• Project X Forum 3: XTREME Research

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 7:30 pm 18th Street Arts Center, Curator's Lounge, 1639 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404

    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.

    Exhibiting Artists:
    Miyoshi Barosh
    Stephen Berens
    Timothy Martin
    Alex Miokovic
    Mitchell Syrop
    David Wilson

    This is the third in a series of public forums investigating the exhibitions Project X produced in the 90s at 18th Street Arts Center, with a focus on the conditions facing Los Angeles artists at that time, and the way they shaped artist-run organizations, alternative exhibitions and publications. What can the nineties tell us about now?

    • Listen to the audio recording of this forum here.

    Project X originated as a roving organization. A team of artists curating exhibitions in the wake of the art market boom of the nineties, they strove to fill the absence of conceptual art criticism in Los Angeles. Project X’s curatorial projects illustrate the crucial role of the artist’s voice in shaping and sustaining the Los Angeles art community.

    The Project X Forums are organized by Shana Lutker and Kellie Lanham.

    Project X will host forums once a month through 2015.

    The Curator in Residence program at 18th Street Arts Center is generously supported by the the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

    Thank you to LACA for hosting the Project X Forums Archive.


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