Weekly WOAH | Nov 6-12

// Thursday, Nov 6 

EUREKA & the BIOMASS, at 5 Car Garage

EUREKA & the BIOMASS | at 5 Car Garage

  • EUREKA & the BIOMASS, at 5 Car Garage, Santa Monica.
    A ‘Beauty & the Beast’ set in 2100, Megan Daalder’s sci-fi musical follows a human’s love affair with a synthetic organism: ‘the biomass,’ a spectacular behemoth, humanoid puppet.  Performances are sold-out, but meet the biomass today 1-4pm & by appt.  RSVP for location map x info.
    thru Nov 10

// Friday, Nov 7

Fedrik Nilsen on Mike Kelley | at Downtown Photoroom

Fedrik Nilsen’s Mike Kelley doc | at Downtown Photoroom

// Saturday, Nov 8 

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Taking The Waters with HDTS

// Sunday, Nov 9 

Seven Reeds

Seven Reeds | at Overduin & Co.

// Wednesday, Nov 12

// last-looks 

Composite Arcade at Château Shatto

Composite Arcade | at Château Shatto

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Weekly WOAH | Oct 30-Nov 5

// Thursday, Oct 30

ALONE, an immersive haunted house | in DTLA thru 11.1

// Friday, Oct 31 

Day Of The Dead seance

  • Day Of The Dead Seance, Secret Location.
    White witch Maja D’Aoust & medium Aedan MacDonnell host an evening for you to connect with the beyond IRL.
    RSVP (limited space x location map)
    5:30pm
  • Works On Paper at metro pcsSteve Kado x Keith Rocka Knittel: Works On Paper, at metro pcs, Chinatown.
    Exhibition closing & happening for Steve Kado & Keith Rocka Knittel’s collaboration. Central to the show is the duo’s larger work, 1992 TOYOTA COROLLA (BLACK), a ‘stand-in’ for their ‘totemic relationships to the Toyota product line’ & continual process in performance, sculpture, video, photography, sound, painting, & print.
    Facebook Event
    closing soiree 6:30pm
    thru Nov 1

// Saturday, Nov 1  

  • Dwyer Kilcollin: The View, at Ernest E. Debs Regional Park.
    An exhibition out-of-the-box — on a hillside overlooking the easternmost edge of LA— the artist’s solo show interprets the landscape beyond through algorithmically derived image-shapes taking form as a series of relief sculptures.  At this off-site location for 3 days only, before moving to M+B (thru Dec 6).
    Facebook Event
    opening reception x picnic 2-5pm
    11am-5pm thru Nov 3
  • House of Modern Horrors, at 1431 Armacost Ave 90025, Santa Monica.
    A ‘new face of horror,’ this immersive exhibition by Alex Miller is comprised of every day frights designed to make you think twice about daily life.  Comedian curation by Nina Tarr,
    2-9pm
Rafaël Rozendaal | at Steve Turner

Rafaël Rozendaal | at Steve Turner

// Sunday, Nov 2

  • 92918_49bb1b09f3ee0c94207596fded03a8da_e706912908da0a0fa1c0ad9ffa65aa22Charles Curtis performs Alvin Lucier, at MOCA Grand, DTLA.
    Curtis performs the avant-garde composer, performer, & electro-acoustic pioneer’s Slices for Cello x Pre-Recorded Orchestra.  Coincides with Andy Warhol: Shadows (thru Feb 2).
    3pm
  • Liminal Sunday, at Satellite Space, Santa Monica.
    Works by Jason Matthew Lee, Andrea Longacre-White, Megan Plunkett, Sean Raspet, Jesse Stecklow & Harm van den Dorpel pop-up in the temporary platform located in an ISP office compound.  Curated by Paulina Samborska.
    opening reception 6-9 pm
    thru Nov 30

// Wednesday, Nov 5

// last-looks 

Poemfield | at The Box

  • Stan VanDerBeek: Poemfield, at The Box, DTLA.
    5 of 8 computer-animated films from the artist’s Poemfield series presented as large-scale projections— each exploring how the machine could be a medium for creative x physical freedom.
    thru Nov 1

Cayetano Ferrer | Composite Arcade 

  • Cayetano Ferrer: Composite Arcade, at Château Shatto, DTLA.
    An ‘environment’ playing on ‘civic & fictional space,’ including Endless Columns, a column lit with flashing neon lights within a mirrored room, reflecting a sense of displaced infinity within a cavernous kaleidoscopic casino.
    thru Nov 9

    Cory Arcangel | at team

    Cory Arcangel | at Team

  • Cory Arcangel: tl;dr, at Team (gallery, inc.), Venice.
    Selected works by the NY artist, a leading purveyor (… & a personal favorite) of technology-based art. Inaugural gallery exhibition x Acangel’s LA debut!
    thru Nov 9

    EUREKA & the BIOMASS | at 5 Car Garage

    EUREKA & the BIOMASS | at 5 Car Garage

  • EUREKA & the BIOMASS, at 5 Car Garage, Santa Monica.
    An exhibition x sci-fi performance series set in 2100 by Megan May Daalder— a self-professed ‘self-styled guinea pig’ using performance, video, & scientific curiosity to investigate life on Earth. RSVP for location.
    Facebook Event
    open Thursdays & by appt.
    thru Nov 10

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Weekly WOAH | Oct 16-22

// 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 

video still from Mother Spill | at Commonwealth & Council

// Sunday, Oct 19 

Alika Cooper Sleeper | at South Of Sunset

Alika Cooper Sleeper (detail) | at South Of Sunset

// Monday, Oct 20 

// Tuesday, Oct 21

// Wednesday, Oct 22 

Fitch x Trecartin | at Regen Projects

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

// last-looks 

Interior Void

Interior Void | at CSUN

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Weekly WOAH | Oct 9-15

// Thursday, Oct 9 

#tbt Scott Benzel at Public Fiction 2012 | at VSF

// Friday, Oct 10 

Expanded Cities | at Curio

// Saturday, Oct 11 

Marjorie Cameron | at MOCA PDC

Marjorie Cameron | at MOCA

// Sunday, Oct 12 

// Tuesday, Oct 14 

thank-you

Empathy/Relic #2 ( detail), 2013 |David Lucien Matheke at CSUN

// Wednesday, Oct 15 

Suzy Poling | at HRLA

Suzy Poling | at HRLA

// last-looks 

Fay Ray | at Samuel Freeman

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Weekly WOAH | Sep 18-25

// Thursday, Sep 18 

Reclaimed Water | at Art Merge Lab

// Friday, Sep 19 

at JAUS

In Search of Turrell | at JAUS

// Saturday, Sep 20 

// Sunday, Sep 21 

10000 Peacock Feathers in Foaming Acid live performance | Art talk: Domnitch x Gelfand

10000 Peacock Feathers in Foaming Acid live performance | Art talk: Domnitch x Gelfand

// Tuesday, Sep 23  

Roya Falahi | at VPAM

Roya Falahi | at VPAM

// Wednesday, Sep 24 

// Thursday, Sep 25 – Be Here. 

// last-looks 

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen’s Drumroll | at MOCA PDC

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Weekly WOAH | Aug 21-27

// Thursday, Aug 21 

Bill Plympton’s Cheatin’ | at Downtown Independent

// Friday, Aug 22

  • Workhorse

    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.
    doors 7pm
    performances 8pm

  • 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 

// Sunday, Aug 24 

Kiki Seror

Kiki Seror | at CB1 Gallery

// Monday, Aug 25 

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Andy Votel’s Kleksploitation | at Cinefamily

  • Andy Votel presents: Kleksploitation, at Cinefamily, West Hollywood.
    US premiere of Kleksploitation, a tribute to ‘reconstituted cinematic synth-pop from Communist Poland’s deepest hallucinogenic hibernation period.’ Plus Votel live-remixes Andrzej Korzynski’s score for the three surreal children’s sci-fi flicks, Pan Kleks.
    9:30pm

// Tuesday, Aug 26 

Burn, Trapped, Wrath | at Human Resources

Burn, Trapped, Wrath | at Human Resources

// last-looks 

I Should Have Done Better And I Wish I Would Have, 2014

I Should Have Done Better And I Wish I Would Have | CMHHTD at Subliminal Projects

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Weekly WOAH | July 31-Aug 6

Poltergeist at South of Sunset.

// Thursday, July 31

// Friday, Aug 1 

// Saturday, Aug 2

Dennis DeHart at SPOT Photo Works.

// Sunday, Aug 3 

Experimental Half-Hour’s 1-Hr at Made In LA.

// Monday, Aug 4 

image: throwback Jil Stein at homela | new performance at TOP40

image: throwback Jil Stein at homeLA | new performance at TOP40.

// Wednesday, Aug 6

// last-looks 

Openness and Clarity at Honor Fraser.

Openness and Clarity at Honor Fraser.

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Weekly WOAH | July 24-30

Tricia Lawless Murray Queen of Hearts at Cohen Gallery.

// Thursday, July 24

Marshtepper at Complex. Image: Jane Pain

Marshtepper at Complex.
Image: Jane Pain

// Friday, July 25

// Saturday, July 26

Ideal Territory at Cirrus Gallery.

  • KChung TV with Experimental Half-Hour at Made In LA, at the Hammer, Westwood.
    Produced through EHH, KChung Radio launches KChung TV before live audiences with episodes playing on-site during museum hours, and archived online at kchung.tv.  This week’s episode welcomes: CRYSTALLINE MORPHOLOGIES – Gabie Strong, POWER MALLET – Luke Fischbeck, and OUT OF THIS WORLD – Adam Taylor.
    12-5pm
  • Native Strategies: Issue #5 Music Issues, at LACE, Hollywood.
    Native Strategies: N (enter) S at LACE is a Native Strategies issue come to life within three-dimensional space. Throughout their residency, Native Strategies invites over 30 artists to perform in the LACE galleries and enact the process of producing a journal.
    1-2pm – Odeya Nini & Oscar Miguel Santos Boscar Bantos Sister Mantos)
    2-3pm – Dorian Wood & Claire Cronin.
  • Ideal Territory, at Cirrus Gallery, DTLA.
    Group show of works obliquely considering ‘territory’ itself—as domain, history, narrative, and site of comparison.  Curated by Elan Greenwald.
    Opening reception: 6-8pm
    Through Aug 16
  • The Cartographer, at Charlie James Gallery, Chinatown.
    Group show extending abstracted ideas of mapping. Works by Charles Gaines, Steve Roden, Joshua Segura, Alise Spinella, Clarissa Tossin, Cody Trepte, and Samira Yamin.  Curated by Alise Spinella.
    Opening reception: 7pm
    Through Aug 30
  • Instagram Mini-Marathon with Hans Ulrich Obrist, at Million Dollar Theater, DTLA.
    Panel with artists and insta-purveyors on how the virtual space pace provides for extending ideas and practices.  Moderated by Hans Ulrich Obrist.  Feat guests: boychild, Simon Castets, Meg Cranston, Michel Gaubert, Alex Israel, Niko Karamyan, Rachel Lor, John Ennis, Kevin McGarry, Ryder Ripps, & Frances Stark.
    7:30pm
  • Mike Kelley Closing Party, at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, DTLA.
    MOCA and the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts celebrate the closing of the exhibition.  Feat. live DJ sets by Psychopop, Friendzone, FUXUS, Dangel xxx, Jason Yates, and mr.imd with food trucks, cash bar & more!  Co-hosted by Opening Ceremony.
    6-10pm

    Adam Ferriss, Crystal Display, at Ghostings 1-Year.

    Adam Ferriss, Crystal Display (excerpt),  at Ghosting’s 1-Year.

  • Ghosting 1 Year Anniversary!, at Ghosting.tv HQ, DTLA.
    Videos:Andrew Benson, Ian Cheng, Jen Stark, Johnny Woods, Adam Ferriss, & many more; Music: Chrome Canyon, Telecaves, KrOn; Games: LA Game Space; 16mm films: Lost & Found Film Club; Food: Brun’s Creole Soul Kitchen
    8pm-2am
Patrick Nagel.

Patrick Nagel at 2A.

// Sunday, July 27

Mike Kelley, GET THERE!

Mike Kelley, GET THERE!

// Monday, July 28

// Tuesday, July 29

David Hendren at 5  Car Garage.

David Hendren at 5 Car Garage.

// Wednesday, July 30

// last-looks 

Weekly WOAH | July 17-23

Image: J J Steele. Chiara Giovando at Issue#5 at LACE.

// Thursday, July 17

throwback Korakrit Arunanondchai: The Zoo (Avatar).  New installation opens at The Mistake Room.

// Friday, July 18

// Saturday, July 19

Images: Fredrik Nilsen (co-founder of LAFMS), performs as Extended Organ at MOCA.

Anita Bunn’s 9 tone lithographs at Offramp Gallery.

// Sunday, July 20

// Monday, July 21

// Tuesday, July 22

// Wednesday, July 23

// last-looks 

Anthony Samaniego at Slow Culture.

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Weekly WOAH | July 10-16

// Thursday, July 10 

In The Flesh

In The Flesh at Crowded House.

// Friday, July 11

Experimental Half-Hour at Made In LA.

// Saturday, July 12

// Sunday, July 13

// Monday, July 14

// Tuesday, July 15

Lost & Found Film Club presents Naughty Bits

// Wednesday, July 16

  • Lost & Found Film Club: NAUGHTY BITS, at Cinefamily, West Hollywood.
    Awkward teens, boxing burlesque queens, animated cut-paper penises, and feline fanciers and silly smut… Plus 35mm nudies compiled by 60’s Hollywood projectionists in this series of strange and sticky shorts that are as arousing as they are entertaining.
    10:30pm

// last-looks 

Image: Katie Shapiro | at Stephen Cohen.

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