Thursday, Oct 16
Nightbreed | at Cinefamily
Nightbreed: Director’s Cut x Clive Barker Pop-Up, at Cinefamily, West Hollywood.
Co-presented by SpectreFest, a special show x tell with Clive in person, feat: 1) glimpses of audio/video/ephemera that’s inspired him 2) screenings of the new Director’s Cut 3) a pop-up gallery of memorabilia, new paintings, x Clive’s visual manifestation collection: The Dream Diaries.
Clive Barker in-person 7:30pm | Oct 21-22 8pm
Friday, Oct 17
Meghan Gordon | at ltd
Saturday, Oct 18
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Mother Spill | at Commonwealth & Council
Mutant Salon x Closing of Young Joon Kwak : Mother Spill, at Commonwealth & Council, Koreatown.
A collective space for art, beautification, self-care, collaboration x community, Mutant Salon hosts this one-day event coinciding with the closing party— reconfiguring the exhibition by offering haircuts, beauty x body work, tarot, tattoos, x more. Plus, Super[wo]man transformation by Young Joon Kwak, Alli Miller, x John Olivo. Facebook Event.
salon x closing 3-7pm | transformation 5pm
EUREKA & the BIOMASS, at 5 car Garage, Santa Monica.
Enjoy some slime* at the opening of Megan May Daalder’s show in anticipation of the sci-fi mini-musical coinciding with the exhibition, premiering Nov 6, 7, 8. Facebook Event. RSVP for location map.
opening reception 4-6pm | thru Nov 10
A Colonial Penchant, at LAST Projects Gallery, Hollywood.
New works by artists Karl Jean-Guerly Pétion, Paul Lewin, x Adrienne Heloise provoke alternative x mythic identities through a varied practice of appropriation of popular x historical forms of representation. Facebook Event.
opening reception 7-11pm | thru Nov 8
Fountainsun (Dan Higgs from Lungfish) + Fletcher Tucker + Sun Araw + DJ Jimi Hey, at HM17, Lincoln Heights.
Co-presented with Human Resources. Hosted at HM17. Facebook Event.
sounds 9pm | all ages
Sunday, Oct 19
Sleeper (detail) | at South Of Sunset
Ed Clark: A Thousand Lights of Sun, at The Mistake Room, DTLA.
The first ‘institutional’ local monographic’ exhibition in Los Angeles devoted to the work of American artist Ed Clark. Facebook Event.
opening reception 1-3pm | thru Dec 20
Two Fold, at South Of Sunset, Echo Park.
Group show of works considering a skewed relationship to the concept of folding— whether through fragmentation or re-arrangement. Curated by Lia Trinka-Browner. Facebook Event.
open Sundays 1-4pm | thru Oct 22
VINEGAR SYNDROME: Super8 Horror Movie Halloween Show, at Echo Park Film Center, Echo Park.
Grab bag of classic x B-horror flicks from EPFC’s Super8 collection. Live music score from Cosmo Segurson on the organ x Gordon Kurowski on theremin. Plus candy…
Makino Takashi | at the Egyptian
Makino Takashi: Entering a Noisy Cosmos, at Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian, Hollywood.
The Japanese avant-garde filmmaker’s hallucinatory x experiential worlds transcend into ‘physical unconsciousness.’ Space Noise 3D is an immersive live cinema work for 16mm, projectors, live score, smoke machines, x 3D glasses. He’s here IRL for the sensory performance along with 3 shorts with music by Jim O’Rourke.
7:30pm | tickets
Monday, Oct 20
Tuesday, Oct 21
Wednesday, Oct 22
Fitch x Trecartin | at Regen Projects
Lizzie Fitch / Ryan Trecartin, at Regen Projects, Hollywood.
New collaborative works from feat. the artists’ signature ‘sculptural theaters.’ Central to the show’s multi-channel movie is a large-scale installation taking form as a hybrid tent-structure— serving to extend the built environment into the digitized narrative & landscape of the accompanying film.
opening reception: 6-8pm
thru Nov 26
Interior Void | at CSUN
David Lucien Matheke: Interior Void, at CSUN Art & Design Center, Northridge.
New paintings x ritualistic sculptures from the visual x sound artist (Endometrium Cuntplow).
thru Oct 18
Fay Ray: Part Object, at Samuel Freeman, Culver City.
Sculpture, painting, photographs, & photomontage spill onto the gallery’s exterior.
thru Oct 18 extended
Group show feat Frank Benson, Judith Hopf, Angie Keefer, Kitty Kraus, Mahony, Oliver Payne, & Chadwick Rantanen. Curated by Olivian Cha & Eli Diner. New Gravity, at Overduin & Co., Hollywood.
thru Oct 25
Pascual Sisto | at Smart Objects
Pascual Sisto: The Sum Over Histories, at Smart Objects, Echo Park.
New works in sculplture x neons based on drawings of Nobel Prize winning author Richard Feynman. Plus a video x re-release of The Art of Richard P. Feynman: Images by a Curious Character. Facebook Event.
thru Oct 26
Stan VanDerBeek | at The Box
Stan VanDerBeek: Poemfield, at The Box, DTLA.
5 of 8 computer-animated films from the pioneering artist’s Poemfield series presented as large-scale projections— ea. exploring how the machine could be a medium for creative x physical freedom.
thru Nov 1
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Thursday, Sep 18
Reclaimed Water | at Art Merge Lab
Multitude Room— Reclaimed Water by Devon Tsuno, at Art Merge Lab, West Hollywood.
Inaugural Multitude Room event, a project devoted to exploratory artist installations. This series feat Tsuno’s wallpaper work based on patterns of streams & currents, alongside risograph prints and paintings.
opening reception 5-8:30pm
Substrait (Underground Dailies), 1976 | Gordon Matta-Clark at TMR
Cities on Screens: Film Works by Gordon Matta-Clark, at The Mistake Room, DTLA.
Second evening screening of Gordon Matta-Clark’s films marking the launch of Moments—a curatorial initiative focused on historical presentations & new commissions of film, sound, digital, literary & body-based projects.
Gems from the Archives, at Echo Park Film Center, Echo Park.
Film collector Russell Harnden hosts the series devoted to obscure, outdated, & orphaned films, screening gems from his personal collection of cartoons & film ephemera.
Cake & Eat It:
Strike Halls | at HRLA
Cake & Eat It: Strike Halls, at Human Resources, Chinatown. Sculpture, text, performance & organizing strategies dominate C&EI’s installation for their HRLA residency— a composite of their ongoing engagement with ‘artistic & anarchist attempts to collectivize commercial, domestic, & public space.’
opening performance x discussion 8pm-12am
Gob Squad: Western Society, at Redcat, DTLA.
Combining performance with impromptu video, the British-German ensemble sublimates the banality of the every day (specifically LA life), into a highly saturated, spectacle-rich multimedia experience.
8:30pm | Sep 17-20
Friday, Sep 19
In Search of Turrell | at JAUS
In Search of Turrell, at JAUS, Santa Monica.
Group exhibition exploring the Dutch seacoast through the eyes of 11 artists, commencing in the dunes of Scheveningen & culminating in Kijkduin at James Turrell’s land artwork Celestial Vault.
opening reception 6:30-9:30pm
Insert Blanc Press General Projects Presents, at 2806 1/2 Lincoln Park Ave, Lincoln Heights.
Reading with Kim Calder, David Hadbawnik, Morani Kornberg-Weiss, Michael Smoler.
More Pics Bro-The Grindr Ballet | at Highways Performance Space
Jos McKain: More Pics Bro-The Grindr Ballet, at Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica.
Ballet conceptualized around GPS applications allowing the ‘hunt’ for sexual transaction. Through images, sounds, & performance, McKain conceives ‘ritual structures to analyze the relationship between abstraction & reality.’ Info | tickets.
8:30pm | Sep 19-20
Saturday, Sep 20
Analog Video Art Workshop, at Echo Park Film Center, Echo Park.
Video art workshop serving historical examples alongside technological experiments & techniques— including feedback, keying & colorization, manipulation of found footage & degradation of images. Space limited, RSVP.
throwback Jennifer Boysen (installation at Night Gallery) | at Cherry + Martin
Jennifer Boysen: Trans-mutes, at Cherry + Martin, Culver City.
New monochromatic paintings & ‘meditative works’ by the multimedia artist.
opening reception 4-6pm
Victory Tischler-Blue: Of Beauty and Ruin, at Spot Photo Works, Hollywood.
Formerly of the 70’s all-female rockers The Runaways, Tischler-Blue premiers new landscape photos that trace the line between life and ruin.
opening reception 6-9pm
Oliver Payne: Chill Out, at 356 S Mission, Boyle Heights.
Oliver Payne’s performance x sounds by the KLF.
doors 6pm | performance 7pm
Young Joon Kwak: . Mother Spill, at Commonwealth and Council
opening reception 8-11pm
throwback Pod Blotz x EHH |at
Experimental Half-Hour presents: Lossless Summit, at dA Center for the Arts, Pomona.
Experimental music showcase recorded for TV broadcast with live video synthesis presented in front of a studio audience. Feat: Pod Blotz (Suzy Poling), Eva Aguila, Leah P., Nephila, Telecaves, VRS, Unica, Banetoriko.
Cool World x Cake & Eat It: Red Party- A Benefit for Copwatch Activist Network, at Human Resources, Chinatown.
Red themed [so, you better show-up in red] all nighter with Bedroom Witch, Lisa McNeely, Jeffzilla, Alex Black, Periodbomb. RSVP
Sunday, Sep 21
10000 Peacock Feathers in Foaming Acid live performance | Art talk: Domnitch x Gelfand
Tuesday, Sep 23
Roya Falahi | at VPAM
// Wednesday, Sep 24
// Thursday, Sep 25 – Be Here.
Drumroll | at MOCA PDC
Steve McQueen: Drumroll, at MOCA Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood.
Works by the British artist & Oscar-winning filmmaker feat. the 1998 video installation Drumroll as it’s centerpiece.
Through Sep 21
The Meme Machine, at Agency Contemporary Art, Hollywood.
Group show feat. Veronique d’Entremont, Luis Gispert, Abdul Mazid, & Rimas K Simaitis Spinella.
Through Sep 27
Trains, at Night Gallery, DTLA.
Works by Marcel Alcala, Annette Kelm, Sarah Conaway, Araki Nobuyoshi, Thea Djordjadze, Jeff Ono, Erik Frydenborg, Melanie Schiff, Piero Golia, Augustus Thompson, Richard Hawkins, and Brenna Youngblood. Curated by Sterling Ruby.
Through Sep 27
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