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The Every Woman Biennial

This Sunday June 2 is the opening reception of the Every Woman Biennial, 4-7pm, at The Bendix Building, our own LAYC/Ardor abode. The above “Palm Frond Moth” is by Morgan Wolfers, a 13-year-old transgender girl from Colorado, whose work will be featured in show amongst…

Femmebit

Femmebit is a 3-day visual art festival celebrating the work of over 75 diverse, enterprising and forward-thinking female-identifying artists currently based in Los Angeles. It takes place Friday, May 31st to Sunday, June 2nd 2019 at Civic Center Studios, located in the heart of Downtown’s…

All You Are Going to Be…

“All you are going to be, you are already. What you are looking for is already within you. Embrace your sufferings, for through them you will reach me. And who shall I be in twenty years? In a hundred? In tens of thousands? Will my…

E X P L O R E

The elastic, shared, contemplative bodies of Malin Bülow. Oslo-based artist Malin Bülow creates performative installations in which humans resist and submit to tension created by stretchy lycra suits. The monotone pieces have small openings at the stomach that allow participants to crawl in and easily…

Daily Ritual

We consider ritual to be an essential part of our days. So we were intrigued when David Brooks wrote a piece musing on the small acts that keep society together, imagining different ways we might quietly and meaningfully infuse our days with ritual. Pam Grossman…

The Spirit World

Illuminating the history of the invisible, this podcast interrogates the technologies that allowed Spiritualism to thrive. Beginning at the College for Psychic Studies this particular segment quickly moves into the concrete science of radiowaves, radioactivity, and radio—and their interplay with the imagination. Listen on the…

Ecstatic (Turiya) Sundays

“I consider it sacred music…It was really wonderful to know that at a certain point of our day, this particular time on Sunday, we would truly feel happy. I think that’s something that we’re all looking for inside of our hearts, that devotion to happiness,…

SUNN O)))

The drone titans’ new record Life Metal rests unsettlingly in a zone where “the beauty of creation isn’t entirely sweet. Think of Igor Stravinsky’s dynamic and dissonant Rite of Spring… the score to the ‘origins of the world’ sequence in Walt Disney’s animated feature Fantasia…Elements…

Mandala Making

If you’ve got some spare time for a rabbit hole, MandalaGaba is a drawing board that specializes in mandalas and other artistic mathematical magic. Click and drag and watch what happens. Create your own at MandalaGaba or follow some of their user-created highlights on Instagram.