Resilient Cities Screening and Panel Discussion | Link TV
Resilient Cities Screening and Panel Discussion
Now Art LA and Link TV host an evening of Global Connection through Art and Activism. Following the screening of "Resilient CIties - Kiev: Art as Protest", Now Art LA will moderate a live interactive dialogue between artists featured in the episode and local artists.
April 16, 7pm - 9pm
RVCC Intersect in the Arts District
Maria Kulikovska is a Crimean Ukrainian artist who works internationally and is well known in the Kiev art scene for her controversial performance art. Kulikovska confronts violence against women by using the female form and brings up difficult questions in society to different territories. “Art and culture are the strongest material we have to change our society.”
Iryna Shuvalova is a Fulbright and Gates Cambridge scholar, as well as a prize-winning poet who explores the language and rhythms of traditional and contemporary Ukrainian songs. She sees oral poetry and song as potent tools of resistance, resilience and healing in times of violence and war.
Kate DeCiccio is an Oakland-Based Mural artist: “Murals have become a cornerstone of my practice because they can transform spaces to better reflect the strength and identity of a community and serve as a modality for truth telling, resistance & celebration.” kdeciccio.wixsite.com/k8deciccio
Amitis Motevalli is an artist born in Iran and moved to the US in 1977 pre-revolution. She explores the cultural resistance and survival of people living in poverty, conflict and war. Her experience as a working-class immigrant in Los Angeles, is foundational to her drive for creating art that contests stereotypical beliefs about people living in diaspora. Through many mediums including, sculpture, video, performance and collaborative public art, her work juxtaposes iconography, to reveal differences in cross-cultural understandings, critical of the violence of dominance and occupation, while invoking the significance of a secular grass roots struggle. amitismotevalli.com/
A masterwork of organic architecture by a virtually forgotten 1920s Palm Springs architect, R. Lee Miller, the Araby Rock houses could be mistaken for the Shire from "Lord of the Rings," and over the years, it has attracted its own vivid residents.
In an opera, the spectacle and glamour of the singers and sets are integral parts of the experience. So how do you transform an opera, with all its costumes and choreography, into a purely auditory experience?
Chilean artist Victor Castillo’s art style utilizes a classic Americana style of the 1950s reminiscent of Norman Rockwell and early Disney, but painted with a more innocent, cartoonish brush. Now his works are brought to life in CGI.
In the latest chapter of a 40-year battle over who gets access to the California coast, the tides could be turning in favor of the public; but not without a fight from private landowners.
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