ARTISTS

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…