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…

153: Interview with Lodoe Laura

“The act of resistance has two faces. It is human and it is also the act of art. Only the act of resistance resists death, either as a work of art or as human struggle.” –Gilles Deleuze On February 27, 2009, the third day of Losar (the Tibetan word for New Year), a young monk by the name of Tapey set himself on fire. In an act of protest against China’s Tibet policies, Tapey ran into the streets and lit his gasoline-soaked robes. While in flames, he raised a Tibetan…