Category: Art

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…

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.

Surreal Sleep

“You can be tortured by your own nightmares, and the most evil thing can even be inside the nicest of people.” Nicolas Bruno has suffered from sleep paralysis since he was seven years old, and by the time he was 15 it was happening every…

Lady Starbeast

Lady Starbeast (aka Ilana Magill, Erica’s sister) and Mr. Starbeast (aka Marc Martell) will be traveling from Austin, TX to play the Silverlake Lounge Saturday May 11. This dark pop is fabbb. Seriously – Ilana’s vocals are sultry, powerful, operatic and wild. Marc’s instrumentation creates…

The Body Myth

Rheea Mukherjee’s debut novel… Here’s some yummy pulls from an interview— (1) Our bodies are political from birth; (2) The body is not a thing, it is a situation; (3) Opportunity: to relearn how we’ve been made to construct our reality; (4) A process of…

Sonic Meditations

American composer Pauline Oliveros said that her meditations had a goal of “expanded consciousness” and “humanitarian purposes; specifically healing.” Read in the New Yorker. _____________________ “The meditation ‘Teach Yourself to Fly’ asks the performer to observe her breath and eventually allow her voice to sound;…

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