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.
- 02.25.17X-TRA presents ARTISTS’ BOOKS CHANGE LIVES at LAABF 2017
- 02.11.17grantLOVE x Alisa Ratner prints to benefit X-TRA
- 01.23.17CALL FOR INTERNS
- 01.18.17Screening and Conversation with Aria Dean, Erin Chrisotvale, and Ulysses Jenkins
- 12.31.16Art Isn’t Easy: End of Year Fundraiser and Membership Drive
X-TRA presents ARTISTS’ BOOKS CHANGE LIVES:
Artist and writers present books life-altering books
An eclectic series of short readings and performances dedicated to books.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
12:30 – 2 pm
in the LA Art Book Fair
at MOCA Geffen
152 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
This event is part of the Contemporary Artists’ Book Conference at the Printed […]
New grantLOVE x Alisa Ratner prints benefit X-TRA
Just in time for Valentine’s day!
Alexandra Grant and the grantLOVE project teamed up again with master printer Alisa Ratner on a new series of grantLOVE prints to benefit X-TRA.
Please join us for a reception and celebration
with cocktails and treats!
Saturday, February 11th
4 – 7 pm pm
226 Main Street
Venice, CA 90291
** Order Prints direct from grantLOVE **
3 gorgeous limited editions to choose from!
Works will be on view at LFrank […]
LA-based art journal seeks intern.
Gain work experience at the longest running non-profit contemporary art journal in LA.
We are a small operation, and interns help with a wide range of tasks. This is an office position assisting the Project Manager and Executive Director. Responsibilities include updating website and social media sites, researching and procuring images and rights, event support and mailing. Internships are tailored to skills and interests of individuals.
The position is unpaid, however credit can be arranged for students. The […]
X-TRA Winter Launch Event:
Ulysses Jenkins and the Non-Ontology of Blackness
A screening and conversation
with Aria Dean, Erin Christovale, and Ulysses Jenkins
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
410 Cottage Home St
LA CA 90012
“You’re just a mass of images you’ve gotten to know / from years and years of TV shows. / The hurting thing; the hidden pain / was written and bitten into your veins / I don’t and I won’t relate / and I think […]
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 […]
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: 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