Upcoming EVENTS

The After School Arts Program: Fall Session

Week 1 – Thursday, October 16, 2008
Project: Pot-luck – Bring food or drink for 5 people
Presentation: Douglas Green on "Tied in Pistol City!" (a history of Identity Politics)
Presentation: Maite Gomez-Rejon on pot-luck, food and its connotations
Salon: Maker to taster – contemplating culinary decisions

Projects: Following each workshop session, a “new” art work will be produced and brought in for critique. Each new work should be produced in reaction to the preceding week’s presentation or another participant’s work. Presenters will decide how and what they will critique. In order to participate in the critique, you must have attended a majority of the previous workshops.

Week 2 – Thursday, October 30, 2008
Presentation: Simon Leung on “Identity and its Aftermath”
Screening: Simon Leung, “Squatting Project/Guangzhou”, 2008
Presentation: Nizan Shaked on “Critical Identity Politics”
Roundtable critique with Simon Leung and Nizan Shaked
Read Shaked's article, "Criticle Identity Politics" in X-TRA Magazine.

Week 3 – Thursday, November 13, 2008
Presentation: Rita Gonzales on “Phantom Sightings: Art after the Chicano Movement” at LACMA
Critique: Rita Gonzales

Week 4 – Thursday, December 4, 2008
: “Song Kwai Li”
Presentation: Fernando Sanchez on “Song Kwai Li”
Presentation: Christopher Russell on “Personal Evasiveness”
Roundtable Critique with Christopher Russell

Week 5 – Thursday, December 11, 2008
Screening: TBA
Roundtable Critique with TBA

Exhibition – Thursday, January 15, 2009