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.

  • grantLOVE x Alisa Ratner prints to benefit X-TRA

    Saturday, February 11, 2017 4 - 7 pm LFrank, 226 Main Street Venice, CA 90291

    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. 

    Order Online now, from grantLOVE>

    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 …

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    23/01/2017 10am – 5pm Atwater Village, Los Angeles

    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 …

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  • Screening and Conversation with Aria Dean, Erin Chrisotvale, and Ulysses Jenkins

    Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:30 - 9 pm Human Resources, 412 Cottage Home St., Chinatown, 90012

    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

    7:30 pm
    Human Resources
    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 …

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  • Art Isn’t Easy: End of Year Fundraiser and Membership Drive

    Until December 31, 2016

    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 …

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  • X-TRA Fall Launch with Sarah Conaway, Travis Diehl and Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal

    Thursday, November 3, 2016 7 pm - 9 pm The Box
    805 Traction Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013

    Fall Launch Event
    with Sarah Conaway, Travis Diehl and Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal

    Join us to celebrate the X-TRA Fall issue and new Artist Edition by Sarah Conaway.
    at The Box
    Thursday, November 3, 2016
    7 – 9 pm

    Refreshments served.

    Part 1.
    Sarah Conaway,  “A head, a drawing, a nose, a wall, a painting, a cloud.”
    Sarah will talk about her Artist’s Project in the issue.
    Plus, Sarah Conaway new edition for X-TRA will be on view!

    Part 2.
    Travis Diehl, “War with Bodies”
    with Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal in …

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  • Art Book Fair in Chinatown

    Saturday, October 22 11am - 7pm 502 Chung King Court Los Angeles, CA, 90012, United States

    X-TRA will be at the
    at the A. G. Geiger Art Book Fair
    Saturday, October 22
    11 am–7 pm
    at Chung King Plaza, Chinatown, LA

    Visit us at Table 2D
    Pick up X-TRA’s  Fall 2016 issue!

    Stock up on back issues and artist editions, or just say hello.

    Presenting t-shirts and totes and artist editions by
    and more!

    This event is free and open to the public.

    Organized by
    A. G. Geiger Fine Art Books & Press
    502 Chung King Court,
    Chinatown, LA (map)




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