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August 6, 2020

Third Thursday Talks: Bruce Davidson and the Evolution of Seeing

Thursday, November 19 4pm PST Virtual Event Join us for a conversation about Lift Your Head: Bruce Davidson and the Evolution of Seeing, an exhibition of works by photographer Bruce…
Artist Interviews
August 6, 2020

Third Thursday Talks: Sara Trail

Thursday, October 15 4pm PST Virtual Event UCR ARTS is pleased to present the Social Justice Sewing Academy exhibition of community quilts this fall and to bring SJSA workshops to…
Artists
August 6, 2020

Third Thursday Talks: Ni’Ja Whitson

Thursday, September 17 4pm PST Live Virtual Event Don’t miss this conversation between Creative Capital and two-time Bessie Award-winning, Queer Nonbinary Trans multidisciplinary artist and writer, Ni’Ja Whitson, and Executive Director…
Artists
August 1, 2020

Third Thursday Talks: Facing Fire

Thursday, August 20 4-5pm PST Virtual Event Join us to hear from Douglas McCulloh, Senior Curator at California Museum of Photography, and artists Norma I. Quintana, Samantha Fields, and Noah…
Facing Fire Artist Interviews
May 21, 2020

Samantha Fields

Samantha Fields is a disaster artist. “Disaster, from massive storms and wildfires to political collapse and personal tragedy, fascinates and troubles me.” Fields’ paintings are an inventive update of traditional…
Facing Fire Artist Interviews
May 21, 2020

Norma I. Quintana

Norma I. Quintana crouches in the white ash of utter destruction. With black- gloved hands, she sifts surviving seared objects from the debris of what had been her Napa home…
Facing Fire Artist Interviews
May 21, 2020

Noah Berger

Noah Berger admits a fire photography addiction. “I got hooked on the experience of being out here,” he says. “It strips off the mundane layers of life.” When wildfires erupt,…
Facing Fire Artist Interviews
May 20, 2020

Joan Wulf

Joan Wulf uses fire to depict fire. The artist’s subject and the studio materials are one and the same. Tongues of smoke capture the flicker of flame, the touch of wind.…
Facing Fire Artist Interviews
May 20, 2020

Jeff Frost

Jeff Frost operates along what he calls the “creation–destruction” spectrum. “Contemplation of extinction” is how he characterizes his video-sound piece California on Fire. “A window into the violence we are facing…
Facing Fire Artist Interviews
May 14, 2020

Anna Mayer

In September 2008, artist Anna Mayer placed a dozen unfired ceramic sculptures into valleys and hillsides along the Malibu coastline. She intended them to be fired by wildfire. They were raw,…
Performance
April 22, 2020

Lines Transpire and Blur • Sound Performance at Red Carpet in C

Lines Transpire and Blur Composed by Erika Bell in collaboration with Andrew Young and Eric Heep. Instrumentation: two ebow electric guitars and pre-recorded audio played live (computer). The Culver Center…
Performance
April 22, 2020

Untitled Second Meeting • Sound Performance at Red Carpet in C

Untitled Second Meeting An improvised performance by Susie Kozawa & Angela Frances Wilson. Susie Kozawa - found object instruments Ang Wilson - modular synth & acoustic instruments Collaborators, artist Yunhee…
Artist Interviews
April 8, 2020

Devon Tsuno – SECOND WAVE

Devon Tsuno speaks about his relationship to the city of Los Angeles and his work in the exhibition SECOND WAVE: Aesthetics of the 80s in Today's Contemporary Art. SECOND WAVE was…
Artist Interviews
April 8, 2020

Erica Bohm // Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas

Artist Erica Bohm speaks about her work in the exhibition Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas.Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas was on view…
Artist Interviews
April 8, 2020

John Jennings on REFLECTION ETERNAL: The CANDYMAN Illustrated Syllabus

Artist, writer, and UC Professor of Media & Cultural Studies John Jennings speaks about the exhibition REFLECTION ETERNAL: The CANDYMAN Illustrated Syllabus.REFLECTION ETERNAL: The CANDYMAN Illustrated Syllabus was on view…