Artists including Judy Baka, Alfredo de Stefano and HanHo Offer Climate-Focused Immersive Experiences
Los Angeles, January 23, 2023 /PR Newswire/ — LA art show Non-profit platform DIVERSEartLA is back Los Angeles Convention Center February 15-19, as an integral part of LA’s largest and longest running art fair. Launched in 2015 and curated by Marisa Caicciolo, this popular program brings together local and international art institutions to create thoughtful dialogue through art while respecting its unique biodiversity. Los AngelesThe 2023 edition will feature nine interdisciplinary projects investigating the climate crisis, with a focus on water and drought, and we hope to offer solutions.
“DIVERSEartLA offers visitors a rare opportunity to think about the looming impacts that humanity may face through thought-provoking, immersive experiences that combine science, technology and art,” said DIVERSEartLA. Curator Marisa Caiciolo said.
DIVERSEartLA Presents the First Museum Acquisition Award for Emerging Artists Created by. spanish Laneo Mudéjar Museum with the support of the LA Art Show.upon February 19ththe award goes to a local artist who has the opportunity to become part of the museum’s permanent collection.
DIVERSEartLA’s nine participating institutions and artists are:
- Cooling Resources is a collaborative planning effort to cope with reality. downtown los angeles is an urban heat island, and Skid Row residents are particularly vulnerable. The LA Art Show will provide real grass in site-specific areas for community engagement supported by Homeless Health Care Los Angeles (HHCLA).
- Latin American Museum (MOLAA) long sandy beach “When God Was Female, 1980-2021” by Artist and Ecofeminist – 3 Panel Double Sided Mural – Judy Baka. Merlin Stones With “When God Was a Woman,” Baka developed a workshop process for sourcing ideas and building images and content. On the one hand, the thirteen women who attended her workshop were incorporated into the painting, representing Latinas, Chicana women, and all women. Their naked bodies are shown standing in the fiery lava of a volcano, synonymous with life, and on the other side of the triptych is the life-energy goddess, Mother Earth.
- Korean artist Hanho’s Eternal Light is a 9-part giant multimedia work presented by ReflectSpace Gallery at the Glendale Public Library. Inspired by Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment, this work uses traditional art, technology and performance to reimagine a post-apocalyptic scenario for the 21st century.
- curation Fabian Goncalves, washington dcbased in the Museum of American Art (sweet) presents the video and sound installation “The Pulse of Silence”. Alfredo de Stefanoone of mexican One of the most celebrated contemporary photographers. De Stefano’s expansive photographs of the deserts of five continents are embedded in an immersive experience, integrating the vastness and serenity that exist in these lands and highlighting the fundamental importance of the natural environment. deal with.
- Italian Cultural Association (Los Angeles) will present “The Planetary Garden” in collaboration with Italian artists. Pietro Ruffo When Area Pellegrini Together with creative production studio Noruwei.Inspired by a French philosopher Gilles Clementa video installation, is an allegory of planets as gardens.
- Raubtier & Unicus Productions (Los Angeles) presents “Reactive Elements” by artist Alejandro Ordonez and curator Marisa Caiciolo. This is his installation of art dealing with the fragility of our natural resources and the cascading reactions caused by human activity. Divided into four sets to represent various elements such as air, water, earth, and fire, he projected images using suspended cloth (voile) to create an opportunity to confront the ugly reality and the individual. reveal. The cumulative impact of human activities on our environment.
- Wurcerne and Flugel (Germany), supported by the German Consulate Los Angelespresents Petra Eiko’s installation ‘Sense of Space’, which immerses viewers in a sensory experience of six 3D sculptures and video installations. Eiko’s work fosters conversations about the importance of water and its impact on the future of our planet.
- La Neomudejar Museum (Madrid, Spain)Present Carmen Isasi The Uninhabited is a work that reflects the immigration crisis that began in 2019. With new, tougher policies in place, Isasi focuses on European immigrants who often lose hope and face perilous journeys at sea. Isasi’s projects feature clothing worn by immigrants, symbolizing the struggles that are testimony to their personal stories.
- OPC Cultural Affairs Bureau (non-profit organization, Mexico) presents “Rendezvous This land my landby the artist Davis Burks curation Laura AyalaThrough video installations, Burks enlivens conversations and looks back at the past, present and future. She observes how an organic arrangement (arrangement of rivers) is replaced by a geometric and artificial order, reflecting the environment and our influence on it.
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