Weekender: Indie Video Games, East L.A. Surrealism and Monster Masks | KCET
Weekender: Indie Video Games, East L.A. Surrealism and Monster Masks
Looking for a weekend art event to attend? We've got you covered. From East Los Angeles surrealism and indie video games, to monster masks and collective typing, here's our list of art events taking place this weekend in Los Angeles.
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Friday, October 4 to Sunday, October 6
IndieCade, the world's largest standalone independent games festival, descends upon Los Angeles today with tunnels of strobe lights, laser mazes, and full-body virtual reality.
Various location in Downtown Culver City. For information on how to see over 100 games or to attend the conference, the Night Games or the Big Games Festival, visit: www.indiecade.com.
Open until October 5
Adrià Julià's multi-media installations investigate the interdependence of individuals in relation to their physical and social surroundings.
18th Street Arts Center: 1639 18th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404. For more information click here.
Through December 7
Volunteers are tasked to re-type as much of the John Steinbeck classic, "Grapes of Wrath" in an hour. Susan Silton's latest project/ live performance, "In everything there is the trace," examines community, language, and labor through group typing sessions.
Open until December 8
Gabe Bartalos's new retrospective, "Abhorrence and Obsession," celebrates the surreal and fantastical worlds he's created over a 20+ year career in special effects.
University Art Museum: 1250 N Bellflower Blvd Long Beach, CA 90840. For more information on the exhibition click here.
Open until December 7
Visual artist, Jaime "Germs" Zacarias takes inspiration from religious iconography, lucha libre, and the city of Los Angeles to create his signature tentacle-filled works.
Vincent Price Art Museum: 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez Monterey Park, CA 91754. For more information on the exhibition click here.
What is nature? Evan Meyer of UCLA’s Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden; Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, disability justice and culture expert; and Rebeca Méndez, a designer and artist whose work addresses climate change, tackle this complex topic.
On Tuesday, November 6th around 80 community members passionate in learning more about California’s recycling industry attended SoCal Connected’s screening/panel discussion of “Life in Plastic: California’s Recycling Woes” at the Pasadena Public Library.
Exactly 25 years ago, 59% of California voters passed the “Save Our State” initiative, better known as Proposition 187, which called for throwing undocumented children out of schools and hospitals and for teachers and nurses to become de-facto immigration
Noah Baumbach’s ‘Marriage Story’ Takes The Audience On An Emotional Journey at the Winter KCET Cinema Series
After the screening, KCET Cinema Series host Pete Hammond conversed with director Noah Baumbach, Laura Dern, and producer David Heyman.
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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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