• Project X Forum 5: Revisiting “Program for Paradise”

    Wednesday July 29, 2015 7 to 9pm Remsen Bird Hillside Theater, Occidental College, Eagle Rock

    Join us for the 5th Project X Forum at a special location, the Hillside Theater at Occidental College in Eagle Rock!

    Performances by Lucky Dragons and Sarah Petersen re-imagining the works of Stephen Berens and Ellen Birrell with the help of Becket Flannery, Peter Hernandez, Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal, Amy Howden-Chapman, Mavis McClellan and Jack Baker.

    Readings by Kathleen Johnson,
    Renée Petropoulos, and Jan Tumlir

    Plus Refreshments, X-TRA’s . . . & Sunset
    Free and Open to the Public

    Program for Paradise was comprised of performance, site works, writings and readings at the outdoor amphitheater. 1995 Participating Artists: (Performances) Anita Pace, Marnie Weber, Liz Young, (Site Works) Stephen Berens, Ellen Birrell, Elizabeth Bryant, Ben Chase, Andrew Freeman, Robert Gero, Mara Lonner, Mike Pierzynski, (Writings & Readings) Lisa Anne Auerbach, David Bunn, Kathleen Johnson, Charles LaBelle, Terri Phillips, Jan Tumlir, Eve Wood

    This Project X Forum is presented in collaboration with OxyArts, the newly created multidisciplinary arts programming initiative at Occidental College.

    • Listen to the audio recording of this forum here.

    About the Project X Forums
    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.
    More about the PROJECT X RESIDENCY AT 18TH ST ARTS CENTER:
    http://x-traonline.org/events/project-x-curators-in-residence-at-18th-st-arts-center/

    Project X will host forums once a month through 2015.

    Thanks to 18th Street Arts Center! 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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