An event to be held in Chinatown, Los Angeles
Chinatown, July 25, 2009- Performance Night in Chinatown. The first event of new visual and sound art performances by Los Angeles artists, will be held on and around Chung King Road in Chinatown, Los Angeles on the 25th of July.
Featuring approximately 20 performances, this will be Chinatown's first collaborative performance event hosted by the resident galleries. The galleries participating include The Box, China Art Objects, Chung King Project, Jancar Gallery, Parker Jones, David Patton Gallery, Redling Fine Art, Sister Gallery, Thomas Solomon Gallery, SolwayJones, David Salow, and The Company.
The entire program of performances will provide the audience with an exciting interactive exploration of the world-renowned Chinatown, Los Angeles community of galleries. For one evening, the gallery spaces and surrounding outdoor areas will present various performances engaging viewers from a broad range of interests, breaking down barriers with a variety of performative materials from new visual art, dance, film, theatre, and music, including new commissions and historic reconstructions using historic Chinatown neighborhood as the backdrop for work by approximately 15 artists at 8 different venues.
Programming will include a schedule of live performances and parallel exhibitions that will provide critical and historical contexts for the new work produced. The 15 plus events will be free and open to the public with an expected attendance of over 500 guests.
This event is made possible by the generous support of For Your Art.
Kathleen Johnson presented by David Patton
Micol Hebron presented by David Salow
F-STOP SERENADE & Single Nights by Club Records presented by Sister
John Kildoff presented by Jancar gallery
Simone Forti (closing reception) presented by The Box
Joe Deutsch presented by Parker Jones
Dani Tull presented by SolwayJones
Aaron Sandnes presented by Tom Solomon Gallery
Simon Leung dances Yvonne Rainer's Trio A presented by Chung King Project
Marucs Civin with Sandy Delissovoy, presented by Chung King Project
Nao Bustamente presented by Chung King Project
more to be announced...