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LAST WEEK TO VISIT INSTRUMENTS OF MEMORY AT STUDIO 203

February 26 – April 30, 2022 Instruments of Memory presents artistic work that investigates materiality in relation to history, place, time, and remembrance. This exhibition features new and recent work by four artists based in Los Angeles, California: Dana Funaro, B. Neimeth, Aneesa Shami, and Patricia Yossen. With practices spanning ceramics, painting, photography, fiber art, and sound, the artists investigate how places, landscapes, remains, and objects produce and affect identity and how memory is linked to the tactile and intuitive qualities of the materials. An extension of our site, which…

ABOVE AND UNDER THE SURFACE ONLINE EXHIBITION

Thank you to everyone that visited and participated in ABOVE AND UNDER THE SURFACE. Our first online exhibition featuring archival and family photographs closed March 15th, 2022. For this exhibition photo collectors, photo lovers, and the general public were invited to submit digital images of their photographic objects that memorialize or help trace the history of the image, a moment worth remembering, or a historical occasion for our Online Exhibition & Catalog juried by the Rijksmuseum Photo Conservator, Rosina Herrera and Art Historian, Claudia Pretelin.  ABOUT THE EXHIBITION: The imprints of…

IMAGES FROM NICARAGUA: AN INTERVIEW WITH GABRIELLE GARCIA STEIB

In the United States, community-driven photo archives have grown in popularity, particularly in social media, in the last five years. To name a few of these initiatives around the country one can find Instagram accounts such as Korean Archives in DC, Cambodian Archives in Los Angeles, and, perhaps one of the most successful, Veteranas y Rucas, run by archivist and visual artist Guadalupe Rosales. Rosales has been sharing the experiences and life of Mexican-Americans in East LA since 2015. The commonality of these projects is the effort to challenge and…