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.
- 07.17.16Summer Launch: Hole Up with
X-TRA & Mark Hagen at ARTBOOK
- 06.16.16Call for submissions
- 04.23.16X-TRA Spring Launch!
- 03.13.16LA in the AUGHTS: Benefit Auction and Party for X-TRA
- 02.19.16MEET & GREET 2016
Join us on Sunday July 17
to toast the summer issue of X-TRA
with artist Mark Hagen and Aaron Moulton
Mark will talk in conversation with Aaron Moulton, curator at Gagosian Gallery, about his Artist’s Project in the issue
and we’ll unveil his new Artist Edition for X-TRA!
Sunday, July 17
4 – 6 pm
ARTBOOK @ HAUSER WIRTH & SCHIMMEL
917 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Refreshments served, and the galleries at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel will be open.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
X-TRA is seeking submissions from writers in the form of reviews, columns and features on contemporary art exhibitions, artists and publications.
Honorarium is $400 USD.
See here for guidelines and information on how to submit.
X-TRA Spring Launch
Stills / or it didn’t Happen: A lecture and a screening
Join us in celebration of the new issue of X-TRA
with Leslie Dick, Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal, and a video by Cécile B. Evans
Saturday April 23, 2016
4:00-5:00pm, reception to follow
300 South Mission Road
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Screening of Cécile B. Evans’s Hyperlinks or it didn’t Happen,
Leslie Dick on Sarah Charlesworth’s Stills,
followed by a conversation with Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal
moderated by Brica Wilcox
Sarah Charlesworth’s Stills […]
LA IN THE AUGHTS:
Art Auction and Party to
Benefit X-TRA and Project X
SUNDAY MARCH 13 2016
5:30 – 9 PM
at KAYNE GRIFFIN CORCORAN
1201 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90019
Art of the 2000s!
MC Dynasty Handbag!
DJ Luke Fischbeck!
Wood oven pizza! Cocktails!
Tickets for event, $50
AUCTION open for bidding on PADDLE8: March 1 – 13, 2016
VIEW AND BID ON AUCTION:
Auction closes Sunday March 13 at 8:00 pm PST.
Featuring work made in Los Angeles in the 2000s […]
MEET & GREET 2016:
A project fair & party for
new & independent contemporary
arts groups in Los Angeles
Friday, February 19, 2016
8:30 – 10:30pm
at Human Resources in Chinatown, 410 Cottage Home St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
What is MEET & GREET 2016?
It’s somewhere in between a party and a science fair: an opportunity meet some of the
new & independent arts organizations in Los Angeles.
Come have a drink, […]
Immaterials and Proposals
A reading of artworks that exist only in written, immaterial form.
X-TRA and Project X present a new iteration of the Immaterials and Proposals series for the LA ART BOOK FAIR CABC – CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS’ BOOK CONFERENCE.
The readings will be a mix of historical and contemporary works: outlined ideas and proposals for imagined objects, images, events, or exhibitions that remain text only—scripts, descriptions or proposals that could never be or intentionally have never been realized.
Basma Alsharif and Alee […]
X-TRA and Project X at the LA ART BOOK FAIR!
The Benefit of Friends Collected, Vol. 2: Book Fair Reception
1 IMAGE 1 MINUTE at the LAABF
Project X Forum 1: The First Show, 1992
Panel Discussion: On Art Practice, Theory, and the PhD.
Project X Desk Writer in Residence: Christiane Kues
Project X Forum 2: FAR Bazaar
X-TRA Spring Launch: The Conversation
Project X Forum 3: XTREME Research
The Benefit of Friends Collected
Panel and White Elephant Party
Project X Forum 4: Suitably Appointed
Project X Forum 5: Revisiting “Program for Paradise”
Project X Forum 6: Pair-A-Sites,
with Charles Gaines and Kerry Tribe
Project X Forum 8: Lost and Found with Nao Bustamante, Soo Kim, and HK Zamani
X-TRA Launch: Fall together
Xtreme Archive: Project X 1992-1999
Project X Forum 9: East of Eden, Profane Gardens
Spend Money on Amazon, Amazon Gives X-TRA Money
XTREME Launch Party!
SCALE: Launch Event for X-TRA 16.2
Cadavere Quotidiano: The first Project X Projects Paperback
LA in the 90s : Benefit Auction and Party for X-TRA and Project X
Cadavere Telephone: X-TRA and Cadavere Quotidiano Launch Party
2014 X-TRA Reader Survey!
Artist’s Tag Sale
X-TRA Summer Launch in Berlin
The Project X Desk at Outpost@Armory: Johanna Hedva
X-TRA and Project X at Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair
X-TRA and Project X at Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair
HELL: Shanaynay Library Party and Cadavere Quotidiano Paris Launch
Panel Discussion: What does art practice have to do with political activism?
X-TRA Fall Launch: Leslie Dick and Zackary Drucker in conversation
X-TRA at Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair
X-TRA at the College Art Association Conference in New York
X-TRA presents Dont Rhine and Clean Needles Now
The X-TRA Art Sale
The Summer Event!: Conversation and Beer.
Destruction! And Monsters! Fall Launch Party and Screening
3 Ways to Make X-TRA’s Year End Right.
X-TRA presents Chinese Cocktail, a concert by Robert Wilhite
The Kitchen Table, reprise
Surfing & Smoking
Immaterials and Proposals, part deux
X-TRA at the NY Art Book Fair
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 1/ Stephen Berens presents The Los Angeles Times and Me
X-TRA’s 15 Years in 15 Days
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 2 / Why Start An Art Magazine Now? (1997 / 2012)
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 3 / Debate Drawing Party
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 4 / MAK Center to support ARTISTS + INSTITUTIONS: Common Ground “What is the Common Ground for Artists and Institutions?”
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 5 / Revisiting the revisiting of feminism.
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 6 / X-TRA celebrates MATERIAL.
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 7 / Jan Tumlir presents Black and White Paintings and Albums, a talk with images and music.
William Leavitt presents Habitat
Micol Hebron presents 1 Image 1 Minute
The Art of Criticism, a panel discussion Organized and moderated by Damon Willick with Sharon Mizota, Doug Harvey, and Aram Moshayedi.
“Country Lessons” hosted by Vanessa Place
Performance: Leslie Dick’s “Boundary Lines” & PDAs by CamLab
FIRE IN THE LIBRARY: FIND BIG MIND, a cross discipline talk influenced by the work of Eugenia Butler
Chinese Cocktail listening party with Robert Wilhite
X-TRA=XV CAKE PARTY!!!
X-TRA hosts Happy Hour at Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
Launch Event: X-TRA at Armory Center for the Arts with Marcos Lutyens
X-TRA’s 1 IMAGE 1 MINUTE 2011
Screening of the films of Gary Beydler
Amazon will donate to X-TRA every time you buy something using our link!
Artists & Writers Picnic
X-TRA at The Bash, the Co/Lab party for Art Platform
Immaterials and Proposals at Human Resources