As a platform for provoking critical discourse about contemporary art,
X-TRA hosts events throughout the year, including artists’ talks, readings, conversations, performances, and film and video screenings. We have co-produced events in collaboration with the following venues and organizations: For Your Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena; College Art Association; Human Resources, Los Angeles; Barnsdall Art Park; Chapman University; Creative Arts Agency; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE); Mandrake; Honor Fraser Gallery; and the Art Los Angeles Contemporary Art Fair.

  • The Benefit of Friends Collected, Vol. 2: Book Fair Reception

    Book Release at LA Art Book Fair 5 - 7 pm MOCA Geffen Contemporary, LA Art Book Fair, Booth U 04

    Launching at the LA Art Book Fair, we are proud to announce the release of the second Project X Paperback:
    The Benefit of Friends Collected, Vol. 2

    Join us at the LA Art Book Fair to celebrate the release of the book:

    Friday, January 30
    5 – 7 PM
    at our Booth, U 04
    LA Art Book Fair, MOCA Geffen

    45 artists writing about each others’ work.

    Concept by Jesse Benson
    With writing and work by
    Kelly Akashi, Animal Charm, David Berezin, Simon Bill, Sergio Bromberg, Kathrin Burmester, John Burtle, […]

  • 1 IMAGE 1 MINUTE at the LAABF

    Saturday, January 31, 2015 2 - 3:30 pm Aratani Central Hall, across the courtyard from MOCA Geffen

    Announcing the return of X-TRA’s
    at the LA Art Book Fair

    Saturday, January 31, 2015
    2:00 – 3:30 pm

    Free and Open to the public,
    Tickets  for this event are SOLD OUT. Add your name to the waitlist>

    As part of the CABC – Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference at Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair, Project X and X-TRA are proud to announce another beloved 1 IMAGE 1 MINUTE event, organized by Micol Hebron, Project X and […]

  • Call for Applications: Project X Projects Curatorial Research Fellowship

    until February 2 Project X at 18th St. Arts Center

    Project X seeks research fellow for 2015 to assist in the research and administration of Project X’s initiative to study artist-driven exhibitions in Los Angeles in the nineties.

    The research fellow will help facilitate public forums and presentations based around the Project X archives and have opportunities for original research, interviews, published writing, and exposure to a wide range of LA-based artists and art-professionals. Fellow will work directly with Executive Director.

    Requirements: Commitment through December 2015. Graduate-level or equivalent in art history, […]

  • X-TRA and Project X at the LA ART BOOK FAIR!

    January 29 - February 1 MOCA Geffen Contemporary

    It’s back! The best thing that ever happened to art books: Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair.
    And we’ll be there in full force.
    A big event and big new book launch!

    Preview: Thursday, January 29, 6–9 pm
    purchase ticket to the Preview here!
    Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR is free and open to the public:
    Friday January 30th, 12–7pm; Saturday January 31st, 11-7pm; Sunday February 1st, 11-6pm

    at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

    X-TRA and Project X are at
    Booth U 04

    We’ll have […]

  • Call for Applications: Writer’s Desk Residency

    Deadline: December 15, 2014 Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena

    Call for Applications

    Writer’s Residency: The Project X Desk at Outpost@Armory at Armory Center for the Arts
    Dates: February 1 – March 31, 2015

    Project X Foundation and Armory Center for the Arts announce a call for proposals for a writer-in-residence at the Project X Desk at Outpost@Armory in the PAA Gallery at the Armory in Pasadena.

    The Desk offers a quiet nook for writing and thinking and is available for use during the office hours of the Armory, 9 am – 5 pm, […]

  • X-TRA Fall Launch: Leslie Dick and Zackary Drucker in conversation

    Saturday, November 1, 2014 11am - 1pm Luis De Jesus Gallery
    2685 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034

    Nobody Passes.

    “We want to be like the mirror, but we’re all over the shop; we’re more like sculpture than we are like pictures. We’ve got backsides and insides, and we see everything from an interior that mixes up whatever we see with memories and fantasies and other images and wishful thinking of all descriptions.”
    From Leslie Dick’s feature On Repetition: Nobody Passes in the current issue of X-TRA.
    Zackary Drucker and Leslie Dick use this text and the current exhibition at Luis De […]

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