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The Internet and the R&B Upgrade

Led by soulful vocalist Syd tha Kyd, R&B sensations The Internet serve up jazzy funk to KCET's "Studio A." The Odd Future-adjacent crew provides groove after groove, lighting up the dance floor in this kinetic performance.

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Charles Lummis: Reimagining the American West

In this new season, Artbound travels back to pre-industrial Los Angeles to explore one of its key and most controversial figures -- Charles Lummis. A writer and editor of the L.A. Times, avid collector and preservationist, an Indian rights activist, and founder of L.A.’s first museum -- the Southwest Museum -- Lummis’ genius and idiosyncratic personality captured the ethos of an era and a region. See what other exciting episodes this new season will offer!

  • 2017-03-01T19:00:00-08:00
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  • 2017-03-05T09:00:00-08:00
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Borderlands

Artbound explores arts along the U.S.-Mexico border. Featuring Mexicali Rose, an artist organization in Mexicali, where locals are encouraged to create art to galvanize community involvement; Drones as art, where multiple projects re-appropriating military drones play with the idea of surveillance and mobility; Paul Turounet’s photographs of undocumented border-crossers printed on galvanized metal; Tijuana’s vibrant reemergent gallery scene; and Manuel Paul Lopez’s animated poem 1984. Also featuring a musical performance by Rodrigo Amarante.

 

  • 2017-03-08T19:00:00-08:00
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Artesanos / Artisans

The highly skilled labor of artisans migrating from Mexico and Latin America are the backbone of high-end design and retail in Los Angeles, producing some of the most exquisite furniture, textiles, and design goods. But they represent a creative force that seems invisible to the city. Artbound uncovers their stories and their role in making Los Angeles and Southern California the creative capital of the world.

  • 2017-03-12T10:00:00-07:00
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Steel Modern

Artbound explores the architectural past and present in Southern California.

  • 2017-03-15T20:00:00-07:00
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Fallujah: Art, Healing, and PTSD

USMC Sergeant Christian Ellis was a machine gunner in Iraq, whose platoon was ambushed, leaving him with a broken back and only one of a few survivors. Ellis returned home to join millions of Americans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder. Ellis inspired the first opera about the Iraq war with a score composed by Tobin Stokes, a libretto by Iraqi-American Heather Raffo, and produced by the Long Beach Opera. This documentary explores how the experience of war is transformed into a work of art.

  • 2017-03-19T10:00:00-07:00
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Monomania L.A.

What happens when collecting becomes more than a hobby? A new series of short documentary films, in partnership with USC Libraries, profiles four "L.A. as Subject" collectors who have obsessively focused on a narrow slice of Southern California history.

  • 2017-03-22T20:00:00-07:00
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MOCA: Beyond The Museum Walls

Artbound explores the programming of the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, investigating new programming and curatorial approaches that are redefining what it means to be a 21st century museum. This episode features three new programs by The Underground Museum, Wolvesmouth, and Public Fiction.

  • 2017-03-26T10:00:00-07:00
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