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REMOTE CASTRATION

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How the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements “resonate with a trajectory of feminist thought in contemporary art” is reflected in REMOTE CASTRATION, the new group show at LAXART curated by Catherine Taft. Artists include John Altoon, Nancy Buchanan, Kathryn Garcia, Daniel T Gaitor-Lomack, Jenny Holzer, Nova Jiang, Paul McCarthy, Jahni Moore, Sue Williams, Benjamin Weissman. […]

ADAM LINDER AT LAXART

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Adam Linder brings his performative lecture, WORKING / TALKING / SERVING / SWERVING—A BODIED DISCUSSION OF ADAM LINDER’S CHOREOGRAPHIC SERVICES 1 – 5 & A FOOTNOTE, to LAXART this week. “One of modern art’s most salient characteristics is its ability to question itself. Given that this capacity for self-reflection was brokered over abstraction, does it […]

BASHIR DAVIID NAIM’S PERSON

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Bashir Daviid Naim hosts the latest edition of PERSON, a club night and performance series co-founded by the artist. Dia Dear, Davia Spain, and Elliot Reed will perform, along with DJs Bbyshamu, Baexploitation, and Ramdasha.   PERSON, Tuesday, July 3, 9:30 pm. LAXART, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood. * laxart.org/person-with-bashir-daviid-naim Image credit: Bashir Daviid Naim Twitter.

HILTON ALS AT LAXART

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“Hilton Als will present a new, unpublished text that is part of his ongoing body of work investigating various narratives of race and gender. The reading will be followed by a conversation between Als and poet Robin Coste Lewis,” an essayist and the Poet Laureate of the City of Los Angeles.* (A conversation with Als will […]

HAMZA WALKER IN CONVERSATION

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Join LAXART director Hamza Walker, OnrampArts founder Joy Silverman, and LAICA founder Bob Smith for a conversation about the changing cultural and socio-political landscape undergirding the role of alternative spaces over the past forty years. “Since their flourishing in the mid 1970s, alternative art spaces have had an illustrious history—from the championing of new media […]

KIM GORDON AND LEILA BORDREUIL

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In their first ever collaboration, Kim Gordon and cellist Leila Bordreuil will perform at LAXART this week. First come, first served, arrive early.   KIM GORDON and LEILA BORDREUIL, Thursday, June 14, at 8 pm. LAXART, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood. laxart.org/kim-gordon-leila-bordreuil Kim Gordon.

ARIANA REINES AND AMY GERSTLER AT LAXART

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This weekend, join longtime PARIS LA contributor Ariana Reines and L.A.-based writer Amy Gerstler for poetry and afternoon cocktails at LAXART.   I HEART POETRY AND DAY DRINKING—AMY GERSTLER AND ARIANA REINES READING, Saturday, June 9, at noon. LAXART, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood. laxart.org/amy-gerstler-and-ariana-reines Image credit: Ariana Reines.