The L.A. version of Gob Squad’s most acclaimed project starts with a celebration to welcome the heroic filmmakers as they return from their unpredictable twilight mission shooting four 60-minute videos on the streets of Downtown L.A.
L.A. independent film favorites Rebecca Baron (okay bye-bye) and Adele Horne (Tailenders), both known for intimately observed essay films, also produce visually nuanced works on the role of perception in cinema.
Conceived for twin pianos, live electronics and voice, this exhilarating sonic exploration led by Jace Clayton, a.k.a. DJ /rupture, brings fresh insight to the artistic legacy of the late Julius Eastman.
Duly hailed for his exquisite compositions and sympathetic feel for the rhythms of his cinematographic subjects, peripatetic filmmaker extraordinaire Robert Fenz also brings a keen contextual understanding to his lyrical 16mm explorations of the human condition around the globe.
REDCAT is one of several L.A. venues for this three-week, multi-city showcase that surveys the rich multiplicity of voices making China such a dynamic film and media environment. The program ranges from the latest internationally acclaimed auteur films to crowd-pleasing homages to major figures of Chinese cinema, from experimental media to online microfilms.
REDCAT hosts the first Los Angeles exhibition by Jennifer Allora (USA, 1974) and Guillermo Calzadilla (Cuba, 1971). Collaborating since 1995, the duo has produced an expansive and interdisciplinary body of work, combining performance, sculpture, video and sound.
18+ is a collaborative project that expresses itself through audio, video, social media, and performance. Active since 2011, 18+ has distributed a diverse body of work through web-based platforms such as twitter, YouTube, tumblr, Facebook and mediafire. For their REDCAT presentation the duo pairs audio and video material culled from their multiple online platforms.
In this lecture/performance in the REDCAT Lounge, Héctor Bourges, a member of the Mexico City-based theater/performance art ensemble Teatro Ojo, combines a series of gestures with images of historical events that have influenced the Mexican national identity project.
Over three Tuesday evenings in the REDCAT Lounge, he develops and performs a new version of his latest project, The Marsyas Hour, an impromptu script for a TV pilot that recounts everyday life on Mount Olympus through the eyes of the young satyr Marsyas.