Tag Archives: LACMA

CAULEEN SMITH AND BRENT HAYES EDWARDS

Anticipating the LACMA exhibition of her touring ICA, University of Pennsylvania show Give It or Leave It, Cauleen Smith will join Brent Hayes Edwards—author of Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination—in conversation.

Curator Rita Gonzalez will introduce the online talk. See link below to register for the webinar.

CAULEEN SMITH CONFABULATIONS SERIES—BRENT HAYES EDWARDS

LACMA

Thursday, November 19.

6 pm on the West Coast; 9 pm East Coast.

Cauleen Smith, Give It or Leave It, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Anthony Elms, September 14, 2018–December 23, 2018, from top: I Appreciate You in Advance, 2018, fiberglass screen, woven metallic polyesters, woven two-tone silk; Epistrophe, 2018, multichannel video, color, sound, four CCTV cameras, four monitors, projection, custom wood table, taxidermy raven, wood figures, bronze figures, plastic figures, books, seashells, minerals, jar of starfish, Magic 8-Ball, manekineko, mirror, metal trays, plaster objects, wood objects, wire object, fabric, glass vase, plants; Cauleen Smith, Give It or Leave It (2019) exhibition catalog images (5), courtesy and © the artist and the ICA, University of Pennsylvania; Pilgrim, 2017, still; Give It or Leave It installation view, photograph by Constance Mensh for the ICA. Images © Cauleen Smith, courtesy of the artist, Resnicow and Associates, and the ICA, University of Pennsylvania.

PUPPIES PUPPIES PERFORMANCE

In conjunction with the exhibition NOT I—THROWING VOICES (1500 BCE–2020 CE), LACMA presents a new video, installation, and performance work by Puppies Puppies (Jade Kuriki Olivo): Performance–Trans, Transfeminine, Femme, Trans Womxn, Trans Women, Gender Non-Conforming, Non-Binary, Genderqueer, and Two-Spirit people (Dedicated to Camila María Concepción—Rest In Peace).

In addition to the artist, the performance features Jerome AB, Cielo Oscuro, Bamby Salcedo, Davia Spain, and Bri Williams. See link below for viewing information about this online event.

PUPPIES PUPPIES PERFORMANCE

LACMA

Thursday, November 12, at 5 pm (PST) through Sunday, November 15, at 1 pm (PST).

Puppies Puppies (Jade Kuriki Olivo), from top: Realistic Androids for Hospitals in Japan (audio “Kanzi the Ape Speaking Through a Lexigram Keyboard”), 2020, digital video with sound, courtesy of the artist, commissioned by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Anxiety, Depression & Triggers, Balice Hertling, June 6, 2019–July 20, 2019, installation views (3). Images © Puppies Puppies (Jade Kuriki Olivo), courtesy of the artist, LACMA, and Balice Hertling.

REIMAGINING EQUALITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Join artist and activist Jerri Allyn, National Women’s Law Center Justice Sarah David Heydemann, UCSB Associate Dean Aida Hurtado, executive director of The Gathering for Justice and activist Carmen Perez-Jordan, Woke Vote creator DeJuana Thompson, Equis Labs co-founder and president Stephanie Valencia, Georgia State Senator Nikema Williams, and writer, editor, and transgender rights activist Raquel Willis for the virtual National Women’s Rights Convention, a full day of conversations “about the interplay of voter suppression, unequal employment and economic opportunities, and womanhood intersections.”*

Presented by LACMA, the event will also include the performance Kristina Wong for Public Office: Live from her Home!  (Wong will reprise this performance on Friday, October 23 for USC‘s Visions and Voices program.)

See link below to r.s.v.p. to Wednesday’s convention.

NATIONAL WOMEN’S RIGHTS CONVENTION—REIMAGINING EQUALITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY*

LACMA

Wednesday, October 14.

9:30 am to 5 pm on the West Coast; 12:30 pm to 8 pm East Coast.

From top: Kristina Wong, Kristina Wong for Public Office, photograph courtesy and © the artist; Nikema Williams, image courtesy and © the Georgia State Senator; DeJuana Thompson, photograph courtesy and © Thompson; Aida Hurtado, photograph courtesy and © Hurtado; Raquel Willis, photograph courtesy and © Willis; Jerri Allyn, photograph courtesy and © Allyn; Stephanie Valencia, photograph courtesy and © Valencia; Carmen Perez-Jordan in January 2017, photograph courtesy and © Perez-Jordan.

RONI HORN IN CONVERSATION

Roni Horn and LACMA director Michael Govan—in conjunction with the museum’s View From Here program—will discuss how “recently acquired artworks…function historically in an encyclopedic collection, and how they provide us with a window into the challenges and joys of art making.”*

To r.s.v.p. for the online conversation, see link below.

VIEW FROM HERE—RONI HORN and MICHAEL GOVAN

LACMA

Friday, October 9.

Noon on the West Coast; 3 pm East Coast.

Roni Horn. Images courtesy and © the artist and Hauser & Wirth.


MOU TUN-FEI — THE END OF THE TRACK

LACMA, the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles, and the Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute present a rare virtual screening of THE END OF THE TRACK, the second feature by Mou Tun-fei.

Unreleased in its day and unseen for decades, The End of the Track now takes its rightful place as an early landmark of Taiwanese queer and independent cinema.*

The film will be preceded by Mou’s I Didn’t Dare Tell You. A post-screening conversation will include Ryan Pin-Hung Cheng and LACMA film curator Adam Piron.

THE END OF THE TRACK*

Friday, September 25, from 10 am to 10 pm, PDT.

Mou Tun-Fei, The End of the Track (1970), images courtesy and © the Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute.