Friday
Nov212014

Nov 22-Nov 25

CLOSING EVENT for CARMEN ARGOTE's My Father's Side of Home

SAT NOV 22 16 Hour Experience (7PM): Join Carmen Argote in storytelling, card readings and a prolonged collective inhabiting of the gallery after-hours. Once started, the doors will shut and participants will commit to a durational interaction as a collective and develop through a new understanding of the space, each other, and the work through the act of collective inhabiting. A chance to realize the fantasy/fear of being "locked" in the museum after closing time! Contact HRLA for more info! 

 

MON NOV 24 Decolonizing the White Box II: a panel discussion with Ricardo Abreu Bracho, Carolyn Castaño, Erin Cristovale, Amitis Motevalli. A follow up to last month's community gathering initiating conversation about structural racism in and around the art world, and exploration practices of a range of artists who inspire, make room, intervene and open up. 

 

 

TUE NOV 25 WHITE MAGIC + MATTHEW DAVID'S MINDFLIGHT + MOOMAW ∆ 8PM, 7$. Music, projection, experience.

Monday
Nov102014

NOVEMBER 15-NOVEMBER 23



SATURDAY NOVEMBER 15-SUNDAY NOVEMBER 23 - My Father's Side of Home. 

Carmen Argote shares one result of her inhabitation & investigation of Mansion Magnolia, a neoclassical style mansion in Guadalajara, Mexico that belongs to her family. Installation with a public program curated by Lorena Peña Brito (seel below). Nov 14 12-6PM; Opening reception: Sat Nov 15, 7-10PM. Closed Sunday. Gallery Hours Nov 17-22 12-7:30PM, Nov 22:16 hr sleepover.

MY HOME ELECTRICAL, curated by Lorena Peña Brito in support of My Father's Side of Home

Evening Screenings: Nov 17 - Nov 22, all screenings start at 6pm

MON NOV 17 Arturo Ripstein, LA TIA ALEJANDRA (1 hr. 27 minutes, 1979) Spanish/no subtitles. For a family with three children, the trauma begins with the arrival of the husband's elderly aunt into their home. The aunt, a women with a haunting aura and unpredictable humor, who increasingly secludes herself for extended periods of solitude within the family's home, becomes the suspect of the family's recent stream of misfortunes.

 

 

TUE NOV 18 George Melly, THE SECRET LIFE OF EDWARD JAMES (55 minutes, 1975) George Melly’s 1975 documentary charts James’ eccentric life from his early days at West Dean in West Sussex to his lifelong friendships with Salvador Dali, René Magritte and Leonora Carrington, and finally to Xilitla, his adopted home for the last forty years of his life.

 

 

 

 

 

WED NOV 19 Suprise Screening, TBD. Screening a surprise film that will connect with the content of the exhibition and elaborate on the the ideas brought about through the experience of Inhabiting Mansion Magnolias. Discussion to follow.

 

THU NOV 20  Lucia Small, MY FATHER, THE GENIUS (84 minutes, 2002) When Glen Howard Small bequeaths his daughter the task of writing his biography, she answers with a film about his precarious career and thorny private life. At 31, Small, founder of internationally acclaimed Southern California Institute of Architecture, was a rising star. At 61, he can barely pay his bills. The artist explores the tension between her father’s obligations to family and his life-long passion to “save the world" through architecture.

 

FRI NOV 21 Home movies from Mansion Magnolia, A collection of Home Movies shot by Carmen Argote while at Mansion Magnolia in Guadalajara, MX

 

 

SAT NOV 22 16 Hour Experience (7PM): Join the artist in a range of hands-on activities, storytelling, card readings and a prolonged collective inhabiting of the gallery after-hours. Once started, the doors will shut and participants will commit to a durational interaction as a collective and develop through time a new understanding of the space, each other, and the work through the act of collective inhabiting. A chance to realize the fantasy/fear of being "locked" in the museum after closing time!

 

 

 

Sunday
Nov022014

NOVEMBER 6-NOVEMBER 9

Thursday November 6 - Saturday November 8: ASA at HRLA 

Three events sponsored by The American Studies Association, The University of Southern California, and the University of California, Riverside/Queer Lab, organized by Jennifer Doyle, Josh Kun and Karen Tongson (ASA's 'Site Resources Committee').

Thursday November 6: ASA at HRLA — Dorian Wood returns to Human Resources to present a rare, intimate solo concert. Dorian will present a series of compositions that explore the emotional landscapes of body image, gender identification, sexual politics and family-related turmoil. An unamplified piano and vocal performance. $10 suggested donation for convention attendees (please bring badge); $15 for general public. Tickets available at door from 8:00pm. 9:00PM start time. 21+ (please bring ID).

 

Friday November 7: ASA at HRLA — Fun + Fury with Empty OrchestraAn evening of karaoke—or “queeraoke”— with a protest-song-meets-party-anthem bend. Sing your favorite anthems of dissent, as well as your jolliest pop jams and smokiest ballads. Expansive songbooks will be curated and provided by our resident artists and KJ’s (or “karaoke jockeys.”) Free, 21+ (please bring ID). 10PM. 

 

Saturday November 8: ASA at HRLA — #Not1More: Art, Music, and Immigration Reform in 21st Century America— a roundtable and musical performance hosted by Josh Kun and Alicia Schmidt-Camacho. This event will focus on the political and artistic work of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network and their collaborations with musicians (La Santa Cecilia, Aloe Blacc), filmmakers (Alex Rivera), visual artists, and their own house band, Los Jornaleros del Norte. The event will include a live, interactive musical performance by Los Jornaleros del Norte. Free. All ages. 8PM

 

Sunday November 9: Frank Bretschneider: Meaning and Form. The project is based on the idea of ​​a fundamentally chaotic world, as we know from mathematical or physical theories and models, and the constant attempt of man to recognize this world, and to describe, predict, control, and change it. Typical examples include mathematical finance, statistics, biostatistics, pattern recognition, or meteorology. Bretschneider is a musician, composer and video artist based in Berlin. 8PM. $15

Thursday
Oct232014

October 27-November 1

 

MONDAY OCTOBER 27: decolonizing the white box 8PM

Community forum exploring the experiences of people of color in/around the art world. Inspired by recent heavy conversation within our communities (staged largely on social media) about The Whitney BiennialMade In LA, and by the Getty's 2017 PST theme (Latin America/Los Angeles). Artists, audiences and art workers welcome. Moderated by Raquel Gutiérrez. [Facebook event page]

 

 


WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 29: Sorrow Swag  8:30PM

An emerging work on sadness. Concept/direction by Ligia Lewis; performance by Brian Getnick; music by George Lewis Jr. of Twin Shadow.

 

 

 


 

Human Resources (HRLA) is a 501c3 nonprofit, all volunteer space. Every dollar contributed helps keep this space ALIVE. Help us buy a new PA, invest in our space! 10PM-4AM! FB event page. 21 and over.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY NOV 1: Day of the Dead — Rubber O Cement, Pulsating Cyst, Suffering Luna, Bandito Overlord

 

Join us for a live taping of experimental music and video curated by Obfuscated Records in collaboration with Experimental Half-Hour. This event is curated by Adrian from Obfuscated Records; it is more Romeroesque than the traditional Day of the Dead celebration. FB event page. 8PM

Saturday
Oct182014

OCTOBER 20-OCTOBER 26


THURSDAY OCTOBER 23: Video Premiere/Book Launch Tom Dunn's Barbra Streisand Portrait Bender, Las Vegas: Fear and Loathing Returns to the Flamingo

Barbra Streisand Portrait Bender, Las Vegas: Fear and Loathing Returns to the Flamingo is a tribute to Lucy from Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream. [Facebook event page]

 

THURSDAY OCTOBER 23: (UPSTAIRS) LICENSE TO DRAW WORLD TOUR IN ONE PLACE Using your android or iphone you can make a drawing in a gallery in Yokohama, Japan. Artist UuDam Nguyen has created an App that will let you control a drawing robot from wherever you are. Join us upstairs at HR as we skype into Koganecho Bazaar in Yokohama and make a drawing! Click here for more info.

 

 


FRIDAY, SATURDAY + SUNDAY OCTOBER 24-26: Installation/Performace .NTER by GOD DOLL/Isaac Ledesma 

In this work titled ".NTER", Ledesma explores what it means to be irl. A 3D modeled universe projected in the theater transports the viewer to another dimension. The whole .NTERior of the gallery will be immersed in this world, in which the artist is its lone inhabitant. .Nter the drag queen. [Facebook event page]