I recently collaborated with Danielle Sommer on an interactive art project. What I love most about this piece is the experience of spending time with a new friend. Through art-making I was able to hear and learn more about Danielle’s life and perspective. We met almost every day, in the hot hot heat, and painted … More Intermittent Dialogues at Monte Vista Projects
On Valentine’s Day, my husband went to work and stumbled on this street art piece: an arrow shot through the heart. Bright red, black, and bruised up against the telephone pole. I love the realism of the heart– is it real? A pig’s heart? Imitation? I’m not sure. I was not there in person to … More EENCH is the EENCH
Stacy Elaine Dacheux: From what I understand, this show “ORGANIZED CHAOS” was conceived of by two artists– David Leavitt and Rabi (aka Cyrcle)– and then pitched to producers instead of a traditional gallery. The producers were Fatima Robinson and Rhea Scott in association with Black Dog Films. Mike Russek was also noted as a co-producer … More Three Friends Walk into a Pop-Up Gallery — Marcy Jarreau & Matt Quezada Edition
Last January, around the same time an arsonist was putting bombs in people’s cars, a decapitated head was found on a hiking trail a few blocks from my house. I don’t think of myself as a city person– LA does that to you sometimes– there’s enough rolling strip malls and hiking spots to make you … More Where There Once Was a Body
So, last weekend, I set up my future portrait studio at Concord for ENTER>text. Why a future portrait, you might ask? Here is my answer. What was the experience of taking future portraits like, you might ask? Here is a quick recap of the night—
Tonight, I am performing my “future portraits” piece at Concord Space. I am performing this particular piece because I am scared of and interested in confrontation– how we talk to each other non-verbally and where our minds go with certain visceral judgements. I am especially scared/interested in the documentation process. How will my muse feel … More Why A Future Portrait?
Stacy Elaine Dacheux: Our first stop in Culver City was Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. The front space held work and ideas from Andrea Bowers. What did this exhibition make you think about? Nicole Antebi: The large, beautifully rendered banners on flattened cardboard harken back to another time–the iconic, allegorical figures reference older social justice pamphlets … More Three Friends Walk into a Gallery – Adrienne Walser & Nicole Antebi Edition
Stacy Elaine Dacheux: What is a cloud? Christopher Lavery: Mostly, I think a cloud is made of visible water vapor frozen in the atmosphere that has been sucked up from the wet ground surface of the Earth through the conduction of heat produced by the Sun’s rays entering the ozone layer and warming the surface. … More Regarding Clouds, A Conversation with Christopher Lavery