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SUNDAY, JUNE 3
Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol
LACMA (Miracle Mile)
LACMA member’s preview of a new exhibition by Los Angeles-based multimedia artist Sharon Lockhart, who considers the legacy of Noa Eshkol, the Israeli dance composer, theorist, and textile artist who created a notation system capable of describing every perceptible movement of the body. Conceived as a two-person exhibition, Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol presents Eshkol’s achievements through a new five-channel film installation, a series of photographs, and a selection of Eshkol’s carpets, scores, and archival drawings. On view through September 9, 2012.
LA Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Art Park (Los Feliz)
Presented in conjunction with Made in LA 2012, this performance will feature Zac Monday and his cast of characters presenting different scenarios around the gallery spaces. These performances call attention to architectural moments, emotional expectations, and the psychogeographic space of the museum. Performances will take place without set times, bringing an element of spontaneity and the unexpected to the event.
Design-n-Dim Sum Bike Tour
Meet at Flying Pigeon (Cypress Park)
Presented by de LaB, the 4th Annual Design-n-Dim Sum Bike Tour will feature a Sunday morning bike ride through LA’s neighborhoods, stopping at design studios along the way, and ending in Chinatown for a dim sum brunch.
Hea-Sook Yoo, Annabel Osberg and Dong Hyun Chung
LA Artcore at Union Center for the Arts (Downtown)
Opening reception for a group show featuring artists Hea-Sook Yoo, Annabel Osberg & Dong Hyun Chung. The exhibition will feature paintings and drawings which explore the ideas of 21st-century isolation, privacy, human relationships and alienation. This event will feature an artist’s talk at 4pm. On view through June 30, 2012.
Kids in the Courtyard: Games of Afghanistan
Fowler Museum (Westwood)
This free children’s event will feature kite making, card games, egg fighting, and other games popular among Afghan youth. Students from UCLA’s Afghan Club will be on hand to teach these traditional activities. This event is presented in conjunction with the Fowler’s current exhibition Order and Disorder: Alighiero Boetti by Afghan Women.
Big Family Day
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (Downtown)
This free family event will feature gallery tours, hands-on activities, entertainment, and more. Inspired by MOCA’s current exhibitions Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974 and Cai Guo-Qiang: Sky Ladder, participants will create projects or perform actions that integrate thinking, planning, executing, and documenting. Performers include musicians Mexika and Carl Stone, and dancer Sarah Swenson.
Three Blind Fates, Zac Monday, crocheted yarn, 2010. Courtesy of UCSA Open Studios.