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performance river of everyone river of no one

Experience a site-specific dance performance that embodies Carolina Caycedo’s River Serpent Book, a recently completed publication that encompasses five years of research on the significance and impact of damming rivers. Using the book as both a score and prop, the performance incorporates ideas about fluidity, water, containment, and environmental justice through African Diasporic dance practices. Along with …

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Performance Lessons: Suzanne Lacy Teaches Andrea Bowers Performance Art

Beta Main’s first commissioned project, Performance Lessons: Suzanne Lacy Teaches Andrea Bowers Performance Art, centers on the profoundly influential trajectory of performance art in California between 1968-1980, reanimating and contextualizing this rich artistic history through durational performance, conversations with practitioners and theorists and inquiry on politics and pedagogy. Performance Lessons follows the photographic artists’ durational installation at …

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quiet isn’t kept amplifications in black voice

Experience an afternoon of music and poetry, as artist Micah James brings together performers who explore the Black queer existence through a multitude of lenses. Participating artists are Eddington Again, Bapari,  Black Gatsby, Brandon Drew Holmes, Micah James, Thed Jewel, Amanda-Faye Jimenez, Naeem Juwan, and Adee Roberson. Quiet Isn’t Kept: Amplifications in Black Queer VoiceCaptured by Pablo Simental Micah James is an artist working in LA, making songs, stories, …

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performance mecca vazie andrews title x v 1

Mecca Vazie Andrews, Artistic Director of the MOVEMENT movement, activates Beta Main’s gallery space through dance and multimedia performance. Responding to the artworks currently on view, Star Montana: I Dream of Los Angeles as well as Alice Konitz’s Circle Chairs and Triangle Chairs, Andrews engenders a conversation between both that explores migration and connectivity in a new cultural age. Seating …

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Library of Black Lies

This article is archived from it’s original text themainmuseum.org Edgar Arceneaux: Library of Black Lies ON VIEWSaturday, February 4 – Sunday, March 26, 2017Wednesday – Sunday11am – 7pm For more ceramics art guides and tips read these articles Heat Treating Oven Best Metal Clay Kiln Best Slab Roller Best Clay Extruder Best Clay for Sculpting …

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milton davis and vickie uyeda common ground

This article is archived from it’s original text themainmuseum.org Images: (left) John Wayne by Vickie Uyeda; (right) Kusama by Milton Davis For more ceramic arts guides read these articles Heat Treating Oven Best Metal Clay Kiln Best Slab Roller Best Clay Extruder Best Clay for Sculpting Kiln Pyrometer Best Pottery Tools Best Kiln for Glass Fusing Best Ceramic Kiln …

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circle chair

Are you looking for stylish and comfortable round circle chair? I’ve reviewed the best circle chairs for comfort and style and after reading this article you will know my recommendations. Check the quick list below for links customer reviews and prices for the circle chair recommendations or read on for the full review: Circle Chair …

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Mightier than Metal, Sturdier than Concrete: Robert King and Albert Woodfox on the Struggle of the Angola 3

This article is archived from the original text themainmuseum.org Dr. Robert King and Albert Woodfox are the two surviving members of the Angola 3, the world-renowned trio of prison reform activists (Herman Wallace, died on October 4th, 2013, three days after his release) exonerated after enduring decades of solitary confinement at Louisiana State Penitentiary—the largest maximum-security prison in …

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dora de larios other worlds

This article is archived from the original text themainmuseum.org Dora De Larios: Other Worlds highlighted the work of L.A. native and ceramist Dora De Larios, one the city’s most vital, yet under-recognized artists. Dora De Larios: Other Worlds showcased work from the artist’s six-decade-long career and inaugurated the new 2,750-square-foot mezzanine gallery, marking one in a series of …

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Star Montana

This article is archived from the original themainmuseum.org Star Montana (1987) is a photo-based artist who lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. She was born and raised in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of East Los Angeles, which is predominantly Mexican American and serves as the backdrop to much of her work. Star’s imagery deals with …

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Poetas Potion

In conjunction with Beta Main’s current exhibition, Star Montana: I Dream of Los Angeles, join us for an evening of poetry, music, and zines that celebrate Los Angeles’s Chicana community. This article is archived from the original text as published themainmuseum.org For photography guides and tips read these articles: Best Camera with Mic Input Best Camera …

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