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.

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  • 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 […]

  • Panel Discussion: What does art practice have to do with political activism?

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7 - 9pm Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena

    Project X Foundation and Armory Center for the Arts present:

    What does art practice have to do with political activism?
    with Danielle Bustillo, William Henri Lucas, Chandler McWilliams
    Organized and moderated by Johanna Kozma,
    current Project X Desk at Outpost@Armory resident

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014
    7 – 9 pm

    Armory Center for the Arts
    145 N Raymond Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    What Does Art Practice Have to Do with Political Activism?

    For artists, the question of practice vs. theory becomes especially relevant — and complicated — when asked in […]

  • HELL: Shanaynay Library Party and Cadavere Quotidiano Paris Launch

    Monday, October 13, 2014 7pm Le Chiquito 26, rue de Ménilmontant, Paris, France

    ::::::::::::::::Shanaynay Library Party::::::::::::::::
    :::+Cadavere Quotidiano Paris book launch:::


    Shanaynay Public Library guidelines :

    Cadavere Quotidiano :

    For this third edition of the Library Party, we invite you to contribute to the « hell » section.
    The term « enfer » (hell) refers to the part of the library which holds the books destined to a restricted audience.

    From hentai comics you don’t need anymore […]

  • X-TRA and Project X at Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair

    9/26-28/2014 MoMA PS1

    Visit X-TRA and Project X at the NY Art Book Fair, from September 26 to 28.

    Shana and Brica will be there with the new issue, tote-bags, and more!

    Presented by Printed Matter, Inc. MoMA PS1

    Hours and Location

    Preview: Thursday, September 25, 6–9 pm
    Friday, September 26, 12–7 pm
    Saturday, September 27, 11 am–9 pm
    Sunday, September 28, 11 am–7 pm

    The NY Art Book Fair is free and open to the public.

    MoMA PS1
    22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th Avenue
    Long Island City, NY (map)

    The NY […]

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