Salon of Beauty and Scar Printing
Artbound explores the arts and culture of Southern California through articles, essays, and thinkpieces by more than 80 contributors in 11 counties. In this episode Artbound provides an exclusive look at the avant-garde opera, "Invisible Cities." Then, Artbound explores Ted Meyer's "Scarred for Life" art project, which has helped individuals accept and even embrace their scars. In East L.A., Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre's mobile "Duck Truck" brings site-specific performances to the East LA Civic Center for a unique performance. At Bootsy Bellows, a nightclub on Sunset Blvd in West Hollywood, Jeff Speetjens performs with a variety of marionettes from the stage to the dance floor. Photographer Candacy Taylor followed her interest in the social dynamics of traditional female work roles to Twentynine Palms and never looked back. Salons and diners are her subjects of choice. Then travel into the aural world of Alison O' Daniel. Using a collaborative, cross-platform process, artist Alison O'Daniel makes her strange, fascinating, and lyrical work in interdependent video, sculpture, and sound. Also featuring a live studio performance by the indie folk band Run River North.