Jacolby Satterwhite Keeps Reality Virtual / Hyperallergic

Jacolby Satterwhite, “En Plein Air: Abduction 1″ (2014), C-print in artist’s frame.

LOS ANGELES — Jacolby Satterwhite’s solo exhibition How lovly is me being as I am is born out of a maternal virtual hive mind. Satterwhite fills OHWOW, a spacious white cube in West Hollywood, with 10 large-scale C-prints from the series Satellites and En Plein Air, four nylon-and-enamel sculptures called “Metonym,” and the six-channel video “Reifying Desire.” The visual centerpiece […]

Brian Getnick Creates L.A. Space / KCET Artbound Los Angeles

Brian Getnick in Ligia Manuela Lewis' performance "Sorrow Swag" (2014), Human Resources in China Town L.A.

Brian Getnick is an integral part of Los Angeles’ multi-faceted performance art community, and he does a little bit of everything — including codirecting “Native Strategies,” a journal and performance art platform created with Tanya Rubbak, and offering two-week residencies that culminate in live performances at the blue Highland Park theater space PAM, which is located in the […]

E.J. Hill & the Art of Endurance / KCET Artbound Los Angeles

EJ Hill, "Complicit & Tacit"

  EJ Hill‘s performances don’t wait for something to happen. Hill’s works engage with the supposed boundaries we place on ourselves, focusing on the possibility of transcendence. There’s a lightness and magical quality to Hill’s deep brown eyes, which revel in self-awareness and an energetic spirit. Fit and always dressed his best, Hill seems to […]

PANEL DISCUSSION: Instagram: Images of Self and Society :::: Chicago

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I am in Chicago for a panel discussion on Instagram and self presentation. Come by! When 11/12/2014 6:30pm – 8:00pm Where Rational Park Gallery 2557 W North Ave Chicago, IL, 60647-7403 See map: Google Maps Registration is required. Ninety million Instagram users post more than 8,000 photos every second, according to the company’s website. The revolutionary photo-sharing app […]

Conversation with Ligia Manuela Lewis at VIA Publication’s “I Like Your Work 2.0″:::: Los Angeles

Photo credit: Casey Winkleman

I talked with Ms. Lewis at VIA Publication’s “I Like Your Work 2.0″ event about her performance work, which engages affect, empathy and pop culture through physicality. VIA Publication is back again with an upcoming issue and more sweet, smart and awkward conversations at Chinatown’s Melody Lounge. It’s time for our biannual event, I Like […]

Freestyling Animals and Signifying Rappers / Hyperallergic

Ray Anthony Barrett, “While Jungle Bunnies Hip-Hop the Doom Broom” from Porch Monkeys (2014)

LOS ANGELES — Behind every face there is a mask. In Ray Anthony Barrett’s solo exhibition Word is Bond at Diane Rosenstein Fine Arts in Hollywood, the artist investigates American cultural identities through the use of anthropomorphized masks. Dividing up the four walls of the gallery’s project room, Barrett considers the masked identities of sexualities, the redundancy and spectacle of […]

Alicia Eler – “Editing Los Angeles” Writer-in-Residence Talk at Adjunct Positions Gallery

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Hi everyone! Please join me on Saturday at 5pm for my talk at Adjunct Positions Gallery. In September and October, I was the gallery’s first-ever Writer-in-Residence. During this time, I focused on the project “Editing Los Angeles.” Now edited, I present to you “Los Angeles,” a collection of jokes, short stories, and other absurdities. SEE YOU SOON! […]

ArtRx LA feature in Hyperallergic [PRESS]

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Hyperallergic‘s ArtRx LA prescribed you a dose of me! Come to my Writer-in-Residence presentation this Saturday 10/25, 5PM at Adjunct Positions (5041 Coringa Drive, LA, CA 90042) where I’ll unveil “Editing Los Angeles,” a collection of jokes, short stories, and other absurdities. MORE INFORMATION HERE: http://hyperallergic.com/157011/artrx-la-14/ Tweet

A Character Actor Gets a Trilogy of His Own / Hyperallergic

Still from Thom Andersen’s film “The Tony Longo Trilogy” (2014)

LOS ANGELES — “Who is Tony Longo?” my editor inquired, after I pitched her on this piece about Thom Andersen’s new short film “The Tony Longo Trilogy” (2014). It makes sense that Andersen, the director of Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003), which discusses how the city is portrayed on film, would fixate on a specific character type or actor, in this […]

Julie Orser’s Cinematic Fascination / KCET Artbound Los Angeles

"Madeleine" exhibition | Photo: Michael Underwood

Julie Orser‘s photography and video works consistently engage with the mechanics of American cinema, with a particular focus on representations of women in film. Tall and slender with black-rimmed glasses and a soothing voice, Orser could have appeared in one of the American film genres she dissects, whether it’s psychological melodrama, suspense thriller, film noir, […]