Thursday, Aug 21
Cheatin’ | at Downtown Independent
World Premiere Encore: Bill Plympton’s Cheatin,’ at Downtown Independent, DTLA.
Bill Plympton’s 7th animated feature follows the fateful romance of Jake & Ella— &the fight through deceit to reclaim their destiny. With over 40,000 drawings, the film is a surrealist love story & hallmark to Plympton’s signature hand-painted style. Showtimes through Aug 28.
4pm & 7:30pm
The Early Surrealism of Buñuel | at Cinefamily Screening of The Milky Way, at M+B Gallery, West Hollywood.
Christopher Richmond’s latest film follows an unnamed humanoid’s encounters with off-kilter characters on the margins of society— a tale of primordial wandering in a more than less amiss world.
Vinegar Syndrome!, at Echo Park Film Center, Echo Park.
This month’s grab bag of 16mm short educational and ephemeral films is themed around animals— those domestic, furry, feathered, legless… and over legged. Served with homemade animal crackers.
Opening Night Party: The Early Surrealism of Buñuel, at Cinefamily, West Hollywood.
Dry martinis served fresh to Buñuel’s liking for the opening soirée. Screenings of Un Chien Andalou (1929, 35mm) with a newly-restored alternate score & L’Age D’Or (1930)— plus The Obscure Objects of Buñuel, a pop-up exhibit of Buñuel ephemera presented in conjunction with The Luis Buñuel Film Institute. Showtimes through Aug 27.
Friday, Aug 22
telepathy with Workhorse | at Otherwild
Workhorse Launch Party, at Otherwild, Echo Park.
Performances by the online experiment & interactive public conversation, Workhorse & best friends (Mikki Olsen and Machina Mclaughlin), a screening by Aimee Goguen, & music by pyramid records.
Group Show: Opening, at Monte Vista Projects, Eagle Rock.
Works by Christina Agapakis, Rita Blaik, Megan May Daalder, & Amisha Gadani explore the ‘un-closed’ through experimental videos, cavum prints, scientific illustrations, fragmented photos, & interactive fashion.
Opening Reception: 7-10pm
Through Sep 14
Saturday, Aug 23
KChung TV at
Made In LA | at the Hammer KChung TV by KChung Radio at Made In LA, at the Hammer Museum, Westwood.
This episode feat. Super Kpop with DJ Leila Khastoo, Jesse Marie’s ‘Yoga Sphere,’ Yogi Proctor’s ‘The Artist At Work,’ Kate Gilbert’s ‘Faeries,’ & ‘Real Talk’ with James Raymond & Keith Ballard. Produced by Kchung’s crew & volunteers, Brandt Wrightsman, & Experimental Half Hour.
sound. at the Schindler House: . space as raw material, at MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House, West Hollywood
Group Show: 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.
Opening Reception: 7-10pm
Through Sep 27
An Evening of YouTubing with Carole Ann Klonarides and Tom Recchion, at Blum & Poe, Culver City.
Suzy Poling (Pod Blotz) | at Echo Park Film Center
Video Art by Suzy Poling, at Echo Park Film Center, Echo Park.
Screening of recent video art by LA-based artist Suzy Poling (Pod Blotz) with new shorts synthesizing sonic resonances, technological interferences, transcendental procedures, natural phenomenon, ecological uniformity, regeneration & degeneration.
18+ | at Redcat
18+, at Redcat, DTLA.
The collaborative duo 18+ presents projects culled from their multiple online platforms, taking form through audio, video, social media, & performance.
BESTIAL MOUTHS / MUSCLE AND MARROW / CHiiLDREN / INTIMATCHINE at Complex, Glendale.
EVAN CAMINITI + LOREN CHASSE + GREG BIANCHINI + M GEDDES GENGRAS + GREGG KOWALSKY, at Human Resources, Chinatown.
Organized by Grant Capes.
Sunday, Aug 24
Kiki Seror | at CB1 Gallery
Monday, Aug 25
Kleksploitation | at Cinefamily
Tuesday, Aug 26
Burn, Trapped, Wrath | at Human Resources
I Should Have Done Better And I Wish I Would Have | CMHHTD at Subliminal Projects
Cross My Heart Hope To Die: VITA E MORTE, at Subliminal Projects, Echo Park.
Debut solo show by multimedia art collective Cross My Heart Hope To Die (CMHHTD), comprised of Sean Bonner, Brevi, Andrew Kline (Strife), & DJ Muggs (Cypress Hill).
Through Aug 23
David Horvitz, at Blum & Poe, Culver City.
Through Aug 23
Sarah Conaway | at The Pit
The Outlanders, at The Pit: Exhibitions & Editions, Highland Park.
Inaugural exhibition feat works by Sarah Conaway, Pearl C. Hsiung, Kim Fisher, Shana Lutker, Florian Morlat, Jon Pestoni, Mungo Thomson, & Mary Weatherford.
Through Aug 24
Draftpunk, at Autonomie, Mid-City. Group show of contemporary drawings curated by Kio Griffith. With works from Marie Thibeault, Dorian Wood & more.
Through Aug 30
Japan Diaries | at Fahey/Klein Japan Diaries, at Fahey/Klein Gallery, West Hollywood.
Selection of images from the husband & wife team BJ Formento and Richeille Formento.
Through Aug 30
Jenny Yurshansky: Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory (Detention), at Adjunct Positions, Highland Park.
Works from the artist’s deeply researched, multi-modal umbrella project investigating the distinction between native vs. invasive species as determined by the California Invasive Species Advisory Committee (CISAC).
Through Aug 31
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Thursday, Aug 14
Last day! Works from 14 artists at the intersection of aesthetic & anti-aesthetic practices. Curated by Allison Peck. Gallery open 11-am-4pm Potential Bodies, at the space, Culver City.
Mineral & mediation workshop focusing on azurite and pyrite. Concurrent to Good Vibrations, at Space 15 Twenty, Hollywood. on view through Sep 2. 7-9pm Gridscape
Liz Walsh: Exhibition of new painting, sculpture, video, & installation rooted in the artist’s investigation of our relationship to the invisible. Shadow Force, at Last Projects, Hollywood. Details. Opening reception & performance: 7-11pm Through Sep 7
Liz Walsh | at Last Projects
LORENZO ABATTOIR / SOBERING / HHL / WET DREAM ASPHYXIATION, at MATA, Mid-City. Doors 10pm | Sounds 10:30pm
Friday, Aug 15
throwback Baseck x Joy Through Noise (Twin Braids) |
Celebrate Everything at Complex.
Three-day event with artist performances, sound art, video projections, installations, dancing… & avocados! In collaboration with Echo Park Rising Festival & Projector Projects, hosted by Jonathon Hornedo. Avocados, at 1952 Clinton St., Echo Park. Details. 12pm 8/15 – 8pm 8/17
Works from Caitlin Ducey, Jacqueline Laurita Cortese, Thinh Nguyen. Opening reception: 8pm-12am Swim Lapse, at 1/2 Gallery, Silver Lake.
The experimental electronic night celebrates the sounds of the future tonight with Xanopticon, Curtis Roads, M. Geddes Gengras, Cyrusrex & Baseck, & Joy Through Noise. 9pm-2am CELEBRATE EVERYTHING: Xanopticon, Curtis Roads, M. Geddes Gengras, Cyrusrex & Baseck, Joy Through Noise, at Complex, Glendale.
Saturday, Aug 16
KChung TV with Experimental Half-Hour at Produced through Made In LA, at the Hammer, Westwood. EHH, KChung TV broadcasts live on-site during museum hours, with programs streamed & archived at kchung.tv. This episode feat. Jennifer Moon & Robert Watkins, Eugene Kotlyarenko & Brent Cowley, Eternal Telethon, & Tim Leanse’s underground noise contest show, Get The Gig. 12-4pm
Eternal Telethon: Raising support for the creation of an artist retirement home at the Salton Sea, this telethon feat. performances from CCCLXV times V, at Hammer Museum, Westwood. Adrian Tenney, Margie Schnibbe, Curt Gambetta, & Miggie Wong. Hosted by Johnnie JungleGuts, John Burfle, & Jen Bruce. Join IRL in the Hammer’s lobby or tune-in to kchung.tv. 3-3:30pm
Inspired by La Monte Young & Marian Zazeela’s Tonalism, at Sonos Studio, Hollywood. Dream House as well as Terry Riley, Yoko Ono & John Cage, Tonalism is a 12-hr immersive atmosphere synthesizing harmonious textures with visual elements. Audience encouraged to bring pillows, cushions & sleeping bags to lay amidst a 13- point surround sound system feat. live performances, video artists, & DJ’s. Hosted by dublab. 6pm-6am
Nora Keyes at Coagula Curatorial
Group show of four LA artists examining the nature of dreams, architecture, illusions, optics & space. Curated by Raven Servellon, with works by Leslie Lanxinger, Nora Keyes, Raven Servellon & Timothy Robert Smith. Opening reception: 7-11pm Through Aug 30 Western Twilight, at Coagula Curatorial, Chinatown.
Sunday, Aug 17
Tuesday, Aug 19
There Is No Beginning, There Is No End closing with Experimental Half-Hour screening | at MATA
Les Figues at DTLAB, at Traxx Restaurant in Union Station, DTLA. The featured press for DTLAB’s Indie Press Cartel, Les Figues presents works by Christine Wertheim, Mathew Timmons, and Michael du Plessis. 8pm
Closing Reception: . Show closing with works by Nina Hartmann, Suzy Poling, Reuben Sawyer, & Christopher Reid Martin. Screening from the vaults of Experimental Half-Hour, broadcasting episodes of avant-garde musicians & performance artists worldwide. 9pm There Is No Beginning, There Is No End & EHH Screening, at MATA, Mid-City
The Time Eaters | at the Hammer
Wednesday, Aug 20
Berlin-based Manfred Pernice | at Regen Projects
Gina Osterloh: The artist presents a series of works for the camera & photographic frame through the lens of a set of applied instructions. Through Aug 16 PRESS ERASE OUTLINE SLICE STRIKE MAKE AN X PRICK!, at François Ghebaly, DTLA.
Group show of works obliquely considering ‘territory’ itself—as domain, history, narrative, and site of comparison. Curated by Elan Greenwald. Through Aug 16 I deal Territory , at Cirrus Gallery, DTLA.
Manfred Pernice: Also on view Scott McFarland’s BBREILAND, at Regen Projects, Hollywood.
Simultaneous Contrasts. Through Aug 16
Mark Hagen, To Be Titled | at Richard Telles
Group show curated by Gladys-Katherina Hernando feat. nineteen LA artists. Works in painting, video, sculpture, and performance evoke the search for the transcendental in California— exploring ideas of alchemy, animism, vitalism, magic, corporeal transformation, and wonder. Through Aug 16 The White Album, at Richard Telles, Mid-Wilshire.
Group show with works by Nina Hartmann, Suzy Poling, Reuben Sawyer, & Christopher Reid Martin. Through Aug 20 There Is No Beginning, There Is No End, at MATA, Mid-City.
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