• Launch Event: Silvia Kolbowski and Christopher Bedford in conversation

    September 20, 2008 6 - 7 pm LA >< ART, 2640 South La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034

    Celebrate the launch of X-TRA Volume 11 at LA><ART.

    Please join us for a conversation with artist Silvia Kolbowski, whose Artist’s Project is featured in X-TRA, vol. 11, no. 1, and curator and X-TRA editor Christopher Bedford on the occasion of Kolbowski’s exhibition Hiroshima Mon Amour at LA><ART. The discussion between Kolbowski and Bedford is presented by LA><ART in conjunction with X-TRA.

    The current issue of X-TRA will be available, along with subscriptions, back issues, and Artist Edition Handkerchief by Karl Haendel.

    This event is free. Drinks by Campari. Learn more about this issue

    Learn more about Silvia Kolbowski’s exhibition and LA><ART


    Silvia Kolbowski is an artist based in New York. Her scope of address includes the ethics and politics of history, culture, and the unconscious. Her project Proximity to Power, American Style, a slide/audio work about the relational aspects of masculine power, was part of a one-person exhibition, inadequate Like Power, at the Secession, vienna, in 2004. It will be published in the fall of 2008 by white walls and distributed by the University of Chicago Press. In 2007 she exhibited a revised version of her 1999 an inadequate history of conceptual art at the Center for Contemporary Art in warsaw. She is on the advisory board of October journal, and teaches in the CCC program of the École Supérieure d’Art visuel, geneva. Her most recent project is a video entitled After Hiroshima Mon Amour (2008).

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