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THURSDAY, JUNE 14
Eddo Stern: The World is Down
YOUNGPROJECTS at Pacific Design Center (West Hollywood)
Opening reception for a collection of ten works by artist Eddo Stern, the current Director of the UCLA Game Lab and an Associate Professor at UCLA’s Design Media Arts Department. The World is Down will feature a selection of Stern’s digitally rendered works from the past five years, along with three recently completed projects. The show includes a series of video game installations.
Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle
Hammer Museum (Westwood)
Drawing from her long-term autoethnographical project Kentifrica, which explores the merged histories of Kentucky and the ancestral heritage of West Africa, artist Kenyatta A. C. Hinkle will present two concerts by ethnomusicologists studying Kentifrican musical forms. Working in collaboration with performer/composer Kevin Robinson and instrument maker and musician Eugene Moon, Hinkle has created a series of instruments and original musical compositions inspired by different regions of Kentifrica. This event is presented in conjunction with Made In L.A. 2012.
Twilight at the Club
Griffith Park Golf Clubhouse (Los Feliz)
Presented by Ghettogloss, this event at the Golf Clubhouse in Griffith Park will feature food, music, cocktails, and readings by authors including Eric Layer, Jessica Garrison, and Mandy Kahn. Attendees must be in the park by 10pm to ensure admittance.
I Can See Through You
The York (Highland Park)
This monthly event, curated by Culture Reference, will feature works by artists Lisa Guerrero and Daniel Flores. The evening will include a specialty cocktail and DJ set by Israel Vines.
Darkgame (Screenshot), Eddo Stern. Courtesy of YOUNGPROJECTS.