• X-TRA Launch: Fall together

    Monday October 19, 2015 6–8 PM LAND
    6775 Santa Monica Blvd., #5
    Los Angeles, CA 90038

    Join us to celebrate the Fall issue of X-TRA!

    Generously hosted by LAND.

    Monday October 19th, 2015
    6–8 pm 

    Los Angeles Nomadic Division
    6775 Santa Monica Blvd., #5
    Los Angeles, CA 90038

    X-TRA Fall issue contributors Jon Leaver and artist Bettina Hubby will host a conversation about collaborations, or a collaboration on conversations. Currently on view at LAND is Thanks for the Mammaries: The Facebook Feed, an exhibition of one of Bettina Hubby’s many collaborative efforts. In the current issue, her collages are joined by text written by David Cull.

    Fall issue contributors Travis Diehl, Nizan Shaked, and Anuradha Vikram will read selections from the issue.

    Also in the issue, the first of Volume 18:

    • Nizan Shaked on William Pope.L at MOCA
    • Susanna Newbury on Renée Green’s site-specific exhibition Begin Again, Begin Again at the MAK Center
    • Jon Leaver on Édouard Manet‘s painting The Railway and Foucault in his feature “The Spectacle of Thought”
    • Travis Diehl on Goldin+Senneby and Headless by K.D.
    • Wendy M.K. Shaw essay on the acts and videos of the ISIS
    • Anuradha Vikram on Nam June Paik: Becoming Human at the Asia Society
    • Kate Wolf’s book review of You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends and the works of Dorothy Iannone
    • The first installment of Bud Almond’s graphic series “Art Damaged”

    See Artist’s Project by Bettina Hubby with David Cull>>

    Read Jon Leaver’s essay in the issue>>

    Snacks, refreshments and all your X-TRA needs will be served.

    Bettina Hubby is a visual artist living and working in Los Angeles. Her work, which engages diverse communities and often exists in settings that challenge the conventions of exhibition spaces, celebrates collaboration and resists easy categorization. She earned her MFA in 1995 from the School of Visual Arts in New York, and moved to Los Angeles in 1999. She is represented by Klowden Mann. She was recently featured in Wallpaper Magazine as one of the top creative talents in Los Angeles and was included in Artforum’s “Best of 2014.” She has been featured on NPR (in 2012 and 2013) and in LA WeeklyNew York MagazineHuffington PostThe Los Angeles Times, and many others.

    Jon Leaver is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of La Verne. His research focuses on nineteenth-century art and criticism as well as the contemporary art of Los Angeles.

     

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