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.
Project X Forum 6: Pair-A-Sites
Charles Gaines and Kerry Tribe in conversation
On the double-duty: Practicing art and teaching in Greater Los Angeles
Wednesday August 19
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
18th Street Arts Center, Gallery, 1639 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404
(please note, this talk is in the Gallery building, not the Curator’s lounge)
Witnesses: April Bey, Andrea Bowers, Vanalyne Green, Candice Lin, Mario Ontiveros
RSVP for this free event is essential. Reserve seats below.
We are expecting a full room and will use RSVP […]
Join us for the 5th Project X Forum at a special location, the Hillside Theater at Occidental College in Eagle Rock!
Performances by Lucky Dragons and Sarah Petersen re-imagining the works of Stephen Berens and Ellen Birrell with the help of Becket Flannery, Peter Hernandez, Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal, Amy Howden-Chapman, Mavis McClellan and Jack Baker.
Readings by Kathleen Johnson,
Renée Petropoulos, and Jan Tumlir
Plus Refreshments, X-TRA’s . . . & Sunset
Free and Open to the Public
Program for Paradise was comprised of performance, site […]
Project X Forum 4: Suitably Appointed
Roundtable with Elizabeth Bryant, Renée Petropoulos and Anne Walsh
Witnesses: Carmen Argote, Anthony Carfello, Pedro De Llano, Karen Moss and Elizabeth Pulsinelli
This forum will focus on a group exhibition organized by Project X in 1993 at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton.
Anne Walsh, Renée Petropoulos and Elizabeth Bryant will host a conversation about the exhibition, their work, and the impact this show had on their art practice.
Suitably Appointed Exhibiting Artists:
Elizabeth Bryant, Eric Magnuson, Christian Mounger, Renee […]
Dear Friends and Everybody,
Join us to celebrate The Benefit of Friends Collected, Vol. 2 and its contributors on Thursday, May 28th.
We’re collecting friends together, and everyone will benefit.
Thursday. May 28, 7:30 PM
Hosted by LA Contemporary Archive and Ghebaly Gallery
2245 E Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90021
In case you missed it, this year Project X Projects published The Benefit of Friends Collected, Vol. 2, featuring 45 artists writing about each others’ work. The artists were randomly assigned their subjects.
The book’s organizer, Jesse Benson, […]
Join us for the 3rd Project X Forum:
This forum will focus on Xtreme Research, a group exhibition organized by Project X in February 1993
at California State University Los Angeles.
Screening of David Wilson’s video, Geoffrey Sonnabend, Oblicence: Theories of Forgetting and the Problems of Matter, an Encapsulation (1993), which was commissioned for the show, and forum conversation with Ellen Birrell.
This is the third in a series of public forums investigating the exhibitions Project […]
Come celebrate the newest issue of X-TRA, Spring, and Women!
Co-presented with the Women’s Center for Creative Work
Teasing out and expanding on ideas from her essay The Conversation: The Young Female Artist as Historian, Catherine Wagley will moderate a conversational panel with Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, Yael Lipschutz, and Corazon del Sol.
Saturday May 9th, 2015
at 3 pm
The Box Gallery
805 Traction Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Snacks, refreshments and special offers on subscriptions to X-TRA.
Catherine Wagley writes about art and visual culture in Los […]
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
Call for Applications: Project X Projects Curatorial Research Fellowship
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
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
The Project X Writer’s Desk at Outpost@Armory
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
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
Call for Applications: Writer’s Desk Residency
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