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AYANNA U’DONGO AND JACKIE CLAY IN CONVERSATION

An ICA LA open house this weekend celebrates the exhibitions SISTERS AND BROTHERS (presented in collaboration with Dirty Looks) and RAFA ESPARZA: DE LA CALLE. Curators Jackie Clay and Jamillah James, filmmaker Ayanna U’Dongo, and Esparza will participate in conversations about the shows.   ICA LA OPEN HOUSE, Sunday, April 22, from 11 am to 6 pm. JACKIE CLAY […]

SENGA NENGUDI

On the occasion of the closing day SENGA NENGUDI—IMPROVISATIONAL GESTURES, a day-long symposium presented in conjunction with the exhibition will take place this weekend at CAAM and USC. During the morning sessions, Nengudi will be joined by Selma Holo, Chelo Montoya, Elissa Auther, Uri McMillan, Grant Johnson, Barbara McCullough, Isabel Wade, and Maren Hassinger. After lunch, Nengudi’s work R.S.V.P. will be performed, and the afternoon […]

RAFA ESPARZA IN PERFORMANCE

This weekend—in a three-part PST: Live Art LA/LA performance—Rafa Esparza presents CUMBRE, his “meditation on bridges and bodies of waters as sites of connection and healing, as well as spaces of division and risk” as a means of investigating histories of immigration to and through downtown Los Angeles.*   RAFA ESPARZA—CUMBRE: LOOK AS FAR AS […]

VARIEDADES AT THE MAYAN

VARIEDADES is a music, spoken word, theater, comedy, visual arts happening loosely based on Mexican vaudeville shows in Los Angeles, but the list of performers is anything but old-fashioned: Alice Bag, Nao Bustamante with Dynasty Handbag and Karen Tongson, La Chica Boom, DJ Lengua, Rafa Esparza, Liz Miller Kovacs, Selene Luna, Cheech and Natasha Marin, Mickey Negron, […]

BUILDING : A SIMULACRUM OF POWER

This Sunday August 24th at 6:45pm, Clockshop presents building: a simulacrum of power on the site of The Unfinished. The performance takes place at Bowtie Project, 2800 Casitas Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90039 (see map) Please join us for building: a simulacrum of power, a performance by Rafa Esparza with artist Rebeca Hernandez on the site of Michael […]