What if the blue and red notebook that was visiting both campuses anyway, carried little choreographic messages?
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Conversations. Exhibitions. Exploring creativity & culture with artists, authors, and other creatives. Why do we make the work we make. Why do we explore the ideas we explore?
Claudia Solorzano’s All the Sweet Stuff is a ceramic, crochet, and performance installation. The superficial “Candy Heart” becomes a loaded signifier of the dynamics of human relationships.
Krista Paulsen’s Posts + Beams is all about attention to small details. And Paulsen is paying attention. With loving delicacy, she presents her observations of the architectural details of 8 buildings on the Long Beach State University campus.
Are you an immigrant? Do you need help assimilating into your new culture? Cintia Segovia’s videos offer helpful instruction and practical tips that will make any immigrant’s transition to life in the United States easier.
In Onanist, Cortnee Brush confronts doubt about art, and doubt about her own art practice, with a performance work exploring her interior experience.
Maxine Merlino was a Long Beach State University Student, then Faculty, then Dean, and today an Art Gallery.
Metup w Natalie at her place in the LBC. Talked about The Umbrella or Critical Collective project.
Heather Anacker & Krista Feld’s Sewing Empowerment Workshop in the CSULB School of Art Sculpture Gallery, 2 May 2013.
Five years ago Tehran-born Mahsa Soroudi married Mohsen Vafa. A week later they left Iran. First a year in Malaysia, and now the last 4 years in the United States. Three-and-a-half of them in Newport Beach, CA: 50 miles southeast of Downtown Los Angeles, and 7,500 miles west of Tehran.
A panel discussion exploring what contemporary art can do to push acceptance along culture & gender spectrums.
A conversation with author and USC professor Aimee Bender, and Museum of Jurassic Technology director David Wilson. Recorded on 22 May 2006 in the Museum of Jurassic Technology tea room.
In a rich and dense LA Art Book Fair, the highlight for me was a small table in the MOCA Geffen bookstore where Jacqueline Suskin wrote poems for visitors.