BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN PRODID:iCalendar-Ruby VERSION:2.0 BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION: DTEND:20150117 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141115 GEO:34.0629923;-118.3632028 LOCATION:1301PE\,6150 Wilshire Boulevard \nLos Angeles\, CA 90048 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Dad's Cuba\, Jorge Pardo UID:361642 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141115T200000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141115T180000 GEO:34.0629923;-118.3632028 LOCATION:1301PE\,6150 Wilshire Boulevard \nLos Angeles\, CA 90048 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Dad's Cuba\, Jorge Pardo UID:361643 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Travell ing Dust \;is a collaborative project by 18th Street Art Cente r&rsquo\;s Visiting Artists in Residence \;Javier Tapia&nb sp\;and \;Camilo Ontiveros. Concerned particularly with economic and cu ltural exchanges between Latin America and the United States\, \;Travelling Dust \;unveils and rearticulates a ssumptions about trade\, geography\, nature\, and the people of three commu nities of the Americas: Chile\, Mexico\, and Los Angeles.

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Tapia \;and \;Ontiveros \;inv estigate labor\, informal economies\, and migration from a multifaceted per spective\, exploring themes of cultural adaptation\, homeland\, displacemen t\, diaspora\, borders\, and minority status that speak directly to Los Ang eles and its communities as paradigmatic sites of exchange. Via film and in stallation\, \;Travelling Dust \;uncovers al ternative and hidden histories to inform the contemporary moment by excavat ing differences and forging connections between Los Angeles and Latin Ameri ca.

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The project brings the discrete s ites of Chile\, Mexico\, and Los Angeles into conversation through the disp lay of collected objects from those places. The installation of objects is exhibited on a custom-made sculptural platform\, recreating a museum displa y. Considering questions of authenticity and origin\, the installation incl udes original and archeological objects provided by pivotal collaborator\, San Gabriel&rsquo\;s Mission Museum in East Los Angeles.

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Part of the installation at 18th Street Arts Center&rsq uo\;s Main Gallery is a simultaneous three-channel film\, which will offer insight into the complex web of relations and influences stretching between Latin America and the United States. Through footage from interviews\, por traits\, discussions\, parties\, meetings\, work sites\, markets\, schools\ , and landscapes\, the film develops a visual and symbolic language through which to approach the relationship between the Americas. \;Travelling Dust \;is a departure from accepted mod es of cultural reference and representation\, opening up new channels of th ought and taking a renewed look at what these places mean to one another wi thin the realities of geopolitics. The collected footage\, created with fil mmaker \;Nicolá\;s Garcí\;a \;(Chile) and photographer \;Ruben Diaz \;(US)\, has been as sembled into two versions: a three-channel film installation and a single-c hannel 20-minute short.

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A ll 18th Street programming is free and open to the public. Let us know you are coming:

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DTEND:20141207 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141107 GEO:34.0232998;-118.477291 LOCATION:18th Street Arts Center\,1639 18th St. \nSanta Monica\, CA 90404 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Traveling Dust\, Javier Tapia\, Camilo Ontiveros UID:358855 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141107T210000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141107T180000 GEO:34.0232998;-118.477291 LOCATION:18th Street Arts Center\,1639 18th St. \nSanta Monica\, CA 90404 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Traveling Dust\, Camilo Ontiveros\, Javier Tapia UID:363645 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Ordinary People \ ;tracks the tumultuous political culture of Karachi\, Pakistan in rare mome nts of silence. It depicts 3 politicians seated quietly in their private ho mes with instructions to look into the camera. The uneasy gaze of the polit icians is set against the political cycles of idealism and defeat that is m anifest on the surface of the city in the form of faded posters\, billboard s\, and monuments. For the artist\, silence captures multiple meanings. It allows for time and space to resist dominant depictions of Karachi politics . It also provides a place of slippage where public and private\, nature an d artifice impact each other.

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Asma Ka zmi is a visual artist who creates transdisciplinary\, relational works whe re people\, media\, and objects come together. She is the recipient of many awards including the Fulbright Research Award\, (CIES) to India\; the Facu lty Research Grant\, CalArts\; the Great Rivers Biennial by the Contemporar y Art Museum St. Louis\; Rocket Grant\, the Charlotte Street Foundation\, a nd the Spencer Museum of Art at Kansas University\; At the Edge: Innovative Art in Chicago Award\, the University of Illinois in Chicago\; and the Cre ative Stimulus Award\, Critical Mass for the Visual Arts\, St. Louis. She h as exhibited at venues such as the Taubman Museum of Art\, Roanoke\, VA\; U tah Museum of Contemporary Art\, Salt Lake City\; Queens Museum of Art\, NY \; Worth Ryder Gallery\, UC Berkeley\; Contemporary Art Museum\, St. Louis\ ; H&\;R Block Space\, Kansas City\; Grand Arts\, Kansas City\; Universit y of Missouri\, St. Louis\; Hunt Gallery\, Webster University\, St Louis\; Boots Contemporary Art Space\, St Louis\; The Guild Gallery\, New York\; Ga lerie Sans Titre\, Brussels\, Belgium\; and Gallery 400\, University of Ill inois in Chicago.

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Kazmi has taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago\, Kansas City Art Institute\, a nd the University of California\, Berkeley. Currently\, she is a permanent faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. She was born and ra ised in Karachi\, Pakistan.

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DTEND:20141212 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141107 GEO:34.0232998;-118.477291 LOCATION:18th Street Arts Center\,1639 18th St. \nSanta Monica\, CA 90404 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Ordinary People\, Asma Kazmi UID:363646 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141107T210000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141107T180000 GEO:34.0232998;-118.477291 LOCATION:18th Street Arts Center\,1639 18th St. \nSanta Monica\, CA 90404 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Ordinary People\, Asma Kazmi UID:363647 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

18th Street Arts Center is ple ased to present a solo exhibition of Taipei\, Taiwan based artist Yujun Ye. Presented in conjunction with a three-month residency supported by the Min istry of Culture Taiwan\, the artist will exhibit an installation of recent works completed while in residence.

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Los Angeles is epitomized by its Spanish name\, translated as The City of A ngels. People from all over the world come to this city in order to pursue their dreams. For Yujun Ye\, it is a place with a lot of stories. The exhib ition \;El Sueñ\;o de Los Angeles \;will showcase Ye &rsquo\;s work created in both Taiwan and LA.

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After a month&rsquo\;s stay in The City of Angels\, Ye felt that t he experience was so surreal that it was as if she has been sleepwalking th e whole time. This exhibition will change progressively over its duration\, becoming a space that allows artist and audience to share in collective di alogue.

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The works in the exhibition a re a combination of video/light installations and graffiti\, inside a fanta sy-like fluorescent atmosphere. Taking after Walt Disney animation and Char les Lutwidge Dodgson&rsquo\;s Alice in Wonderland\, Ye re-creates Alice wit h a pink wig in Los Angeles\, seeking to discover the people who are also c hasing their dreams in this land.

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Thi s show is about dreams\, fantasy\, and sharing our subconscious thoughts. H ere\, people can walk and fly freely&mdash\;you see life in different forms \, you see beauty\, but the same time you see fear and self-realization.

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Welcome to \;El Sueñ\;o d e Los Angeles.

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DTEND:20141212 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141107 GEO:34.0232998;-118.477291 LOCATION:18th Street Arts Center\,1639 18th St. \nSanta Monica\, CA 90404 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:El Sueño de Los Angeles\, Yujun Ye UID:363648 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141107T210000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141107T180000 GEO:34.0232998;-118.477291 LOCATION:18th Street Arts Center\,1639 18th St. \nSanta Monica\, CA 90404 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:El Sueño de Los Angeles\, Yujun Ye UID:363649 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION: DTEND:20141206 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141010 GEO:34.0190925;-118.2316133 LOCATION:2nd Cannons\,2245 E Washington Blvd. \nLos Angeles\, CA 90021 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:We Share The Bathroom\, Katie Aliprando UID:360241 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141010T220000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141010T190000 GEO:34.0190925;-118.2316133 LOCATION:2nd Cannons\,2245 E Washington Blvd. \nLos Angeles\, CA 90021 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:We Share The Bathroom\, Katie Aliprando UID:360242 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

"You can hardly expect an ente rprise whose philosphical underpinnings drew equally from Marx\, Freud and Mao to play out in some tidy fashion. By adopting strategies of esthetic an d political action\, they were able to invest their work with conceptual ri gor. The early explorations of the limits of materials\, the liberating pro cess of doing\, the transgression of boundaries between the event and the p ublic became situations where the works formed links with each other. Whene ver the works confront each other affinities remain apparent."
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Opening \;Sunday\, November 16 \;

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Panel di scussion begins at 2 \;PM \;
with \;Franç\;o is Ceysson\, Amanda Ross-Ho
Raphael Rubinstein\, and Wallace Whitney

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Reception at 4 \;PM
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with DJ Mira Billotte

DTEND:20141221 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141116 GEO:34.04298;-118.227011 LOCATION:356 Mission\,356 South Mission Road \nLos Angeles\, CA 90033 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Supports / Surfaces \, André-Pierre Arnal\, Pierre Buraglio\, Louis Cane\, Noël Dolla\, Daniel Dezeuze\, Christian Jaccard\, Jean-Michel Meuri ce\, Bernard Pages\, Jean-Pierre Pincemin\, Patrick Saytour\, Claude Vialla t UID:364336 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141116T180000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141116T160000 GEO:34.04298;-118.227011 LOCATION:356 Mission\,356 South Mission Road \nLos Angeles\, CA 90033 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Supports / Surfaces \, André-Pierre Arnal\, Pierre Buraglio\, Louis Cane\, Daniel Dezeuze\, Noël Dolla\, Christian Jaccard\, Jean-Michel Meuri ce\, Bernard Pages\, Jean-Pierre Pincemin\, Patrick Saytour\, Claude Vialla t UID:364337 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

PUBLIC WORK is the first exhib ition to focus exclusively on L.A. based artist Peter Shire&rsquo\;s public and private architectural commissions. Executed over the course of three d ecades\, the architectural works demonstrate Shire&rsquo\;s understanding o f the formal principles of twentieth century art and architecture collided with his interrogations of popular culture and the vocabulary of visual des ign. Plying graphic forms and structural geometry with radically saturated colors\, Shire&rsquo\;s architectural constructions are high-voltage improv isations of artistic legacy and traditional architectural platforms. The re sulting works exuberantly transform space and environment. \;

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The exhibition charts Shire&rsquo\;s commissio ns from his first public entry in the 1984 Olympics (Los Angeles)\, to a 19 90 sculptural installation commissioned by Sapporo Corporation\, Hokkaido\, Japan\, to the most recent 2012 River Park\, Ventura County public art ins tallation. This creative journey will highlight architectural models and sc ulptural elements\, ideation sketches\, finished drawings and paintings\, a nd varied objects of inspiration that have functioned as source material an d propelled Shire&rsquo\;s imagistic installations.  \;

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Spanning a career of path-breaking interventions and showcasing Shire&rsquo\;s cross-disciplinary approach to materials and art categories\, the architectural commissions exalt the blending of &ldquo\;f ine&rdquo\; and &ldquo\;applied&rdquo\; art. They celebrate Shire&rsquo\;s knowledge and production of ceramics\, furniture\, sculpture\, drawing and painting\, as all are essential attributes that potently inform Shire&rsquo \;s architectural work and artistic vision.

DTEND:20150131 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141108 GEO:34.0627232;-118.3605188 LOCATION:A + D Museum\,6032 Wilshire Blvd. \nLos Angeles\, CA 90036 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Public Work\, Lines of Desire\, Peter Shire UID:356820 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141108T180000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141108T120000 GEO:34.0627232;-118.3605188 LOCATION:A + D Museum\,6032 Wilshire Blvd. \nLos Angeles\, CA 90036 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Public Work\, Lines of Desire\, Peter Shire UID:356821 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

ACME. is pleased to present "L ocation\," a solo exhibition of new work by Los Angeles based artist Amy Ad ler. The show features life-sized drawings based on photographs taken by th e artist while location scouting for a film. In these oil pastel drawings o n canvas\, Adler turns to the behind the scenes process of filmmaking\, usi ng location shots of children's playgrounds as subject matter.

Amy Adler's works are well known for their interplay between drawing\, ph otography\, and film. Past bodies of work include photographs of her drawin gs. In this process\, the original drawing was destroyed and the final prod uct\, a unique photographic print of the drawing became the original\, ques tioning our notions of authenticity and originality. Since 2005\, Adler has inverted this process by displaying the original drawings\, but always in relation to film and photography. Adler's most recent work includes a short \, first person documentary exploring ancestry through the narrative of chi ldhood fantasy.

Amy Adler was born in 1966 and raised in New Y ork City. She received her BFA from Cooper Union\, her MFA in Visual Art fr om UCLA and her MFA in Cinematic Arts from USC. She has had one person show s at the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles\, the Museum of Contemporar y Art San Diego and The Aspen Art Museum as well as galleries worldwide. He r project\, Amy Adler Photographs Leonardo DiCaprio\, was shown at the UCLA Hammer Museum in Los Angeles in 2002. In the spring of 2005 Twin Palms Pre ss released a monograph of her work entitled\, Amy Adler Young Photographer . Her work is included in several permanent collections including The Broad Foundation\, Los Angeles\, The UCLA Hammer Museum\, LACMA and The Museum o f Contemporary Art Los Angeles. Amy Adler currently lives in Los Angeles an d is Professor of Visual Art at the University of California San Diego.

DTEND:20141220 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141115 GEO:34.063188;-118.363265 LOCATION:ACME\,6150 Wilshire Blvd. \nLos Angeles\, CA 90048 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Location\, Amy Adler UID:362462 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141115T200000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141115T180000 GEO:34.063188;-118.363265 LOCATION:ACME\,6150 Wilshire Blvd. \nLos Angeles\, CA 90048 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Location\, Amy Adler UID:362463 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

*Also includes artifacts and w ritings by James Ferguson (1710-1776)\, William Herschel (1738-1822)\, and Isaac Newton (1642-1727).

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DTEND:20150118 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141004 GEO:34.168199;-118.185874 LOCATION:Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery\,Art Center College of Design 1 700 Lida St.\nPasadena\, CA 91103 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:REALSPACE\, Adam W. Brown\, Robert Root-Bernstein\, James Griffith\ , Dan Goods\, David Delgado\, Santiago Lombeyda\, Rebeca Mendez\, Jennifer Steinkamp UID:354130 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141003T220000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141003T190000 GEO:34.168199;-118.185874 LOCATION:Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery\,Art Center College of Design 1 700 Lida St.\nPasadena\, CA 91103 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:REALSPACE\, Adam W. Brown\, David Delgado\, Dan Goods\, James Griff ith\, Santiago Lombeyda\, Rebeca Mendez\, Robert Root-Bernstein\, Jennifer Steinkamp UID:354131 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:
Anat Ebgi is pleased to anno unce the first Los Angeles exhibition of New York based artist Luke Diiorio \, opening \;November 1 \;and on view through \;December 20\, 2 014.
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Luke Diiorio&rsquo\;s paintings are minimal compositi ons made of canvas and linen\, methodically and repeatedly folded in a line ar pattern. The folds of the works conceal much of the fabric&mdash\; the p hysical process of folding leaves only one-third of the material visible. T hrough this process\, Diiorio exposes the potential of repetition within ma terial. Almost completely neutral in color\, the works are either bleached white with faint blotches of pigment or left in their original raw state. T he presentation of the raw material is simultaneously the structure\, surfa ce and composition of the work.
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Alongside these paintings is an installation of site-specific sculptures of rough interior walls that have been sliced and collapsed upon themselves. These &ldquo\;folded&rdquo \; walls contain all the necessary materials of a functional studded drywal l\, but the structures cease to operate as the objects they resemble. Both the canvas and walls are dissolved of their functional flatness&mdash\; the y can never go back to being a flat surface for other content. Like the can vas and linen of the paintings\, most of the physical material is hidden be neath the surface and becomes an assumed presence\; the invisible as import ant as the visible.
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In an attempt to eradicate all narrati ve content from his work\, Diiorio&rsquo\;s folded compositions exist as an artifact of pure gesture and material. Regardless of the works&rsquo\; dep endence on materiality and process\, the sculptural works are indebted to a n unmistakable presence of the artist&rsquo\;s hand. Drawing from sources l ike Agnes Martin whose hand-drawn gridded pieces appear minimal but are dee ply imbued with indexical traces\, each fold differs slightly from the next . The imperfect handmade quality of the works is something intrinsic\, but faint and barely perceptible. It is through tempo and repetition that the w orks can oscillate between opposites. By balancing the utilitarian and hand crafted\; the visible and the concealed\, Diiorio&rsquo\;s works become at once a dialectic and a tautology&mdash\; each fold a meditative experience.
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Luke Diiorio (b.1983) lives and works in New York and rec eived his MA from the Royal College of Art\, London in 2013. Recent exhibit ions include a solo presentation at Robert Blumenthal Gallery in New York. Forthcoming exhibitions include group shows at Brand New Gallery\, Milan an d Kinman Gallery\, London.
DTEND:20141220 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141101 GEO:34.0334166;-118.3758153 LOCATION:Anat Ebgi\,2660 La Cienega Boulevard \nLos Angeles\, CA 90034 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Solo Exhibition\, Luke Diiorio UID:360852 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141101T200000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141101T180000 GEO:34.0334166;-118.3758153 LOCATION:Anat Ebgi\,2660 La Cienega Boulevard \nLos Angeles\, CA 90034 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Solo Exhibition\, Luke Diiorio UID:360853 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

The 2013 -2015 exhibition year at Angels Gate Cultural Cente r marks the beginning of a larger concept that explores our local community ’s stories and personal narratives in the galleries. We hope to generate di alogue about how\, as a community\, we can share and communicate regardless of differing opinions and ideologies. The gallery will be turned into an e xperimental space where art and art-making become part of an ongoing conver sation about the community. Through partnerships with local non-profits\, a rtists\, storytellers and the community at large\, the galleries hope to ca pture a slice of Americana that is unique within our nation and particular to Los Angeles. Artist's work will rotate on an ongoing basis. 


DTEND:20150619 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20130512 GEO:33.7360619;-118.2922461 LOCATION:Angels Gate Cultural Center\,3601 South Gaffey St.\, Box 1 \nSan P edro\, CA 90731 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Gettin' Off the Ground: Contemporary Stories from an American Commu nity UID:276487 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20130512T200000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20130512T180000 GEO:33.7360619;-118.2922461 LOCATION:Angels Gate Cultural Center\,3601 South Gaffey St.\, Box 1 \nSan P edro\, CA 90731 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Gettin' Off the Ground: Contemporary Stories from an American Commu nity UID:276488 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Angels Gate Cultural Center (AGCC) exhibition cycle 2013-201 5 explores how stories within the community shape the collective \;cons ciousness \;in San Pedro and South Bay area. For 2014\, Los Angeles bas ed artist Fausto Fernandez was selected to work on the next iteration of th e exhibition cycle. The collaboration marks \;the beginning of a year-l ong partnership with the \;Southwest Regional Council of \;Carpente rs\, \;the Pile Drivers\, Bridge\, Dock and Wharf Builders Local Union 2375 whereby \;AGCC will explore the stories of members and their famil ies\, the history of the labor movement in San Pedro and how this impacts t he community at large. \;

DTEND:20150109 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20140209 GEO:33.7360619;-118.2922461 LOCATION:Angels Gate Cultural Center\,3601 South Gaffey St.\, Box 1 \nSan P edro\, CA 90731 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Supporting Structures: A Community Arts Project\, Fausto Fernandez UID:318539 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20140209T160000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20140209T140000 GEO:33.7360619;-118.2922461 LOCATION:Angels Gate Cultural Center\,3601 South Gaffey St.\, Box 1 \nSan P edro\, CA 90731 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Supporting Structures: A Community Arts Project\, Fausto Fernandez UID:318540 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Angles Gallery is very pleased to present \;Hidden and Revealed: Representations of Women by Wome n\, a group exhibition that will examine the representation of women i n society\, the media\, and art.  \;This group exhibition is comprised of paintings\, photographs\, and works on paper by 13 women from North Amer ica\, Africa\, and Asia.

Collectively\, the artists consider col onial\, racial\, religious\, patriarchal\, and class influences on the dete rmination of power relations and control.  \;Various forms of gender vi olence\, repression\, sexuality\, body image\, visibility\, identity\, and community are revealed\, in the process of considering the historical impul se to place anything that is desired or despised onto the female body.

DTEND:20150103 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141115 GEO:34.0331789;-118.374812 LOCATION:Angles Gallery\,2754 S. La Cienega Blvd. \nLos Angeles\, CA 90034 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Hidden and Revealed: Representations of Women by Women\, Alida Cerv antes\, Marlene Dumas\, Nicole Eisenman\, Junghwa Hong\, Jessica Minckley\, Wangechi Mutu\, Felicita Norris\, Connie Samaras\, Cindy Sherman\, Linda S tark\, Katherine Vetne\, Kara Walker\, Lisa Yuskavage UID:364098 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141115T200000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141115T180000 GEO:34.0331789;-118.374812 LOCATION:Angles Gallery\,2754 S. La Cienega Blvd. \nLos Angeles\, CA 90034 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Hidden and Revealed: Representations of Women by Women\, Alida Cerv antes\, Marlene Dumas\, Nicole Eisenman\, Junghwa Hong\, Jessica Minckley\, Wangechi Mutu\, Felicita Norris\, Connie Samaras\, Cindy Sherman\, Linda S tark\, Katherine Vetne\, Kara Walker\, Lisa Yuskavage UID:364099 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

RHETORIC
Marco Braunschweiler\, Jibade-Khalil Huffman\, Kate Steciw\, Martine Syms
O rganized by Marco Braunschweiler \;
November 15 to January 17\, 20 15

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Opening Reception
Saturday\, November 15
7-10pm

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Aran Cravey is pleased to present Rhetoric\, an exhibition of new works by Marco Braunschweiler\, Jibade-Khalil Huffman\, Kate Steciw and Mar tine Syms. The opening reception will be held Saturday\, November 15 from 7 -10pm. The exhibition will remain on view through January 17\, 2015.

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DTEND:20150117 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141115 GEO:34.0831785;-118.3422911 LOCATION:Aran Cravey\,6918 Melrose Ave. \nLos Angeles\, CA 90038 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Rhetoric\, Martine Syms\, Kate Steciw\, Jibade-Khalil Huffman\, Mar co Braunschweiler UID:363014 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20141115T220000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20141115T190000 GEO:34.0831785;-118.3422911 LOCATION:Aran Cravey\,6918 Melrose Ave. \nLos Angeles\, CA 90038 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Rhetoric\, Marco Braunschweiler\, Jibade-Khalil Huffman\, Kate Stec iw\, Martine Syms UID:363015 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

The Fifth Wall \; is inspired by multiple sources: the unique architecture of the Armory&rsqu o\;s Raymond Avenue building\; German modernist theater practitioner Bertol t Brecht&rsquo\;s notion of dialectical theater\, including the breakdown o f the &ldquo\;fourth wall&rdquo\; and the emphasis of function over the bin ary considerations of form and content\; and artwork that challenges the au thority of a fixed point of view and suggests a deeper form of reciprocal e ngagement\; and the Armory&rsquo\;s 25th \;year of programmi ng.

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The Fifth Wall \;con sists of works on paper\, sculpture\, painting\, video\, and photography by seven artists from Los Angeles\, rural Connecticut\, Warsaw\, and Berlin. Each has created works that take into consideration alternate\, or &ldquo\; wrong&rdquo\; points of view or perspectives. Alice Kö\;nitz&rsquo\;s&n bsp\;Los Angeles Museum of Art\, \;a c. 13&rsquo\; x 10&rsquo\ ; x 10&rsquo\; outdoor sculpture that also functions as a museum\, will be moved from the driveway of her Eagle Rock studio and re-installed in the Ar mory&rsquo\;s Caldwell Gallery\, where it will provide a literal and metaph orical platform for performances to be staged during the run of the exhibit ion. Evan Holloway&rsquo\;s delicate line drawings of the sides of epic ste el sculptures by David Smith\, and Marco Rios&rsquo\;s &lsquo\;repaintings& rsquo\; in oil on canvas of his childhood abstractions\, consider artworks from unexpected spatial or temporal disruptions. Interior spaces are recons idered by Corrina Schnitt\, who has created a video that shows household an d domestic farm animals slowly being introduced into a living room and the mayhem that ensues\, and Farrah Karapetian\, who uses photograms to render images of architectural interiors in three dimensions. Our physical senses of sight and sound are challenged by Tom Friedman\, who confronts basic ass umptions about daily life through unexpected use of familiar materials\, an d Artur Zmijewski\, a visual artist and filmmaker who has created lyrical a udio/visual works with deaf/mute children.

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Drawing from Brecht&rsquo\;s theatrical practice\, the show invites c ritical self-reflectivity in the viewer. The works in this exhibition &ldqu o\;show what is shown in the showing\,&rdquo\; to borrow Brecht&rsquo\;s ph rasing. The viewer is made aware of ideas of labor\, point of view\, and ar chitectural and social constructs that affect their perception of a piece o f work. This show seeks to de-familiarize viewers with their own experience of art\, and to produce a feeling of strangeness toward what would otherwi se have been considered only in a canonical context. Brecht&rsquo\;s word f or this was the \;Verfremdungseffekt\, or &ldquo\;alienation e ffect&rdquo\; which\, when applied to art\, can offer new content in even t he most familiar contexts. Just as Brecht wanted his audience to remain awa re of the falsity of the spectacle\, \;The Fifth Wall \;se eks to remind the viewer of the fallacy of point of view. It provides famil iarity of subject matter with an estrangement to the object&rsquo\;s origin al context.

DTEND:20141214 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20140713 GEO:34.1483586;-118.1490967 LOCATION:Armory Center for the Arts\,145 N. Raymond Ave. \nPasadena\, CA 91 103 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:The Fifth Wall\, Tom Friedman\, Evan Holloway\, Farrah Karapetian\, Alice Könitz\, Marco Rios\, Corinna Schnitt\, Artur Zmijewski UID:336642 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20140712T210000 DTSTAMP:20141126T002909 DTSTART:20140712T180000 GEO:34.1483586;-118.1490967 LOCATION:Armory Center for the Arts\,145 N. Raymond Ave. \nPasadena\, CA 91 103 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:The Fifth Wall\, Tom Friedman\, Evan Holloway\, Farrah Karapetian\, Alice Könitz\, Marco Rios\, Corinna Schnitt\, Artur Zmijewski UID:336643 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Big City Forum (BCF) will occupy the second-floor Mezzanine Galleries at Armory Center for the Arts from Sunday\, July 13 through Sunda y\, December 14\, 2014\, during Phase II of its 15-month residency entitled  \;City of Hope\, City of Resistance: Research and Actions at the U rban Level. With the Armory as a host venue\, BCF\, a project founded by Leonardo Bravo\, will design and build a dynamic reading room/library as a site from which to present three exhibitions\, conduct film screenings\, and hold a series of conversations\, workshops\, and other discursive even ts. The first exhibition\, from Sunday\, July 13 through Sunday\, August 31 \, will feature \;The Queen&rsquo\;s English\, work by Martine Syms with photographer Cat Roif. A reception\, free and open to the public \, will take place on Saturday\, July 12\, from 7-9pm. Big City Forum&rsquo \;s residency \;City of Hope\, City of Resistance: Research and Act ions at the Urban Level \;is being facilitated by Armory&rsquo\;s Gallery Director / Chief Curator Irene Tsatsos.

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The City of Hop e/City of Resistance \;reading room/library\, a central element of BCF&rsquo\;s residency at the Armory\, is designed by Los Angeles-based ar tist Jeff Cain of Shed Research Institute to frame and facilitate conversat ions and engagement around the key questions raised during the residency an d meant to serve as a dynamic\, interactive platform for diverse\, shared c reativity. A dynamic\, evolving set of programs within this context\, with special guest contributors\, will be featured in an exhibition format every two months. Programmatic continuity throughout BCF&rsquo\;s occupancy of t he Armory will be in the recommended reading shelf\, comprised of books con tributed by past BCF participants\, with each book to include a small biogr aphy and statement from each contributor.

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About Guest Contr ibutors Martine Syms and Cat Roif
Featured guest contributors will be introduced throughout BCF&rsquo\;s occupancy of the Armory. The fi rst of three sets of guest contributors are Martine Syms with Cat Roif\, wh ose work will be displayed from July 12-August 31\, 2014. \;The Que en&rsquo\;s English\, a project by Syms\, takes inspiration from libra rian JR Roberts&rsquo\;s 1981 annotated bibliography \;Black Lesbia ns\, a book whose cover she was drawn to when browsing at a used books tore with a specific intention not to purchase anything.

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The Qu een&rsquo\;s English \;gathers books from the chapter of \;Black Lesbians \;entitled &ldquo\;Literature &\; Criticism.&rd quo\; It also features a series of photographic diptychs in collaboration w ith Roif\, along with other source materials\, to consider the role of &ldq uo\;the reader&rdquo\; as a position of power. About this notion\, and in r esponse to her project entitledReading Trayvon Martin\, Syms notes \, &ldquo\;Here\, reading\, once considered a solitary endeavor\, is re-exa mined as an active stance through the added dimensions of posting\, sharing \, reframing\, and thus contributing to a broader conversation across socia l media. The act of bookmarking becomes synonymous with the process of stak ing out a position\, publicly declaring a side or a perspective.&rdquo\;

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About \;The Queen&rsquo\;s English\, and her work in gen eral\, Syms says\, &ldquo\;I consider much of my work an excursus from a pr imary text. I&rsquo\;m engaged in trying to read what&rsquo\;s not there.&r dquo\; The introduction of \;Black Lesbians \;states: &ldq uo\;As this bibliography undoubtedly proves\, a body of [Black lesbian] lit erature exists\, although it is often hidden or unidentified for reasons di rectly related to the social\, political\, and economic realities of being Black\, female\, and lesbian.&rdquo\;

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Martine Syms is an artist and &ldquo\;conceptual entrepreneur&rdquo\; based in Los Angeles. Her work exp lores themes as varied as Afrofuturism\, queer theory\, the power of langua ge\, and the spiritual nature of the color purple. From 2007-2011\, she dir ected Golden Age\, a project space she founded in Chicago that focused on e xhibitions\, performances\, and printed matter\, and where she organized ov er fifty innovative cultural projects ranging from film screenings to inter active online exhibitions. She also initiated Dominica Publishing\, which i ncludes a catalogue of ten titles by international\, emerging artists. Syms has lectured at Light Industry in Brooklyn\; Project Row Houses and the Ho uston Museum of African American Art\, both in Houston\; South by Southwest in Austin\; California Institute of the Arts\, Valencia\; University of Ch icago and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago\; Johns Hopkins Univers ity and Maryland Institute College of Art\, both in Baltimore\; and MoMA P. S.1 in Queens\, among other venues. Her artwork has been exhibited and scre ened at the New Museum in New York\; Museum of Contemporary Art and School of the Art Institute of Chicago\; Capricious Space in Brooklyn\; The Wassai c Project in upstate New York\; and at White Flag Projects in St. Louis. Sy ms is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a degre e in Film\, Video\, and New Media.

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Cat Roif is a Los Angeles-based photographer\, photo stylist\, and editor who experiments with the relation ships between color and light\; figure and landscape\; and sex\, maximalism \, and opulence. Her work has appeared in \;Spin\, \;R olling Stone\, \;Nasty Gal\, and more. Roif was raised in &ldquo\;late Post-modern Miami\,&rdquo\; attended Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia\, and earned her BFA in Photography in 2010 from the School of Visual Arts in New York.

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About \;City of Hope\, City of Resistance: Research and Actions at the Urban Level
Los Angeles is at a pivotal moment of transition and transformat ion. Social fragmentation and isolation is giving way to a celebration of p lurality and difference\; identities and communities are coalescing around collective\, design-based solutions.

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City of Hope\, City of Res istance: Research and Actions at the Urban Level \;is Big City For um&rsquo\;s 15-month\, three-part residency at Armory Center for the Arts\; it brings together the creative forces of numerous participants across the fields of architecture\, urban design\, contemporary art\, new media\, and social and community activism. The residency explores\, discusses\, and pr oduces various forms of social space from community-based initiatives\; new physical and social architectures\; individual and collective actions that have affected public civic engagement\; and ideas and actions that will in fluence life in the region in constructive\, positive ways.

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The pro ject is organized in three separate phases. Phase I\, from January through June 2014\, has focused on research\; Phase II\, from July through December 2014\, is the occupation of the Armory Center for the Arts\; Phase II\, fr om January through March 2015\, will consolidate the ideas generated throug hout 2014 into a publication\, to be released in spring 2015.

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About Big City Forum
Big City Forum (BCF)\, founded in 200 8 by Los Angeles-based artist\, educator\, and activist Leonardo Bravo and co-directed with artist/graphic designer River Jukes-Hudson since 2013\, is an independent\, interdisciplinary project that explores the intersection between design-based creative disciplines within the context of public spac e\, the built environment\, and social change.

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About Big Ci ty Forum in Residence at the Armory
The residency \;C ity of Hope\, City of Resistance: Research and Actions at the Urban Level \;builds upon an existing collaboration between the Exhibitions Dep artment at the Armory and BCF\, which has been crucial in advancing public discourse on the notion of social and civic engagement within the built env ironment. Since spring 2012 BCF has been in residence at the Armory\, upon the invitation of Armory&rsquo\;s Gallery Director/Chief Curator Irene Tsat sos\, during which time it has programmed two seasons of lively\, discursiv e events (Mapping LA \;in 2012 and \;Transforming the Social \;in 2013) comprised of a series panels of leading architec ts\, theorists\, and planners who\, along with a room of engaged participan ts\, have explored current creative practices that inform the landscape\, c ulture\, and geography of Los Angeles. Along with the programmatic ambition s and theoretical investigations described above\, \;City of Hope\, City of Resistance: Research and Actions at the Urban Level \;ser ves as an incubation period for Big City Forum as it develops plans to laun ch future programmatic platforms. Big City Forum&rsquo\;s residency at Armo ry Center for the Arts is being supported with funding from the National En dowment for the Arts. \;

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