash," an audience was encouraged to swim and explore an underwater viewing room over the course of a slowly shifting three-hour pool performance.
Machine Project leads a singalong underneath the spinning "Happy Foot/Sad Foot" sign on Sunset Blvd.
Top Image: The Sunland Dancers at Flat Top Hill.
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