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
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
I want to talk about Southern California and what it promised us, historically, and culturally. Off the top of my head, there is the gold rush. Then, there is cinema, moving pictures. Fiction. Art. Music. Our own soundtracks. “California I’m coming home / Oh will you take me as I am / Strung out on … More California, Will You Take Me As I Am?