Upcoming Events


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Dates: Friday, March 21 + Saturday, March 22, 2014


Time: 8:30PM


Location: Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home St., Los Angeles, CA 90012


General Admission: $15.00 per night, available through Brown Paper

 

Tickets:

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/590145

Tickets available at the door, subject to availability.


This event is 18 & over.

 

NOTE: Space is limited. Performances will commence at 8:30PM SHARP on each night. Due to the intimate, acoustic nature of the performances, late arrivals will not be admitted into the space.


Description:

Dorian Wood returns with his newly-reconfigured chamber orchestra for two nights only, March 21 and 22, at Human Resources in Chinatown, Los Angeles. The performances will take place inside a monumental-scale installation entitled "Deflated/Defeated". Designed by artist Jacqueline Bell Johnson, the sculptural environment is inspired by the mythology behind Dorian's latest album, Rattle Rattle: a document of the end-times as triggered by the appearance of thousands of elephants in the sky.  During designated moments throughout the evening, audience members will be invited to experience the performance from different points within the installation.


BIOS:
DORIAN WOOD is "armed with a vocal charisma that would befit a preacher and an experimental streak that would make avant-gardists swoon" (WNYC Culture). A wunderkind with a headstrong DIY discipline, Dorian has brought his emotionally-charged performances to concert halls, museums, music venues and performance spaces throughout the US, Mexico and Europe, with a voice that channels the skill and ferocity of such auteurs as Scott Walker, Nina Simone, Nick Cave and Tom Waits.

Dorian's performative works have been presented at such institutions as REDCAT (Los Angeles), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, UCLA, Highways Performance Space (Santa Monica), Pacific Design Center (West Hollywood), The Stone (New York City), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco), the Brut Theater (Vienna), Botanique (Brussels) and the Stockholm Fringe Fest (Sweden). Most recently, he released his second studio album, Rattle Rattle, which features over 60 musicians.

http://dorianwood.com

JACQUELINE BELL JOHNSON is an artist living and working in the Los Angeles Area. She recently completed her MFA in Visual Art at Claremont Graduate University. Her work consists mostly of installation and sculpture, and the occasional collaboration. The process often starts by drawing out concepts, which stand as artworks on their own.

Her work explores the intersection of organic and architectural structures, by utilizing repetition of form and craft processes, with an undercurrent of feminism and the feminine experience.


http://JacquelineBellJohnson.com
 

 

 

Previous Exhibitions:

 

 

LGT! presents...


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LA N CV

Coachella Valley Art Center 

group show of LA artists exhibted in the desert.  This is Part One of the full show concept, Part Two will be taking desert artists and exhibiting them in Los Angeles.

curated by John Michael McLain

Artists include Nicholas Shake, Curtis Stage, Dion Johnson, Jacqueline Bell Johnson, David Arenas, Tania Jazz Alvarez

February

Opening Reception February 15th 2014, 6-9pm

Closing Reception February 23rd 2014, 1-4pm

Coachella Valley Art Center

45140 Towne Street

Indio, CA 92201

on view by appointment, please call (760) 799-4364

 

 

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Out Of Place

One night only event

Group show of Video projection

curated by Jacqueline Bell Johnson

At the Historic Villa Riviera Building

800 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA

January 11th 2-10pm

 

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LGT! At the DA

Strange Comfort

January 11 –25, 2014
252 South Main Street, Pomona, CA 91767

Opening Reception
Saturday, January 11, 2014, 5:00–9:00 p.m.

Video Reception
Saturday, January 18, 2014, 6:00–9:00 p.m.

Closing Reception
Saturday, January 25, 2014, 6:00–9:00 p.m.

Artists include:

Betsy Lohrer Hall, Chuck Feesago, Conchi Sanford, Jacqueline Bell Johnson, Ivan M. Farmer, Mihyang Kim, Sara Dehghan, Seth Hawkins and Yoony Lee Takeuchi.

 

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LGT! Presents
YOU ARE HERE: Installations and Space Expanse

Artists:
Jacqueline Bell Johnson
Jeremiah Thomas Catling
Patrick Faulk
S. A. Hawkins
Matthew Hillseth
Patrick Quan
Chelsea Rector
Conchi Sanford

Curated by Jennifer Frias and Jacqueline Bell Johnson

Continuing the dialog with the 2013 *ReMODEL2 Sculpture Symposium held at Claremont Graduate University, "YOU ARE HERE: Installations and Space Expanse" features eight emerging artists from southern California that obscure the boundaries between sculpture and installation.

OPENING RECEPTION: October 12, 4-10PM (coincides with second Saturday Pomona ArtsWalk)

CLOSING RECEPTION: October 19, 4-10PM (following ReMODEL2 Sculpture Symposium at Claremont Graduate University)

ON VIEW BY APPOINTMENT: October 12-19, 9AM-10PM
(Contact Jackie to make an appointment 909-438-1811)

LOCATION OF EXHIBITION:
Pomona Packing Plant- Live/Work Industrial Lofts
560 East Commercial Street
Unit 8
Pomona, CA 91767


facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/496106170484746/

ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM
*ReMODEL 2: Expanding the Dialog, Sculpture Education Now will feature over twenty internationally recognized artists from across California Universities and Colleges who will be presenting papers and engaging dialog on the current state of sculpture pedagogy.
DATE: October 19, Saturday 9:30am-4pm
LOCATION: Claremont Graduate University-Garrison Theatre, 231 E. 10th Street, Claremont, CA 91711

For more info on the symposium: https://www.facebook.com/events/537959276270795/

 

 

(en)Gendered (in)Equity - The Gallery Poster Project

Social practice project orchestrated by Micol Hebron.  Participating artists illustrate gallery representation stastitics across gender lines from individual LA galleries.  Posters to be shown at West LA College Art Gallery. October 11th-Nov 7th dates project commence and first iteration of posters exhibited.  More exhibitions TBD.

 




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LGT! presents...

Just Ignore Me


Jacqueline Bell Johnson
Chris Christion
Annie Nieman
Dominique Ovalle
Damaris Rivera
Yoony Takeuchi

 

curated by Yoony Takeuchi


Nestled in a studio apartment in conservative/ethnic Orange County are the works of artists who present their medium in light of their own negotiations with society’s limitations.   The basis of this undercurrent is a feeling of non-militant-but-not-without-

serious-concern-and-intention-almost-to-the-point-of-passive-aggressive.  It is up to the viewer whether that social negotiation finds a conclusive end or remains lost in dissonant limbo.


Opening reception:
Thursday, October 24th 7-10pm
on view by appt through October 30th.
Contact Yoony to visit: yoony.takeuchi@gmail.com


12681 Lewis St. #2, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 7-10pm