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Film collector Russell Harnden hosts the series devoted to obscure, outdated, & orphaned films, screening gems from his personal collection of cartoons & film ephemera.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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Poltergeist at South of Sunset.
Thursday, July 31
David Hendren: Echo’s Drift closing event + sound performance, at MJBriggs, West Hollywood.
The LA artist performs for the closing event of the one man/two space show of paintings and sculptures at MJBriggs and 5 Car Garage.
Closing reception: 7-9pm
Guan Rong: Relax, at metro pcs, Chinatown.
Series of new chronological paintings by the LA based artist.
Opening reception: 7-10pm
Through Sep 6
Poltergeist: James Cordas x Zac Tomaszewski, at South of Sunset, Echo Park.
Collaborative exhibition featuring site-specific video installations, ultraviolet liquid painting, sculpture, and experimental wall works situated at the intersection of the perceptual and extra-sensory. The darkened gallery will be transformed into an array of apprehensions evoking the paraphysical.
Opening reception: 8-10pm
Through Aug 24
Thanks for the Mammaries, at ForYourArt, Mid-City.
LA artist Bettina Hubby presents a group exhibition of boob-themed art, including over 100 artists. Live auction benefiting The Cancer Support Community Benjamin Center.
Opening reception: 7-9pm
Through Aug 17
NATIVE STRATEGIES: N (enter) S, at LACE, Hollywood.
Closing performances for Native Strategies’ month-long residency.
Closing reception: 7-10pm
image: throwback Telecaves | listen at Waves of Concerts Future.
Waves of Concerts Future: Telecaves | The Faraday Trippers | Sleepy Cycle, at Echo Chamber, Echo Park.Sounds from Telecaves, The Faraday Trippers &
Sleepy Cycle (Axel Enoc Estrada). Hosted by Grant Capes.
Friday, Aug 1
Saturday, Aug 2
Dennis DeHart at SPOT Photo Works.
Dennis DeHart: Concentrate to the Quiet, at SPOT Photo Works, Hollywood.
Connecting conflicts in nature and culture, DeHart’s images weave elements of landscape, portraiture and still life into pristine color photographs. Inaugural exhibition at this new photo gallery, curated by Director, Kathleen Clark.
Opening reception: 6-9pm
Through Sep 16
The Forgetting of Objects and Tides, at Echo Park Film Center, Echo Park.
Screenings of Daphne Rosenthal’s ‘The Forgetting of Objects,’ a portrayal of in-between time and space and Bertha Aguilar’s ‘Tides,’ a documentary exploring LA’s hidden geography through the live and work sites of three 1930’s artists: Sergei Eisenstein, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Carlos Bulosan.
Actually Huizenga: Viking Angel, at Night Gallery, DTLA.
Screening and performance of the latest phantasmagoric meta-melodrama art/music/fashion/news/philosophy/lifestyle video project from the LA artist’s self-proclaimed ‘maverick mind and body.’
Viking Angel at Night Gallery.
British Knights presents MAX D | ANTHONY NAPLES | JAMES FERRARO, at Top40, Highland Park.
Curated by Gene’s Liquor
Sexperiments: a collection of turned-on shorts, at Cinefamily, West Hollywood.
Doors 9:15pm | Screening 9:45pm
Heavy Midnites: Flash Gordon, at Cinefamily, West Hollywood.
If you need a reason… just go.
Sunday, Aug 3
Experimental Half-Hour’s 1-Hr at
Made In LA.
ExperimentalHalf-Hour 4th Anniversarty X-travaganza, at Made In LA at the Hammer Museum, Westwood.
Happy Birthday Experimental Half-Hour! Celebrating EHH’s 4th anniversary with a 1-hour live taping feat. performances from Rind and Lauren Bousfield; live video synthesis by Sam Newell and Brock Fansler; Interview with the Ghosting.tv crew. Tune-in IRL or online at Kchung.tv
Spirits in the Material World?, at Hiatus, DTLA.
Does spirituality exist in the art world? If so, what does it look like? Group show feat. Shiva Aliabadi, Virginia Katz, Aragna Ker, Zach Kleyn, Gil Kuno, Constance Mallinson, Dan Taulapapa McMullin, Gina Stepaniuk.
Opening reception: 4-8pm
Liam Mooney presents… Forget-me-not: Music of Balloons and Fiberglass, at the wulf, DTLA.
Final event of the season feat. Daniel Corral, Scott Cazan, Jack Doutt, Christine Tavolacci, Claire Chenette, David Kendall, Stephanie Smith, James Klopfleisch, Todd Lerew, Mari, Morgan Gerstmar, Archie Carey, Saul Alpert-Abrams, Orin Hildestad.
Closing performances: 8pm
Monday, Aug 4
image: throwback Jil Stein at
homeLA | new performance at TOP40.
K-Hole, at Top40, Highland Park.
A night of kinetic activation with performances by Brian Getnick, Geneviève Belleveau, Jil Stein, Jos McKain.
Doors 8pm | Performances 9pm
Ex im Ot #15: Banetoriko, Brent Mitzner,Vehicle Reversing Systems, Jeremy Kennedy, at pehrspace, Glendale.
Wednesday, Aug 6
Openness and Clarity at Honor Fraser.
Sarah McMenimenL EXOcise, at Commonwealth & Council, Koreatown.
Influenced by scientific and ritualistic lexicons, McMenimen presents three videos that convert the space into a laboratory for carrying out procedures engaged in cycles of transformation.
Through Aug 2
Openness and Clarity: Color Field Works from the 1960s and 1970s, at Honor Fraser, Culver City.
Group show feat. Josef Albers, Anthony Caro, Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, Robert Motherwell, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, and Frank Stella.
Through Aug 2
Never Cargo Terminal…, at Smart Objects, Echo Park.
New works by Kareem Lotfy, Simone C. Niquille and Adriana Ramić. Curated by Lucy Chinen.
Through Aug 8
Hot Shot Tuscan II.
First solo show feat. object-and-projection works born from the collaboration of Richard Bott and Jim Fetterley. Animal Charm, at China Art Objects, Culver City.
Through Aug 9
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