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.
As this turbulent election year draws to a close, we are exceedingly thankful for the community that supports and drives X-TRA. Forces gaining strength in the world dismiss critical thinking and the socially egalitarian positions that X-TRA champions. Now, more than ever, Project X and X-TRA remain committed to intelligent critical engagement with art and ideas.
Art isn’t easy. Please support X-TRA in your end-of-year giving.
Let’s batten down the hatches and keep Project X and X-TRA strong in these […]
Fall Launch Event
with Sarah Conaway, Travis Diehl and Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal
Travis Diehl, “War with Bodies”
with Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal in […]
X-TRA will be at the
at the A. G. Geiger Art Book Fair
Saturday, October 22
11 am–7 pm
at Chung King Plaza, Chinatown, LA
Visit us at Table 2D
Pick up X-TRA’s Fall 2016 issue!
Presenting t-shirts and totes and artist editions by
This event is free and open to the public.
Tell us what you really think.
Take the 2016 READER SURVEY.
An opportunity to tell us your thoughts about X-TRA, and win a prize.
Dear faithful readers and new friends,
Your comments and feedback help us more than you could know.
We rely on your feedback. It tells us what X-TRA is doing right and what we can do better. It helps us get grants.
As we prepare to celebrate 20 years of X-TRA help us to imagine the future!
We’re offering prizes to help you […]
THE NY ART BOOK FAIR Presented by Printed Matter at MoMA PS1
Visit X-TRA at the eleventh annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 16 to 18.
Pick up X-TRA’s brand new Fall 2016 issue!
SPECIAL GUESTS: LAXART publications !!
presenting t-shirts and totes and new artist editions by
Hours and Location The NY Art Book Fair is free and open to the public.
Preview: Thursday, September 15, 6–9 […]
Join us on Sunday August 7 for this Members Event!
Art historian Susanna Newbury leads a walk-through and discussion of staging, mediation, and transitory objects in the Barbara Kasten: Stages exhibition at MOCA Pacific Design Center.
Sunday August 7, 2016
2 -3 pm
MOCA Pacific Design Center
8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
This event is free and open to public.
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Read Newbury’s review of Barbara Kasten: Stages at ICA Philadelphia and Graham Foundation in the Summer 2016 issue of X-TRA here.
Immaterials and Proposals at the LA Art Book Fair
MEET & GREET 2016
LA in the AUGHTS: Benefit Auction and Party for X-TRA
X-TRA Spring Launch!
Call for submissions
X-TRA Editions: MARK HAGEN
Summer Launch: Hole Up with
X-TRA & Mark Hagen at ARTBOOK
Walkthrough of Barbara Kasten: Stages with Susanna Newbury
X-TRA at NY ART BOOK FAIR
Art Book Fair in Chinatown
X-TRA Fall Launch with Sarah Conaway, Travis Diehl and Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal
Art Isn’t Easy: X-TRA End of Year Fundraiser and Membership Drive
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