Unlike music, sound art is the aural equivalent of cinema, painting, theater, sculpture, and literature. “Sound art” as a term was first coined in 1982. Since then artists have taken the genre in a variety of directions. Reframing the act of listening, works and performances explore the progression of sound from hearing to experience.
Our 2019 event will add greater conceptual breadth to Soundpedro by moving beyond sound to “ear orientation,” with an international call (Earmaginations) requesting silent videos that explore and synthesize ideas and images responding to aurality. It is produced, in partnership with Angels Gate Cultural Center, by FLOOD who for 10 years brought SoundWalk to Long Beach.
One of the original Pride flags flew with the colors of the rainbow, symbolizing the entire spectrum of a hopeful community while recognizing important individual aspects like: Spirit, Serenity, Art, Nature, Sunlight, Healing, Life, and Sexuality. Flags since then added other colors and changed configurations and designs – to be more representative and inclusive of more individuals and people self-identifying in different ways. Come experience an educational exhibition at City Hall celebrating the original flags and the additional variations created since…
Featuring paintings, sketches, and lithographs, Coyote Leaves the Res: The Art of Harry Fonseca focuses on the recurring figure of Coyote, a trickster, shape shifter, and storyteller capable of moving undetected between different worlds. This exhibition explores the complexity of Harry Fonseca’s (Nisenan Maidu, Hawaiian, Portuguese, 1946–2006) art within the context of a contemporary world, in which new freedoms and old biases often exist side-by-side. As both a gay man and a person of mixed heritage, Fonseca used his work…
A hands-on science experiment exploring capillary action and color mixing by making a walking water rainbow.
Let’s celebrate LGBTQ Month by constructing rainbow treats while perusing non-fiction books on the topic. For ages 12 to 19.
Billed as America’s largest design event, Dwell on Design showcases modern design materials, furniture and accessories, home technology, kitchen and bath, and garden and outdoor materials, with speakers and classes. The LA Design Festival celebrates this city’s rich design culture. Our definition of design is purposely broad to ensure that our festival is reflective of our city’s diversity and talent. Check the website for further information $20 for 1-day pass – $195 for All Access pass