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.

  • Immaterials and Proposals at the LA Art Book Fair

    Saturday, February 13, 2016 12pm - 1:30 pm Theatre (Gallery V), located in the rear of the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA’s Building 4

    Immaterials and Proposals
    A reading of artworks that exist only in written, immaterial form.

    X-TRA and Project X present a new iteration of the Immaterials and Proposals series for the LA ART BOOK FAIR CABC – CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS’ BOOK CONFERENCE.

    The readings will be a mix of historical and contemporary works: outlined ideas and proposals for imagined objects, images, events, or exhibitions that remain text only—scripts, descriptions or proposals that could never be or intentionally have never been realized.

    Participants include:
    Basma Alsharif and Alee […]


    Seeking Winter/Spring 2016 Interns at the X-TRA Office

    X-TRA is seeking interns: Gain work experience at this non-profit contemporary art journal.

    We are a small operation, and interns help with a wide range of tasks. This is an office position assisting the Associate Managing Editor 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.

    This internship is an unpaid position, however credit can be arranged for […]

  • LA in the AUGHTS: Benefit Auction and Party for X-TRA

    Sunday, March 13 2016 5:30 - 9pm Kayne Griffin Corcoran
    1201 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90019


    Art Auction and Party to
    Benefit X-TRA and Project X

    SUNDAY MARCH 13 2016
    5:30 – 9 PM

    1201 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90019

    Cocktails and food! Art of the 2000s!
    Special musical performance! Valet parking!
    Tickets for event, $50
    Available starting 2/13

    AUCTION will be open for bidding on PADDLE8: March 1 – 13, 2016

    Featuring work made in Los Angeles in the 2000s by
    Edgar Arcenaux
    My Barbarian
    Maura Bendett
    Adam Berg
    Andrea Bowers
    Brian Bress
    Jedediah Caesar
    Sarah Conaway
    Liz Craft
    Zoe Crosher
    Tomory Dodge
    Harry Dodge
    Sam Durant
    Nancy Evans
    Bia […]

  • Xtreme Archive: Project X 1992-1999

    November 9 - December 11, 2015 Gallery open Monday to Friday, 11am-5:30pm. Later hours for events. 18th Street Arts Center, Gallery, 1639 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404

    Xtreme Archive: Project X 1992-1999
    A Project X exhibition at 18th Street Arts Center

    Concluding our curatorial residency at 18th Street Arts Center, Project X presents Xtreme Archive: Project X 1992-1999, an exhibition of ephemera, images, and audio recordings about the exhibitions of Project X in the nineties.

    Known as the publishers of X-TRA, Project X originated in the early nineties as a roving organization of artists curating exhibitions in the wake of the art market boom, striving to fill the absence of conceptual art […]

  • Spend Money on Amazon, Amazon Gives X-TRA Money

    Holiday Shopping Help

    We offer a ray of light as you get pulled into the online holiday shopping vortex:
    Use this X-TRA Amazon link when shopping for all your amazonian wares, and a percentage of all of your purchases will sent X-TRA’s way—at no cost to you.

    Its easy: Bookmark the X-TRA Amazon link,use it every time you shop at Amazon, X-TRA receives a 5% finders fee.

    That’s it. Your shopping experience will be the same (you won’t get any notifications or […]

  • XTREME Launch Party!

    Wednesday December 9 6pm to 9pm 18th Street Arts Center, Gallery, 1639 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404

    Celebrating the old and the new:
    the closing of XTREME Archive,
    the new issue of X-TRA, . . .
    and the holidaze!

    XTREME Launch Party
    Wednesday December 9th
    6 – 9 pm

    18th Street Arts Center Gallery
    1639 18th St, Santa Monica

    Refreshments served.

    8 pm: Remarks and walk-through
    We’ll raise a glass to wish a fond farewell to Associate Managing Editor Brica Wilcox and a big hello to our new Associate Managing Editor Pip Wallis.
    Followed by exhibition walk-through with Shana Lutker and Kellie Lanham.

    XTREME Archive: […]

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