…presented by The Los Angeles Seminary for Embodied and Civic Arts is coming up this Labor Day weekend at For Your Art! Sundown Stock & Exchange at For Your Art, 6020 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles Labor Day weekend: Friday August 29th: 7pm – 9pm and Saturday August 30th – Monday September 1st: 12pm – 5pmThe Los Angeles Seminary for Embodied and Civic ..
…with a video going live today which was shot in part at site #22, the nearly one acre flagship site at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden buzzing with wildlife. (and Wildflowering.org for all of the project detai..
…(Hélio Oiticica’s made-up word for his pieces, which is what I am calling my interlocking triangular knitted wearable sculptures – combo cape/caftan/scarf/shawl/vestment/wrap to be worn in public formations, mostly by tribes of guys) consisted of ten friends wrangled before the closing ceremony on the museum terrace at sunset last night, staged to be shot by Bay Area photographer Terri L..
…on the rug (at The Berkeley Art Museum show ‘The Possible’) now around 30 feet in diameter, features over 20 pedestals thoughtfully arranged with this mornings fresh harvests by Edible Schoolyard eighth graders (plus two massive xylophones of scavenged wood by San Diego artist friend Keenan Hartsten), goodbye Berkeley and goodbye rug – not sure where you’re headed ..
…with a few friends and a few brave and enthusiastic passers-by – where we make a living sculpture, taking turns coming out of it and responding with new positions – is a fun final activity (we lasted an hour, but I could really do all day long) on the rug before it is given a final installation by ..
…closing ceremonies this Friday of the hard-to-describe, village-like, amorphous, ephemeral, makerly, living/breathing show that has been evolving at the Berkeley Art Museum over the past four months, and soon to head north from home in LA to organize some final activities and installations on the Domestic Integr..
…to those who made the culminating Wildflowering L.A. show/event last weekend possible… Genny Arnold and Lili Singer (Theodore Payne Foundation) / Michelle Matthews and Veronica Franco (The Shed) / Leigh Adams, Erin Harkey, Joshua Link, Tom McKenzie, Brooke Sauer, Andy Wilcox, Richard Schulhof (director, The Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Gardens) / the volunteers Carolyn Gray Anderson, Noe Gaytan, Sara Abed, Ernesto Perez, Jeremy ..
…spring show/events next weekend, April 26 & 27, for which I’ll be taping out a massive 40′ x 70′ freeway map of LA county, upon which the 50 sites will be marked by fresh wildflower cuttings – ideally brought by the owners themselves on Saturday – so that visitors will be able to take a ..
In November 2013 owners of of 50 selected sites across Los Angeles county were prescribed one of four custom wildflower seed mixes based on their location. Participants were responsible for sowing, watering, weeding, and occasionally hunting gophers. Over the past few weeks we have been receiving reports from these Wildflowering L.A. sites. The first accounts ..
…the just-premiered PBS-produced online video series visited me in LA today to film an upcoming episode, so get your old sheets, towels, clothes and textiles ready for your upcoming assignment. (tumblr ..
…another delicious rice tumeric porridge with fresh greens at Atwater Village artist-run cafe Thank You F..
…is a very occasional (open one day every few weeks 10am-2pm and 10pm-2am) very underground (garage) very small (one car space) artist project in the Westlake neighborhood of LA – which we finally had the chance to visit today – with a new installation, furniture, lighting, concept (raw red meat on the cafe tables and ..
…is coming along (beginning where we left off at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, where about 8 feet was added), midway through an intense rug-crochet weekend, training my Domestic Integrities Rug Deputies in the official technique, which they will then instruct to museum visitors when I’m not around during the four month run of ..
…the village-like colonization of the beautiful brutalist Berkeley Art Museum by a community of makers organized by artist David Wilson – along with director Larry Rinder – was marked this morning by a gathering on the rug of the artists, before a tour of the show which includes a ceramics studio, dye lab, print shop, recording studio, ..
…presented by Robby Herbst at Human Resources – LA’s favorite community artist-run performance/art space – for ten days of activities, is where I went tonight to join a group of eight mostly familiar friendly faces for a couple hours of activity and conversation around general ideas of collectivism. I + We is an experimental and ..
…were just written up by Theodore Payne Foundation‘s Genny Arnold for the participants at the 50 Wildflowering LA sites across LA County: California is experiencing its driest year on record. Compound scant rainfall with persistent, drying Santa Ana winds, and we find our landscapes becoming stressed. We can learn about what our urban gardens will ..
…is the recurring question coming from many of the 50 participating Wildflowering LA sites across LA county, and here is Theodore Payne Foundation‘s Genny Arnold detailed response: It’s exciting to see wildflower seedlings emerge and grow. However, it can be disconcerting to observe weeds coming up right beside them! This common problem in sowing wildflower meadows ..
…is the name of the new-to-me but year-old artist-run Atwater Village eating establishment just off the beaten path zone of Glendale Boulevard bustle where I was lead yesterday by friends Luke & Sarah (after running into them at the farmers market, they are guides to good things, so I always follow them) where we had my ..
…is a fascinating show by artists Ian Milliss and Lucas Ihlein about the innovative Australian farmer/inventor which I was so happy to stumble upon in the lower level project space at the Art Gallery of New South Wales this afternoon. (project website) The Yeomans Project is based on the figure of Australian farmer and engineer PA Yeomans. ..
…was a fun and helpful first step in figuring out this new series of interlocking triangular panels – combo cape/caftan/Parangolés/scarf/shawl/vestment/wrap – to be worn in public formations, more pict..