Los Angeles, CA—Los Angeles Art Association is pleased to announce the opening of its annual Open Show. This year’s show was curated by David Pagel, art critic for the Los Angeles Times.
Show runs: Dec. 13, 2008 – Jan. 16, 2009.
Opening reception: Sat. Dec. 13, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90069.
Video Screening: Jan 8th, 7:30pm.
Where: Japanese American National Museum’s National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, 111 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012.
(Video pieces will also be screened Dec 13, 08 t0 Jan 16, 2009 at Gallery 825)
Rebranding Hagia Sophia is A 5-minute video presentation about the rebranding of Hagia Sophia located in Istanbul. Istanbul is a city that has been transformed, appropriated and rebranded. Hagia Sophia is a 15-centuries-old building that has been continuously
rebuilt, rebranded, and repurposed. Hagia Sophia’s influence, both architecturally and liturgically, has been widespread and enduring in the Orthodox, Catholic, and
Muslim worlds alike.