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.

  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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

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    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.


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  • 2014 X-TRA Reader Survey!

    Until April 30, 2014

    It’s Reader Survey Time.
    An opportunity to tell us what you think about X-TRA, and win prizes.

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    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.

    And in this age of figures and stats, quantitative data is required from many granting institutions. Your responses directly help us reach out to our ...

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  • LA in the 90s : Benefit Auction and Party for X-TRA and Project X

    February 28, 2014 Preview at 6:30. General entry: 7:30 - 11:00 pm Night Gallery
    2276 EAST 16TH STREET, LA 90021

    L.A. in the NINETIES
    Benefit Auction and Party for X-TRA and Project X

    View Auction and Bid on Paddle8
    Purchase Tickets
    [Please note, tickets will be available at the door,
    but we strongly urge you to get them now to avoid long lines at the door.]

    40 artworks made in L.A. in the Nineties
    Hosted by Paddle8

    Founded in the 1990s in Los Angeles, X-TRA and Project X Foundation provide platforms for critical art dialogue. Now the ...

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  • Cadavere Quotidiano: The first Project X Projects Paperback

    February 1, 2014 3 - 4 pm LA ART BOOK FAIR at MOCA

    Cadavere Quotidiano
    A daily mourning

    Conceived and organized by Paul Becker, Alex Cecchetti
    and Francesco Pedraglio.

    A Project X Project
    Published by Project X Foundation for Art & Criticism, Edited by Shana Lutker

    Cadavere Quotidiano is structured as a straight anthology of writers and artists preoccupied with the lumbering nature of the object and its relation to the written word.

    With: Ed Atkins, Becky Beasley, Paul Becker, Matthieu Bulte, Alex Cecchetti, Arjuna Cecchetti, Simone Ciclitira, M Dean, Tim Etchells, Johannes Fa, Melissa Gordon, Alex ...

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