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JENNIFER DOYLE — LETTING GO

Jennifer Doyle—author of Hold It Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art and Campus Sex, Campus Security—will read from a work-in-progress: reflections on living with harassment.   JENNIFER DOYLE—LETTING GO Sunday, January 6, at 6 pm. Human Resources 410 Cottage Home Street, downtown Los Angeles. Above image credit: Semiotext(e). Below: Jennifer Doyle.

KAYLA TANGE PERFORMANCE

Human Resources presents a multimedia installation and performance by Kayla Tange. Curated by Vardui Sharapkhanyan, DEFINING BOUNDARIES explores the construction of boundaries that protect sacred interiority. Tange’s performance utilizes ritual, sound, ephemeral architecture and collected confessions (including her own) in an attempt to establish psychic, emotional and physical boundaries, guarding against abuse and trauma. Tange has had […]

ALEXANDER KLUGE’S NEWS FROM IDEOLOGICAL ANTIQUITY

NEWS FROM IDEOLOGICAL ANTIQUITY—MARX/EISENSTEIN/CAPITAL—the 2008 film by filmmaker and social theorist Alexander Kluge on Sergei Eisenstein’s unrealized attempt to film Das Kapital—will screen at Human Resources in its full nine-hour length. Come and go as you please, and bring a pillow. “The film expands in concentric circles as Kluge, his guests, interlocutors, and monologists make associative links […]

A GRAMMAR BUILT WITH ROCKS

A GRAMMAR BUILT WITH ROCKS—a two-part group exhibition at Human Resources and ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries, curated by Shoghig Halajian and Suzy Halajian—“presents artistic practices that trace the racialized and gendered relationship between bodies and land, and question narratives of socioecological crisis that contribute to the displacement and erasure of people and collective formations. […]

SARAH RARA CLOSING RECEPTION

“Los Angeles permeates my work in so many ways. The subtlety of the seasons means that time passes in a very different way, a specific tempo with both slow changes and sudden shifts. Los Angeles has changed the way I sense the passage of time and this has affected the way I structure video and […]

THE QUEEN

Jack Doroshow (Flawless Sabrina)—“a fierce role model and pioneer of performance and queer cultures with a legacy that spanned seven decades of advocacy, activism, and drag”—died on November 18.* Dirty Looks and Human Resources will pay tribute to this icon with a screening THE QUEEN (1968), director Frank Simon’s first-of-its-kind documentary of the drag pageant Sabrina […]

WEEKLY WRAP-UP: FEB. 9-13

This week we visited the new exhibition of Martin Laborde at Corner Door; we learned more about Kenneth Anger,  we passed by the exhibition Juiceworks, we watched artist movies made by Heidi Bucher and Liz Magic Laser; and we wished you Happy Valentine’s day with the song Je t’aime…moi non plus performed by Serge Gainsbourg & Jane […]