Exhibition & Public Art Project
CURRENT:LA Water
2016

CURRENT:LA Water, the city’s inaugural public art biennial, included 15 site-specific installations along the LA River and other bodies of water. I was one of four curators for the project, working on projects by Mel Chin, Kori Newkirk, Rirkrit Tiranvanija, and Refik Anadol/Peggy Weil.

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Exhibition & Artist Residency
Talking to Action
2015-2017 | Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis

I am a curatorial consultant for Talking to Action, a project that investigates contemporary social practices in Latin America and Los Angeles and is part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles/Latin America initiative.

 

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Exhibition & Public Program
FOCA@40
2015 | FOCA Curator’s Lab, LA | MOCA LA

For the Fellows of Contemporary, Los Angeles’ 40th anniversary, I curated a video program for their Curators’ Lab and moderated a panel at MoCA with Connie Butler, chief curator, UCLA Hammer, Helen Molesworth, chief cuator, MoCA and Franklin Sirmans, dept. head/curator of contemporary art, LACMA.

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Exhibition & Artist Residency
Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food-Water-Life
2014 | Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis

In conjunction with the Lucy and Jorge Orta: Food-Water-Life exhibition and the Orta’s residency, I co-directed this community banquet for 100 with the food, table décor, plates, utensils, water purification sculpture, video documentation and a radio program made by Otis faculty and their students.

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Exhibition
STATE OF MIND: NEW ART FROM CALIFORNIA CIRCA 1970
2012 | Orange County Museum of Art

State of Mind: New Art from California Circa 1970, originally organized for the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time Initiative, was the first major exhibition to investigate the development of conceptual art and related activities in the late 1960s and early 1970s in both northern and southern California.
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Garden during day

Public Art Project
Portable Park IV
past-present-future

2012 | Santa Monica Place

I worked with visiting artist Bonnie Sherk and Otis graduate students on re-imagining Sherk’s historic environmental art project Portable Parks I-III (1970) as a monumental-scale organic garden for the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival.

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Tim Sullivan, A Taste of Honey

Exhibition
15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol
2010 | Orange County Museum of Art

This exhibition explored early modern portraits, celebrity images from the 1930s to 1960s, photojournalistic street photography from the 1960s and contemporary portraiture.



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  • Ant Farm, Eternal Frame
  • Jeremy Blake, Winchester
  • Bill Viola, Reflecting Pool
  • Jeremy Blake, Winchester
  • Diane Thater, Wicked Witch
  • Mungo Thomson, American Desert Landscape
  • Martin Kersels, Pink Constellation

Exhibition
Moving Image: Scan to Screen, Pixel to Projection
2010 | Orange County Museum of Art

This exhibition presented developments in media art from 1970s single channel video to installations and digital projects by California and international artists in the Orange County Museum of Art collection.


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LA Urban Rangers, Vista Trail Hike

Artists’ Residencies
2010 California Biennial Residencies
2010 | Orange County Museum of Art

For the 2010 California Biennial, I worked on the early stages of residency projects with two LA-based collectives–– Finishing School and the Los Angeles Urban Rangers, and also did interviews with artists Rebecca Goldfarb, Will Rogan and John Zurier for the exhibition publication.
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