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FIRE ON THE HILL — LA FILM FESTIVAL

Black cowboys have always been part of the history of South Central Los Angeles, and stables can still be found up and down the L.A. River and various flood channels in the area. One such stable, in Compton, known as the Hill, was mysteriously burned down in 2012. For the last few years, filmmaker Brett […]

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"PARIS LA is born of shared perspectives. It’s a project, like a love story, that comes from the feeling of being in one place, thinking about another. A place between two cities, between scenes, between people, that exists only in the space of our imagination. In Paris, dreaming of the Pacific. Speaking French in LA. And it’s as true as a clear blue sky above us."—Dorothée Perret, Founder Editor (Paris, November 9, 2008)

DULAC AND ARTAUD

Directed by Germaine Dulac from a script by Antonin Artaud, LA COQUILLE ET LE CLERGYMAN (1927) was the first film of Surrealism, premiering a year before Buñuel and Dalí’s Un Chien andalou. This weekend—as part of the UCLA Film and Television Archive series The Cinematic Impressions of Germaine Dulac—a screening of La Coquille will close […]

MARIANA VALENCIA — ALBUM

This week, the Time-Based Art Festival presents the West Coast premiere of Mariana Valencia’s ALBUM, a solo performance combining text, song, and dance within the content of an album—“a picture album, a song album, an autobiographical album, a herstorical album”*   MARIANA VALENCIA—ALBUM Thursday through Saturday, September 13, 14, and 15. Portland Institute for Contemporary […]

THE DIDEROT PROJECT

In conjunction with the exhibition Artists and Their Books–Books and Their Artists, printer and publisher Ken Botnick—in search of a “contemporary visual metaphor expressed in design, material, and print” of Denis Diderot’s advocacy of “transparency in society, with a call for less mystery and more mastery”—conceived the DIDEROT PROJECT. This week at the Getty Center, […]

GREGG BORDOWITZ

This week, as part of the Time-Based Art Festival, Gregg Bordowitz will give a poetry reading at Reed College. The exhibition GREGG BORDOWITZ—I WANNA BE WELL is also on view.   GREGG BORDOWITZ, Thursday, September 13, at 6:30 pm. Eliot Hall, Reed College, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Boulevard, Portland.   GREGG BORDOWITZ—I WANNA BE WELL, through […]