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.

  • 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 ...

    Read More →

  • The Project X Desk at Outpost@Armory: Johanna Kozma

    September 15 - October 31, 2014 Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena

    Johanna Kozma
    Sept. 15 to Oct. 31, 2014

    The inaugural Project X Desk at Outpost@Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena.

    Johanna Kozma on her project for the Desk:
    In the wake of the Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden revelations last year, the image of Icarus appeared in my mind. It struck me that these two figures represented contemporary, political versions of the Ancient Greek myth: their ambition—in this case, to expose U.S. injustice to the public, in the hope for change—manifested ...

    Read More →

  • X-TRA Summer Launch in Berlin

    Sunday, August 24, 2014 7 - 9:30 pm Archive Books
    Dieffenbachstraße 31
    10967 Berlin Germany

    X-TRA and Project X present
    a Summer Launch event for X-TRA Volume 16, Number 4

    The Expansion of the Instant

    A discussion about photography, anxiety, and infinity
    with Kim Schoen, Michaela Wünsch and Patricia Reed
    with screening of Stanya Kahn’s It’s Cool I’m Good.

    Hosted by Archive Books
    in Berlin, Germany

    Sunday, August 24, 2014*
    7 – 9:30 pm

    The evening will begin with a screening of Stanya Kahn’s It’s Cool I’m Good. Following a short break, Schoen, Wünsch and Reed will discuss repetition, anxiety and infinity ...

    Read More →

  • The Project X Writer’s Desk at Outpost@Armory

    Application Deadline: August 15 Armory Center for the Arts
    145 North Raymond Avenue Pasadena, California 91103

    Call for Applications

    Writer’s Residency: The Project X Desk at Outpost@Armory at Armory Center for the Arts

    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, 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday, and 12 – 5 on the weekends.

    The purpose of this residency ...

    Read More →

  • Artist’s Tag Sale

    Saturday, June 28, 2014 10am to 3pm Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90041

    Artist’s Tag Sale

    Art and ephemera for sale!
    Food! Drinks! Music!

    Saturday June 28th
    10am – 3pm
    Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041

    A project by Julia Sherman presented by Project X Foundation and hosted by Center for the Arts Eagle Rock.

    Part personal therapy, part naive entrepreneurism, we invite you to shop this collective purge of art, books, film and ephemera.

    As artists and art-workers, we all experience anxiety around our old work ...

    Read More →

  • Cadavere Telephone: X-TRA and Cadavere Quotidiano Launch Party

    Saturday, April 26, 2014 4 - 6 pm 356 Mission
    356 S. Mission Rd. LA, CA 90033

    Cadavere Telephone

    a reception for the Spring issue of X-TRA and Cadavere Quotidiano

    Saturday April 26, 2014
    4 – 6 pm
    at 356 Mission
    356 S. Mission Rd. Los Angeles, CA 90033

    facebook event page>

    Refreshments and stories of cadavers will be served.

    Join us to celebrate the Spring issue of X-TRA and the L.A. launch of Cadavere Quotidiano.
    Surrounded by the Alex Katz paintings in the gallery of 356 Mission, we’ll present the stories from Cadavere in a unique format.


    Read More →

Events Archive