On January 17th at 8:00 pm, my pal Shauna McGarry and I are hosting a new film series at Echo Park Film Center! It’s called I PRESENT TWO and the premise is this– Each month, a local artist/filmmaker shows a new piece and presents two other works by artist/filmmakers that must be seen! Then, in the next … More I Present Two at Echo Park Film Center
This Saturday, I will present select drawings, paintings, and install our short film “Back To Abstraction” at this fun event– Imagine a magical party playground where all the strange, funny, and beautiful elements of art, comedy, magic, and music come to mingle… SUPER TIGHT–a show that gathers the perfect amount of each of these elements … More SUPER TIGHT at Cinefamily
A few months ago, I started drawing a series of faux film movie posters inspired by life and fiction in Los Angeles. Each piece was conceived of and drawn in one day. First, while riding the bus from Echo Park to Downtown, I wrote the joke/concept in a notebook. Ideas were inspired by billboards, newspapers, … More PRINTS! PRINTS! PRINTS!
Years ago, when I experienced a deep loss, my friend Richard Froude asked if there was anything he could do. I said, he could write me a story because his stories are so beautiful. Within the week, an envelope arrived with a saddle stitched chapbook made just for me. I read it every year– not … More Incremental Light, A Conversation Between Stacy Elaine Dacheux and Richard Froude at Dime & Honey
The first is a first of firsts. I’m sweeping out all these old firsts. That’s right. Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee. The first first is a poem that Milk Magazine published in 2003. Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep. Enjoy!
I interviewed Dan Chelotti for The Los Angeles Review of Books. Here, we discuss poetry as a form of nonfiction, the art of finding or reading, and his latest book x from McSweeney’s, among other things. It was a wonderful experience. I’m happy to share space with such a delightful dear friend and colleague. Give … More Making True Things More True, A Conversation with Dan Chelotti at Los Angeles Review of Books
I was recently invited to be a part of “Hello L.A.” in London at studio 1.1 in solidarity with Monte Vista Projects and Project LALO. I love the cross-pollination examined here and am honored to share space with this community. Special thanks to Danielle Sommer for the invite. The content of my contribution occurred during … More “Hello L.A.” at studio 1.1 in London
For the past few years now, I have been translating letters from poets & writers into abstract paintings. It has been an engaging and daunting process at times– not knowing where the work will end up or how it will all feel as one collective show. I’ve had to rely on my friends or collaborators … More The Los Angeles Project at Flying Object
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?
On November 17th, at Concord Art Space, I will set up my typewriter and print “future portraits” of whoever is willing to sit for me. This performance is a part of ENTER>text– an interactive literary/artful happening. “There is no stage, no podium. Guests will seek out their own unique encounters in text. Readers and their … More Future Portraits at Concord Art Space
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