LA 2019: Cults, Collectives, & Cocooning Gallery Walk-Through with Curator Ciara Ennis & 2009 Artist Fellow Nuttaphol Ma

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longing and not BE longing, 2009 Mixed Media Variable © Photo taken by Aleksandra Ajdukovic
LA 2019: Cults, Collectives, & Cocooning Gallery Walk-Through with Curator Ciara Ennis & 2009 Artist Fellow Nuttaphol Ma
Curated by: Ciara Ennis

1639 18th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
June 11th, 2009 - June 11th, 2009
Opening: June 11th, 2009 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

santa monica/venice
(310) 453-3711
Mon-Fri 11-5:30
18th Street Arts Center
mixed-media, installation

On Thursday, June 11, from 6-8pm join guest curator Ciara Ennis and 2009 Artist Fellow Nuttaphol Ma, as they walk you through Cults, Collectives, & Cocooning. Also on view works by Cathy Akers, Heather Cantrell, Fallen Fruit, Olga Koumoundouros, Jason Middlebrook, Bede Murphy with Unarius, Machine Projects with Jim Fetterly, William Ransom, Stephanie Smith, and Joel Tauber. Visit Cults, Collectives, & Cocooning

For more information please contact Ronald Lopez at 310-453-3711 ext. 103 or via email:

About Ciara Ennis

Ennis (M.A., Royal College of Art, London, UK), is the Director/Curator
of Pitzer Art Galleries at Pitzer College and was the Curator of
Exhibitions, UCR/California Museum of Photography, particularly of
Still, Things Fall From the Sky (2005), Ruby Satellite (2006), and
Eloi: Stumbling Towards paradise (2007). Ennis moved from London to Los
Angeles where she was Project Director for “Public Offerings,” an
international survey of contemporary art, at MOCA, Los Angeles, 2001.
From there she became Associate Curator at the Santa Monica Museum of
Art, where she initiated the Project Room and programmed a series of
experimental exhibitions with such artists as Urs Fischer, Simon Leung,
Mark Leckey, Johan Grimonprez, and Eduardo Sarabia. Ennis has been
director of Pitzer Art Galleries for the past 14 months, during that
time she has curated a number of exhibitions including: Antarctica:
Joyce Campbell, Anne Noble, Connie Samaras; SPELL: Sandeep Mukherjee;
and most recently Narrowcast: Reframing Global Video 1986/2008, which
was co-curated with Ming-Yuen S. Ma.

About Nuttaphol Ma

Nuttaphol Ma's relentless process of peeling away, supported by endless, patient observation, forms the basis of his artistic discipline. He examines patterns and sequences, which present themselves as strings of events, recurring found shapes and numbers. The artist records these dialogues through photography, performances, video and text. Ma’s current site-specific sculptural works map the artist’s abstraction of how he weaves between dreams of leaving and dreams of roots; between past and present; between longing and not Be longing.