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LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

October 2019

A RUSH OF STORIES| Screening

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), 6522 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Photo Credit: Courtesy Icarus Films   As Part of Paroxysm of Sublime Screening, Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival by Fabrizio Terranova (2016) October 8, 2019 7:30pm   Feminist thinker and historian of science Donna Haraway is perhaps best known as the author of two revolutionary works: the essay "A Cyborg Manifesto" and the book Primate Visions. Both set out to upend well-established "common sense" categories: breaking down the boundaries among humans, animals, and machines while challenging gender essentialism…

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PEN PRESENTS: JOSÉ OLIVAREZ & JENNINE CAPÓ CRUCET

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), 6522 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Poet José Olivarez and author Jennine Capó Crucet discuss their work and the conundrum of finding oneself a stranger in one’s own country. In Citizen Illegal, Olivarez explores Mexican-American narratives with incendiary humor and emotion. And Crucet shares from her wry, fearless essay collection My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education, which examines the limits and contours of the American Dream through her experience as a first generation college student.

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A RUSH OF STORIES| Artist Talk

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), 6522 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Beatriz Cortez standing by Portal Sur, after Copán, a collaboration between Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza installed at Ballroom Marfa, in Marfa, Texas. Courtesy of the artists and Commonwealth and Council. Photo credit: Carmen Argote.   As Part of Paroxysm of Sublime Artist Talk, Beatriz Cortez: A Dialogue of Nomads A conversation between Brown border-crossers and dead French philosophers October 22, 2019 7:30pm   Reading is a creative act that brings a text to life and allows it to unfold…

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November 2019

Paroxysm of Sublime| Closing Event

November 3
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), 6522 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Photo Credit: David Horvitz   Paroxysm of Sublime Closing Event: Tea Ceremony by Nine Charm Herbs Followed by a Meditative Walk to Highland Park with David Horvitz November 3, 2019 3pm   David Horvitz participates in the dispersal of seeds, fruits, or other plants by wind, trade, and other means. He has donated plumeria cuttings from his grandmother's tree to several art institutions around Los Angeles, including FLAX. The plant travels to each new exhibition site due to the itinerant…

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June 2020

Ser todo Es Ser Parte / To Be Whole Is To Be Part

June 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - August 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), 6522 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Exhibition Dates June 17–August 16, 2020 Curated by Selene Preciado This exhibition brings together a group of artists working fluidly within historical and contemporary traditions of drawing, illustration, graphic arts (including printmaking), street art, and muralism.  Above all, these artists are connected by a seemingly shared aesthetic language, which is their depiction of hybrid beings that are part human, part zoomorphic pre-Columbian deities, or fully mutant gods walking on this earth, here and now. The concepts of the “Now” and…

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