Partnerships & Collaborations Past Events
Asian New Media
Los Angeles’ important role in the contemporary art world is a byproduct of our diversity and proximity to the Pacific Rim. Asian New Media features a selection of emerging Asian American artists as they share their art and process.
Short films by artists York Chang, Yaya Chou, Chie Yamayoshi, Meeson Pae Yang and Michiko Yao will illuminate the current state of video art content. Architect Michael Chung, principal of the design think tank ‘Lettuce’ will present on the explorations of data and the implications on contemporary design. A lively panel discussion will culminate the evening.
MOCA Talk: Allan Kaprow -- Art as Life
For more information, please call 213-621-1745 or email@example.com
This program is in conjunction with the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Neglected Legacies: Japanese American Women and Redress: Organizing the Community
(Part 2 of 3)
This program will feature first-hand accounts from participants in the major Redress/ Reparations organizations that held pride of place during the 1980s.
The current list of speakers include:
Presented in collaboration with the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy and Dr. Lane Hirabayashi, George & Sakaye Aratani Professor of the Japanese American Internment, Redress and Community, Asian American Studies, UCLA.
LEAPS OF FAITH
LEAPS OF FAITH
Ten artists of different faiths and spiritual paths boldly jump into the swirling waters of interfaith collaboration in this work-in-progress performance of personal stories, dance, poetry and song.
Come witness their plunge into the deep as they question:
How can multi-dimensional religious identities live side by side?
How do we navigate religious conflicts with intelligence and compassion?
How can we create progressive and respectful visions for the future?
Creator/performers: George Abe, Aisha Cain, Saria Idana, Danielle Licht, Ameena Mirza, Shyamala Moorty, Waliya Perkins, Marie-Francois Theodore, Monk Turner, Carla Vega.
Project Director/Lead Mentor: Dan Kwong
Co-facilitator: Young Ae Park
Producer/Artistic Director: Nobuko Miyamoto
Production Assistant: Luke Patterson
Guest mentors: Shishir Kurup, Andrea Hodos, Dorit Cypis, Krishna Kaur, Yuval Ron
Co-sponsors: Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress, Council on American Islamic Affairs Three Cousins, Metivta, PJA, MPAC, Hyphen Magazine
Suggested donation $5
Q & A follows each performance
RSVP 213/250-8800 or email Clara@greatleap.org
LEAPS OF FAITH is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, Southern California Edison, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Japanese American Community Services, Cecilia Nakamura Fund, Hyphen Magazine, and individual donors.
Ruby, Tragically Rotund by Boni B. Alvarez, Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera
The story of Ruby Salazar, a full-figured Filipina American, whose battle with weight and self-image intensifies when her mother takes a refund on Ruby’s tuition in order to fund her sister’s blossoming beauty pageant career.
Presented in collaboration with East West Players.