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JESPER JUST’S INTERPASSIVITIES

Artist and filmmaker Jesper Just’s INTERPASSIVITIES “immerses participants in a life-size no-man’s land” and “charts the fractured, ever-changing topography of modern experience” in a performance art work incorporating ballet and video projections, with music composed by Kim Gordon and August Rosenbaum.* This Next Wave Festival presentation is the U.S. premiere of Just’s piece.   INTERPASSIVITIES* Thursday, […]

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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)

CARRIE MAE WEEMS — STRATEGIES OF ENGAGEMENT

CARRIE MAE WEEMS—STRATEGIES OF ENGAGEMENT comprises thirty years of the artist’s practice in the form of recreated installations of her groundbreaking work that exposes systems of power and injustice, preparing viewers “for a more engaged discussion of American history through such difficult issues as violence, survival, and the need for radical social change.”* CARRIE MAE […]

VOTERS RALLY AT MOCA GEFFEN

On behalf of For Freedoms—a national collective for creative citizenship—and their 50 State Initiative, join Klaus Biesenbach, Aja Monet, Alex Ebert, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Madame Gandhi, Beau Sia, Philip Agnew, Jammal Lemy, Kristina Wong, Muna Malik, Kifah Shah, Amir Whitaker, Bamby Salcedo, and Dave Driscoll for the VOTE FOR YOUR LIVES rally this week in Little Tokyo.   VOTE FOR YOUR LIVES RALLY Thursday, November 1, from 5:30 pm […]

OLIVIER THEYSKENS — SPRING 2019

Olivier Theyskens’ spring 2019 collection—though presented in a warehouse during daylight hours—continued to touch on the darker, somber side of nature. It started with headpieces fashioned from sticks of wood painted black, and it carried on through the prints picturing Hans Bellmer’s famous Doll series. The collection is comprised mostly of dresses, where their fabrics […]

BLAME THE AUDIENCE

On the occasion of ONE DAY AT A TIME—MANNY FARBER AND TERMITE ART, MOCA presents a film series inspired by Farber’s idiosyncratic and influential teaching, organized by filmmaker, artist, and teacher Jason Simon, a former student of Farber’s. This week Simon will introduce the series’ first installment, which features shorts by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Michael […]