Known for her intensely powerful performances, Bessie Award–winning Okwui Okpokwasili (featured at REDCAT in Ralph Lemon’s How Can You Stay in the House All Day and Not Go Anywhere) considers the collective amnesia around the Nigerian women’s resistance movements of the past century.
Over the past fifteen years, Montreal-based film artist Daïchi Saïto has created a singular body of analog film work in which the rigor of his conceptualization and execution is matched only by the intense beauty and power of his images.
Dave Hullfish Bailey is an artist based in Los Angeles, whose work contemplates the complex ecologies of communal organization and ways of living together, from successive waves of modernization and colonialization of the American landscape to utopian communities and countercultural experiments.
The New Original Works Festival (NOW) is a three-week interdisciplinary program offering a variety of short works and some longer projects in their Los Angeles premieres. The Festival takes place in July and August and artists are given development support through rehearsal space, technical assistance, access to equipment and an honorarium. Projects are selected through a proposal process, with an emphasis on new projects in development and/or early career artists.