October 9th-12th, 2014
A one-day conference across the fields of arts, politics and philosophy as part of the LA Islam Arts Initiative.In cooperation with The School of Critical Studies, CalArts.
The challenge of curating art in a global context highlights significant problems that cut across the terrains of art, politics and media culture. In a world that welcomes the plurality of difference as its primary ethical and representational framework, we face residual and often irresolvable contradictions. These include the competing comprehensions of what determines art’s politics in the global ecology of art, the issue of how art is deployed to ameliorate social crises under the auspices of neo-liberal marketization, and how the concept of the political is in the majority globally conditioned upon a faith in the non-representational image.Mehr...
Photographs from Germany
09/06 through 12/14/2014.
This solo exhibition presents photographs by one of Germany's most distinguished photographers.
Spanning forty years, Barbara Klemm's works bear witness to Germany's recent history, in a country that was divided for decades.
Many of her pictures have become 'icons of contemporary history', shaping the cultural memory of several generations. More...
The Los Angeles based dublab radio collective and the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles collaborated to offer a wide-spectrum survey of German sounds More...