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May 2018

A Dangerous Obsession: Week 3

May 26 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

♥♥♥ Sunday the 27th ♥♥♥ Activities occur simultaneously in both spaces BWEPS and HRLA; and will be broadcast by livestream (we will share the link on social media).   We would present more interventions by artists at BWEPS shrunken house after our successful Kickstarter campaign to build a shrink ray. So far, we already are showing artworks by Jorge Satorre, Torie Zalben, Steven Perilloux, John Bartle and David Gilbert and this sunday you will find works by Yelena Zhelezov, Pedro…

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Fiesta NAFTAlgia

May 25 9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Reggaeton, Performance Art, Magic, Dr. Simi, Cheap Drinks, and more... gratis 🙂 Music selections by: DJ Guapis (CDMX) Baile, Liberacion, Resistencia (Mexicali) DJ Telcel (Michocan) Performances by: Gabriela Ruiz (LA) Andrew Roberts (TJ) Food by: Nehemias de Leon (LA) &  Biquini Wax (CDMX)   part of "A Dangerous Obsession" organized by Biquini Wax

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A Dangerous Obsession: Week 2 Programming

May 20 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Activities occur simultaneously in both spaces BWEPS and HRLA; and will be broadcast by livestream (we will share the link on social media).   Human Resources, BWEPS Originals and The Transnational Temple of Subcritical Studies are glad to present their 3rd season: ▬ A Dangerous Obsession ▬ A THRILLER OF PLASTIC MOMENTS A transnational collective impulse of arts and literatures that takes place in Mexico City (Biquini Wax EPS) and Los Angeles (Human Resources). During three weekends in May, writers…

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Terry Riley’s In C performed by David Harrow

May 18 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

1964: The year that Terry Riley first performed In C, the piece that laid the foundations for the entire minimalist movement, is also the year of my birth. Turning full cycle to the present, a time when contemporary synthesis has brought the principle of variation through repetition to our fingertips, reaching for the sublime through sonic immersion is needed more now than ever. The compositional quality of In C shines through the use of the new media, in fact the…

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Angels in America • Odwalla1221 • Pinko Scum Joke • Negashi Armada

May 17 9:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

ANGELS IN AMERICA (NYC) ODWALLA 1221 PINKO SCUM JOKE NEGASHI ARMADA doors at nine / sound at ten / donate ten from New York City… ANGELS IN AMERICA (aka Miami Angels, Angels USA, etc.) "Underground" is a know-it-when-you-hear-it place. And to take us there, the instrumental and vocal duo Angels in America adhere to no one form or norm. Attention gripping and hypnotically haunting, their soft singings and noisy sonics plum a number of depths with whatever delivers the dreamstate:…

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A Dangerous Obsessions: Week 1 programing

May 11 8:00 pm - May 13 8:00 pm

Activities occur simultaneously in both spaces BWEPS and HRLA; and will be broadcast by livestream. Human Resources, BWEPS Originals and The Transnational Temple of Subcritical Studies present their 3rd season: ▬ A Dangerous Obsession ▬ A THRILLER OF PLASTIC MOMENTS A transnational collective impulse of arts and literatures that takes place in Mexico City (Biquini Wax EPS) and Los Angeles (Human Resources). During three weekends in May, writers and artists based here (USA) or based there (MX) will explore the…

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Biquini Wax: A Dangerous Obsession

May 11 6:00 pm - May 27 7:00 pm

A Dangerous Obsession (A thriller of plastic moments) May 11th-28th Organized by Biquini Wax EPS A Dangerous Obsession (A thriller of plastic moments)   Exhibition Dates: May 11th-28th Opening Reception: Friday, May 11th, 7-10pm Exhibition is open on Saturdays and Sundays, 12-8pm, and by appointment. Organized by Biquini Wax EPS   During three weekends in May, writers and artists based here (USA) or based there (MX) will explore the marshy lands of NAFTAlgia in search of the mythical trade deficit. A Dangerous Obsession alludes…

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Keijaun Thomas: I Knew That Was You

May 7 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

In a special iteration, Keijaun Thomas will present two sections from her current project, My Last American Dollar: Round 1. Tricking and Flipping Coins: Making Dollars Hit and Round 2. Black Angels in the Infield: Dripping Faggot Sweat. I am thinking about resistance. How do we resist temptation, how do we slow down, how do we play, how do we survive? How do we hold space for each other, how do you carry the multiplicities of being young, gifted and black. "It…

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CARRIAGE: Matty Davis & Ben Gould

May 6 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

CARRIAGE by Matty Davis and Ben Gould   Sunday, May 6, 2018 7:00PM–9:00PM (performance begins promptly at 7:15PM) Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 FREE   Carriage is a site-responsive performance created by Matty Davis and Ben Gould that radically explores control and empathy, motored in part by the raw energy of Gould’s Tourette Syndrome. This performance is informed by evolving senses of the body—injury, trauma, healing, and growth—and offers a unique opportunity to create a…

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Nuestra América Poetry Reading

May 5 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

“Nuestra América” celebrates the unique voices and styles of writers and poets who live in Southern California. The title of the poetry reading refers to José Martí’s seminal essay, which was first published in 1891 in La Revista Ilustrada de Nueva York (New York) and then in El Partido Liberal (Mexico City). In his essay, Martí highlights the independent spirit of the people of the Americas. Please join us and experience the distinct performances of Tristan Douglas Acker, Alex Avila,…

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Sherry Valence

May 3 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

HRLA and The Institute of Ceramics and Alliance will host music by Sherry Valence.  Sherry Valence is an Indie Pop band formed in 2016. The band consists of vocalist Danielle Zamora, guitarist Ryan Massie, guitarist Jess Kelly, bassist Sean Kelly, and drummer Joseph Gallegos. Sherry Valence is a Los Angeles band and they released their first EP, Call Your Dogs, on January 27, 2018.

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April 2018

The Institute of Ceramics and Alliance

April 28 - May 5
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Anna Delgado and Brenda Starks are Southern California ceramic artists whose art examines identity and place. Though their works differ formally, they have overlapping themes that explore heritage, transitional spaces, and the trajectory of clay as an art medium. Together, the artists have dug clay from Los Angeles county to use for their new show, “The Institute of Ceramics and Alliance.” Visitors will be invited to interact with the clay in different ways. On the day of the opening, Anna…

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Christine Tavolacci and Ted Byrnes perform John Cage’s Ryoanji

April 22 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

TWO PERFORMANCES - 8pm and 9:30pm Doors at 7pm $15 Suggested Donation On the surface, a comparison might be hazarded between John Cage’s mid-eighties composition Ryoanji and the untitled work at the center of “Cosm, Organization-Construction, Second Instance,” the debut Los Angeles exhibition of Bay Area artist Anja Weiser Flower. Indeed, both works share an interest in surfaces and their relationship to time. In Cage’s case, this arises through the musical transposition, via a graphic score, of the paths traced…

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Sol Variations – A New Sound Installation by Richard Chartier

April 21 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

VOLUME and Human Resources are pleased to present Sol Variations, a new sound installation by Richard Chartier as part of “Cosm, Organization-Construction, Second Instance,” an exhibition of new work by Anja Weiser Flower. Chartier’s work under his own name has been widely celebrated for his groundbreaking explorations of the spatial nature of sound, silence, focus, perception, and the act of listening itself. This four-channel installation, which will be presented publicly for the first time at this event, will be experienced…

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Stephanie Cheng Smith

April 18 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Doors at 7pm, performance at 8pm Installation viewable during gallery hours, April 18 - 22, 12pm - 6pm VOLUME and Human Resources are pleased to announce an interactive multi-channel sound installation by Stephanie Cheng Smith. This will be a part of “Cosm, Organization-Construction, Second Instance,” our exhibition of new work by Anja Weiser Flower. Smith will present a live performance within her installation Wednesday evening, the 18th, starting at 8pm. Using light sensors trained on the angled beam illuminating Flower’s…

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Nicholas Deyoe and Matt Barbier

April 14 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

TWO SETS - 8pm and 9:30pm Doors at 7pm $5-15 Sliding Scale VOLUME and Human Resources are pleased to present a performance by guitarist Nicholas Deyoe and trombonist Matt Barbier, as part of “Cosm, Organization-Construction, Second Instance,” an exhibition of new work by Anja Weiser Flower. Combining both improvisation and multi-channel electronics, both Deyoe and Barbier will work with large pedal setups to create rich textures of feedback loops and other processed material, dynamically relayed through multiple amplifiers spread throughout…

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Pauline Gloss: Lullabies for the Psychotic and Other Recent Work

April 13 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Literary sound-artist Pauline Gloss will present an evening of new and recent work in the text-sound / sound-poetry tradition. She will perform a new piece for electronics and spoken voice, conduct a participatory language game, and present her new cycle for solo voice, “Lullabies for the Psychotic.”  Pauline’s current body of work is concerned with how the smallest bits of language— in both their sonic and meaning-making dimensions— can, through repetition, variation, and syntactical rewiring, create temporary sonic and semantic…

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Elsa Trash, Igor Amokian, Zzyzxzyzz, and O.C.D.

April 12 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

VOLUME and Human Resources are pleased to present performances by Elsa Trash, Igor Amokian, Zzyzxzyzz, and O.C.D. as part of “Cosm, Organization-Construction, Second Instance,” an exhibition of new work by Anja Weiser Flower. Building on themes of spatial orientation and spatial concentration, this evening will feature harsh and immersive four-channel soundscapes by three notable emerging experimental artists. Elsa Trash makes noise from a range of sources, including photographs and cosmic microwave background radiation data. Igor Amokian has been active as…

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Beer/Sound Bath with Odeya Nini + Solarc Brewing

April 11 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This event will combine the cosmic energies of Odeya Nini's Vocal Sound Bath vibrations with Solarc Brewing's experimental beer libations.  You will have the opportunity to experience a unique dynamic system creating a whole greater than the sum of it's parts as the yin and yang of inebriating potions and sound healing meditation mixes under the umbrella of creative art in chinatown. Doors and Bar will open at 6:30 pm  Voice Bath takes place between 8 pm - 9 pm…

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Vicki Ray

April 7 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

VOLUME and Human Resources are pleased to present a performance by pianist, improviser, and composer Vicki Ray as part of “Cosm, Organism-Construction, Second Instance,” an exhibition of new work by Anja Weiser Flower. This occasion will present a rare opportunity to experience an extended, improvised sound world by one of the foremost artists working with prepared piano and the modern and contemporary repertoire. Building on the themes of the music of the spheres, astrophysics, and aleatoricism present in Flower’s work,…

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Queens of the Night

April 6 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Queens Of The Night: Xina Xurner Album Release Friday, April 6, 2018, 8-11 PM Join us for a night of experimental music and performance celebrating the release of Queens of the Night, the new album by Xina Xurner. Featuring performances by Xina Xurner (with guests San Cha, Sarah Gail, and White Boy Scream), Trap Girl,  and The Uhuruverse, with a late night DJ set by La Disco Es Qultura. Presented by Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design…

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COSM, ORGANIZATION-CONSTRUCTION, SECOND INSTANCE: ANJA WEISER FLOWER

April 5 - April 22

  VOLUME and Human Resources are pleased to announce “Cosm, Organization-Construction, Second Instance,” an exhibition of new work by Bay Area artist Anja Weiser Flower, curated by VOLUME member Jared Baxter. The main exhibition space of Human Resources, formerly a movie theater, will be completely darkened, with Flower’s work, a new iteration of an ongoing project, illuminated by a single hanging light. Presented in its “first instance” at Odium Fati in San Francisco in 2016, the work asserts a receding…

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Alan Nakagawa: Peace Resonance & Conical Sound

April 4

WORLD PREMIER of PEACE RESONANCE; HIROSHIMA/ WENDOVER and CONICAL SOUND; ANTONI GAUDI/ SIMON RODIA 3 showings on April 4th, at 12:00 PM, 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM free event Description; Two vibratory sound works and screening of two video documentary shorts Tactile sound experience; the soundscapes are composed for amplification into an interior space utilizing a three-speaker configuration at mid-high to high volume. Audience members are given a pair of ear plugs and a balloon. The ear plugs help the audience…

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Deslave Presents: VIDEOHOUSE 3

April 1 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

VIDEOHOUSE is a program of video projections organized by Deslave, a space for the art exhibition located in Tijuana. We're please to invite you to VIDEOHOUSE 3: "Because a great franchise always starts with a trilogy", a sample of works that will be carried out in three spaces; Biquini Wax EPS (Mexico City), Deslave (Tijuana) and Human Resources (Los Angeles). The second screening, to be held at Human Resources, consists of the work of Weston Lyon Meike Redeker Alisson Schmitt…

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March 2018

Chris Duncan: 12 SYMBOLS

March 23 - March 31

12 SYMBOLS, composed by Chris Duncan, is an immersive sound performance and exhibition that metaphorically implicates the energy and patterns of the sun, moon, and the phenomenon of the eclipse to ponder our relationship to the passing of time. Cymbals become Symbols as 12 percussionists engage light, movement, and sound. The physical stage set by the initial performance of 12 SYMBOLS moves through phases throughout the course of the exhibition, welcoming a host of artists from Northern and Southern California…

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While I was also listening to …

March 22 8:00 pm

image: David Horvitz, Ocean Sounds (2017) While I was also listening to Krysten, LeRoy, Julien, Jennie, Félicia, David, Yann, Luke, Sarah... La Criée, in partnership with Human Resources LA, invites seven artists to expand the notion of narrative and improvisation. Performing narrative, deconstructing storytelling; this session of While I was also listening to ... challenges the traditional approach to narration, opening up the horizon of what narrative is or how a story can be told. A choreographed narration responding to a set…

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Alice cunt presents, ¿¡Not another shit show?!

March 15 5:00 pm - March 16 11:00 pm

Alice cunt presents, ¿¡Not another shit show?! A two day event featuring performative/ visual arts and an open market place for artist who want to show or sell shit. Day one will start whenever we wake up, probably later after noon or something and end whenever were tired, sometime later in the evening or whatever. Performances will be a mix of improv and open mic style format with the possibility of scheduled acts tba. Artists are invited to bring a…

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Tongue: Anenon, Sam Gendal, Andrew Gura

March 13 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Sweet

March 12 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

An evening of music videos premieres from Eddington Again and Tolliver with live performances by Eddington Again Tolliver Hunger City DJ Bae Bae Special guest TBA   Eddington Again Eddington Again describes themselves as "African American Indigo excellence here to transcend the mundane". Their lyrics speaks on adventures in the East Hollywood/Downtown LA community, navigating as a queer black being in society and the metaphysical aspects of existing. As versatile as they are forward their sonic style ranges from classic…

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$3.33 / Dan Joseph / Hakim Muhammad

March 10 7:00 pm
Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

$3.33 Dan Joseph Hakim Muhammad Saturday March 10, 7 PM Free / All Ages Organized in conjunction with the Charlemagne Palestine exhibition at 356 Mission Made possible with the help of a grant from Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts Dan Joseph is a composer, curator and writer based in New York City. He began his career as a drummer in the vibrant punk scene of his native Washington, DC. During the late 1980s, he was active in the experimental tape…

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ROOTED LOVE: AN EVENING OF MUSIC, MEDITATION, VISUAL MEDIA AND PERFORMANCE ART

March 9 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Shoes off, please. Limited Seating. PARTICIPATING ARTISTS: Kyoko - Jinjabrew (https://www.kyokotakenaka.com/) Joyce S. Ha (http://joyceha.com/) Diana Daeun Choung (http://dianachoung.com/) Robben Muñoz(http://www.robbenmunoz.com/) Rosalee Bernabe (http://rosaleebernabe.com/) Charlotte Nguyen (https://www.charlotte-nguyen.com/) Jenevieve Ting(https://www.tingroll.space/) Olufemi O. Taiwo Travis Walker (https://soundcloud.com/iamtraviswalker/) XANA (http://www.xa-na.com/) ​$8 Earlybird $10 DOOR DOORS / EXHIBITION 7PM PERFORMANCE BEGINS AT 7:30 PM Tickets: ​https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rooted-love-an-evening-of-music-visual-performance-art-tickets-42516050652 Info: https://www.kyokotakenaka.com/shows ​

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SISTER SPIT TOUR 2018: QTPOC Cruising the West

March 4 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SISTER SPIT TOUR 2018: QTPOC Cruising the West 🌙An evening of provocation, feelings, analysis, astrology & shade🌙 Sunday, March 4th 7pm SLIDING SCALE $15-$20 NOTAFLOF @ Human Resources Gallery 410 Cottage Home St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 ************************************************* Featuring... very special guest Michelle Tea ************************************************* In 2018 Sister Spit celebrates its 21st year on the road with stops in California, Arizona and New Mexico from March 2 - March 15, featuring 7 EXCEPTIONAL artists shaping the culture as we know it…

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February 2018
$10

PRICE — Where Do You Wanna Go Today (Variations)

February 24 7:30 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Performance: 8 pm sharp $10 suggested donation PRICE is a hybrid fictional character born from the sea of information, who explores the emotional disorientation of a generation having grown up with mass culture, neoliberalism and the omnipresence of the internet. By probing the mechanisms of pop, PRICE’s musical stories evoke instability, fear, and romantic disillusion. Where Do You Wanna Go Today reinvents itself from clubs to art galleries, using these diverse contexts to affirm the frustration and solitude of a…

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Touch Presents…

February 23 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The release of Yann Novak’s new album The Future is a Forward Escape into the Past, Touch presents an evening of performances curated by Mike Harding and Novak. The night will consist of short pieces by a wide range of artists with connections to either Touch or Novak. February 23, 2018 Doors 7:30pm / Show 8:00pm Artists: Jasmin Blasco Robert Crouch Garek Druss Jake Muir Yann Novak Zachary Paul Geneva Skeen Byron Westbrook Bios: Jasmin Blasco (b.1981) is a multi-disciplinary artist who approaches time-based media as the site…

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Meet the Candidate: Kristina Wong for Something or Other

February 22 7:00 pm

Kristina Wong is a performance artist, comedian, and hopefully with your vote, a future disgraced Politician. After touring the world with original stage and guerrilla performance, Kristina realized her artful spectacles could no longer compete with the shock of real life. Therefore, Kristina has decided to move her performances onto the public stage and run for political office before 2030 or when the country implodes (whichever comes first). But first she needs a public think tank, a slogan, and people…

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Isaura Presents:

February 18 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Isaura String Quartet presents an evening of new music (plus a couple premieres!) at Human Resources. Joined by guest violist Rachel Iba, ISQ will perform works by: Amy Golden Ulrich Krieger (new work) Nicole Lizée Caroline Shaw Scott Worthington (new work) Isaura String Quartet The Isaura String Quartet is a LA-based ensemble dedicated to the promotion of contemporary chamber music through live performance, workshops, and collaborative projects with composers and interdisciplinary artists. ISQ has worked with composers including David T.…

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Music by Tashi Wada

February 17 8:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Music by Tashi Wada, performed by Charles Curtis, Dafne Vicente-Sandoval, Tashi Wada and Julia Holter This program collects three long-form works by composer Tashi Wada that explore diverging aspects of tuning and tonality. Valence (2016), written for cellist Charles Curtis, isolates and reharmonizes the natural overtones of a single string, destabilizing and fusing tone and timbre through a delicate alchemy. Witness (2017), written for bassoonist Dafne Vicente-Sandoval, draws out the relationship between an array of scales and tetrachords (four-note segments…

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New Performances

February 12 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

an evening of short performances by von curtis Nikki Darling Bryatt Bryant Guan Rong 8pm free event with donations for the artists welcome

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we tbd

February 11 - March 4

To begin, a structure made of scaffolding and wood that reorganizes and reshapes the internal space of Human Resources. In the course of this reshaping, we hold an exhibition that serves to model dynamic notions of connection, difference, and community, and to reflect the conscious self-creating of a group process. Inspired by notions of empathy and intersubjectivity in the Netflix original series (now cancelled) Sense8, a cluster was created by Olga Koumoundouros: John Booortle, von curtis, Alexander Kroll, Francesca Lalanne, Kristy…

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January 2018

Moontone

January 31 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

An evening of performance, video, and a send off to Mickey Negrón who has been with us from Puerto Rico, participating in several PSTLALA events. Video and performance by Sarah Johnson, Liz Miller-Kovacs, Mickey Negrón, Yunuen Rhi and Austyn Rich. Doors at 7:00 performances at 8:00. BIOS: Austyn Rich Austyn began his dance training at Pebblebrook High School's Cobb County Center of Excellence for the Performing Arts in Mabelton, Ga. Austyn studied dance and acting at Pebblebrook High School and was one of…

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Not All There

January 16 - January 28
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

An unconventional group show that revolves around works of art by local and international artists who use humor to explore serious social and political issues. That said, none of the artworks will be present. Participating artists include: Anna Ayeroff, Amitis Motevalli, Arden Surdam, Claire Titelman, Emmy Bright, Eva Medin, Hazel Haendel, Kristina Wong, Marisa Williamson, mothertongues (Meital Yaniv & Kim Ye), Olivia Mole, Roxy Farhat & Zhala, Samantha Roth and Sarah Johnson. The exhibition exists in the form of a…

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Encounter #43 | Pacific Standard Time Festival: Live Art LA/LA

January 14 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Human Resources and Pacific Standard Time Festival: Live Art LA/LA present ENCOUNTER #43 410 Cottage Home St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Sunday, January 14 4-7pm (followed by a communal meal) Interdisciplinary artists from Los Angeles are joined by international guests to engage in a practice called Encounter, organized by Peruvian American artist Mariel Carranza. Encounters are durational, improvised, action/time/space-based performances inhabiting private studios, art venues, and public spaces across the city. For this festival, Los Angeles artists will be joined…

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Future Ladies of Wrestling “Match of the Multiverse”

January 13 8:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Back by popular demand, Los Angeles' Human Resources welcomes the most talked about wrestling show in the multiverse: Telefantasy Enterprise's FUTURE LADIES OF WRESTLING! Future Ladies of Wrestling AKA F.L.O.W. is a no holds barred multimedia wrestling extravaganza in which the wildest interspecies wrestlers battle for the title of Ultimate Multiversal Warrior! Get your juices F.L.O.W.ing as you step into the ring with an all-star live wrestling show featuring F.L.O.W fan favorites: CANDY PAIN! CHEMTRAILS! LISA 5000! DIVA COLADA! VALIBU…

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New Performances

January 12 7:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

An evening of short performance by: Erica Magrey Amanda-Faye Jimenez Abigail Levine & Corey Fogel Pasadena House Wives Erica Magrey is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist working with video, performance, music, costume, sculpture, photography, and set design. Her work playfully examines the embodiment of personas in order to inhabit familiar and foreign, human and non-human characters, performing an investigative relationship with them. Once conjured, the persona's fit may be surprising: like a deja vu glove, a seamless transition; or, bulkily, somewhere…

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Heal Her

January 3 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

#HealHer is a global action by women who are coming together to break the silence on violence. Meeting in circles around the world, we create rituals dedicated to storytelling, consciousness-raising, empathetic listening, and collective healing. 2017 shifted the narrative on sexual violence. As we enter 2018, join artists, healers, performers, and activists in holding a space where survivors can speak for themselves and commit to the mutual journey of healing. * Bring a flower or offering for the ceremony. Each attendee…

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December 2017

NO Earthlings Allowed

December 24, 2017 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

THIS IS AN ART EXTRAVAGANZA!! SNATCHPOWER is celebrating the release of two projects: "The Brightest Oddest Strangest Star U Ever Did Saw Up Close And Afar From Planet Earth To Mars And Beyond!" is the debut album by The Uhuruverse, produced by NVSBL GVNG, which features "TWILIGHT ZONE" featuring Jupiter Black, "BAFWB", "OBEY", AND MANY MANY MORE! "Unthinkable Acts" is the latest short story collection by SondriaWRITES, it features "FIGHT IN HEELS", the story behind the motion picture FIGHT in…

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Alex Black, TMO, Samuel White

December 20, 2017 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

An evening of music and performance celebrating the release of Alex Black’s Baby EP and TMO’s RELEASE DELUXE LP. The night will feature sets by both artists and a special appearance by Samuel White as Manuela. Alex Black makes pop music in his bedroom and performs once a year. Tyler Matthew Oyer, called an “interdisciplinary gospel immortalist” by Kembra Pfahler of the Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black, is an artist, writer, organizer, and educator based in Los Angeles.  Samuel White plays with failure and wishes everyone…

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Flawless Sabrina Tribute

December 18, 2017 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Facebook RSVP Free Frank Simon, The Queen, 35mm, 68min., 1968 Courtesy of www.thequeen1968firstlegaldvd.com  On November 18th, we lost one of the greats - Jack Doroshow / Flawless Sabrina was a fierce role model and pioneer of performance and queer cultures with a legacy that spans 7 decades of advocacy, activism and drag. In 1967 she staged a drag pageant that was documented by director Frank Simon. We will screen the resulting feature, The Queen - which is the first feature-length documentary…

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November 2017

A.K. Burns: A Smeary Spot

November 28, 2017 8:00 am - December 17, 2017 5:00 pm

Opening Reception November 28, 6-10pm On view November 28 - December 17 Gallery Hours Wednesday - Sunday, 12-6pm   Video installation curated by Clara López Menéndez ...it was ambiguous, two-faced. What was inside it and what was outside it depended upon which side of it you were on. —Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed From November 28 through December 17, Human Resources LA is excited to present, for the first time in California, A.K. Burns’ video installation A Smeary Spot…

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Gap Girls / Miss Rayon / Lunch Lady / Crystales

November 18, 2017 8:00 pm
Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Performances by: Gap Girls (Member of Surf Curse) Miss Rayon (PDX- Former The Gossip, Summer Cannibals) Lunch Lady Crystales

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It was quite a fiction

November 17, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday, November 10th 7-10pm and Friday, November 17th 7-10pm (2-day event)  Participants: Carmen Argote, Harry Dodge, Mariah Garnett, Jennifer Moon, Elliot Reed, and Kandis Williams with a screening of works by Ismail Bahri and Mounira Al Solh Organized by Suzy Halajian and Clara López Menéndez It was quite a fiction brings together artists and practitioners to participate in a two-day proposition that involves conversations and material practices. We find ourselves constantly thinking about the disconnect between our daily experience and…

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A Benefit Party for Human Resources Los Angeles

November 12, 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ghebaly Gallery, 2245 E Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90021 United States

Hosted by Zackary Drucker, Kibum Kim, Eve Fowler, Mara McCarthy, Jackie Tarquino, and Francois Ghebaly, with Committee Co-Chairs Holly Stanton and Andrew Greene Cocktails and Hor D'Ouvres - Full Moon Pickles, Fort Point Beer, Kikori Whiskey Performances by Anenon and LA Fog Human Resources is raising money for it's 2018-2020 schedule of programming, and would like to invite you to attend our Art Auction Viewing Party! Please come to eat, drink, be entertained, learn about the history of Human Resources,…

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It was quite a fiction

November 10, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday, November 10th 7-10pm and Friday, November 17th 7-10pm (2-day event)  Participants: Carmen Argote, Harry Dodge, Mariah Garnett, Jennifer Moon, Elliot Reed, and Kandis Williams with a screening of works by Ismail Bahri and Mounira Al Solh Organized by Suzy Halajian and Clara López Menéndez It was quite a fiction brings together artists and practitioners to participate in a two-day proposition that involves conversations and material practices. We find ourselves constantly thinking about the disconnect between our daily experience and…

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Por que somos e não somos tropicalistas: Moving image from Recife, Brazil

November 8, 2017 - November 19, 2017
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Opening Wednesday November 8th, 7-9pm On View November 9th-19th, Weds-Sun 12-6pm Because we are and we aren't tropicalists presents recent moving image works by artists and filmmakers from Recife, Pernambuco, a city in the north-east of Brazil that is renowned for its film and art scenes. The works depict Recife and the surrounding Pernambucan interior to engage the material realities of its beaches, squares, churches, parks, tropical urban forests, and bridges and canals, as well as the sertão (the arid…

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October 2017

410 Cottage Home St

October 31, 2017 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Installation by Jeff (Zilla) performances by FUPU + Sin Quince 8pm

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drivers, impulsers

October 21, 2017 - October 29, 2017

"the boundaries of a living body are open and indeterminate; more like membranes than boundaries..." ... show me a person with both feet firmly on the ground, and i'll show you someone who can't take off their pants. opening reception: saturday oct 21 7-10pm on view through oct 29 gallery hours: Tuesday - Sunday 12-6pm drivers, impulsers is softly oriented towards the idea that "sex" or "love" (whatever that is) is always, inherently, beyond behavior, out of cognition, out of…

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Book Launch — PLAYING MONSTER :: SEICHE by Diana Arterian

October 20, 2017 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=46&v=-IenSDOcfoM Come celebrate Diana Arterian's first full-length poetry collection PLAYING MONSTER :: SEICHE (1913 Press) on Friday, October 20 @ 8PM. Stellar lineup of readers/performers/participants includes: DIANA ARTERIAN DANA JOHNSON JACK SJOGREN EMILY LACY DJ EDIE SOO_N FOOD There will be reading and singing and music and dancing and booze and delicious food. Above all, there will be fun and book birth celebration. All are welcome!

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MERCE (Maria Chavez/Shelley Burgon), Lucas Gorham

October 12, 2017 7:00 pm

MERCE is a duo comprised of harpist/electronic musician Shelley Burgon and turntablist Maria Chavez. Tracing it’s roots to the artists’ time in residence with the Merce Cunningham Dance company, this project finds Maria and Shelley performing improvised pieces that employ loops and live processing. MERCE has performed at Issue Project Room, MoMA PS1 and the Stone in New York City. This will be the duos’ first performance in Los Angeles. Maria Chavez is an avant-turntablist whose work has been known…

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Andrew Norman Wilson – Pretense

October 6, 2017 - October 20, 2017
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Opening: Friday October 6 from 6-9 pm On view: October 6-20 Wednesday-Sunday from 12-6 pm Inquiries and Appointments: awilso7@saic.edu Through the use of puppets both computer-generated and hand-made, the recent work of Andrew Norman Wilson stages inescapable narrative scenarios in which rational thought becomes contradictory and human exceptionalism unravels. Drawn from the popular imagination, the videos’ anthropomorphized characters mimic our emotions and behavior while exploiting the illusory and uncertain qualities of puppetry. In the words of the artist, “Being a person means…

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September 2017

MATA PRESENTS – Still Keep Moving

September 29, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Gallery open Fri-Sun 10am - 10pm Closing reception Sunday 10/1 11am—6pm Still Keep Moving is a 3-day performance considering and examining the structures of grief that one builds for protection immediately after a loss or trauma and how those structures are torn down and rebuilt as they are processed and lived with. How in reworking the same materials the structures holding us release us. Using basic materials to create crude structures representing different stages of grief, we aim to open…

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Moon Flowers don’t need invitations: They require a particular part of night

September 24, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SCREENING OF WORKS BY Morehshin Allahyari micha cárdenas & Frances Lee Michelle Dizon Guiyoung Hwang Bhanu Kapil Rashayla Marie Brown READINGS & PERFORMANCES BY Dan Bustillo Nasrin Himada Iris Yirei Hu Candice Lin “Moon Flowers don’t need invitations: They require a particular part of night” is contemptorary’s first IRL event and fundraiser. The intent of the fundraiser is to feature the artists that contemptorary has been most excited about, and to raise funds for our next two issues. All of the funds…

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Marco Kane Braunschweiler – MONKEY

September 20, 2017 - September 24, 2017

On view: September 20-24
 Hours: 12-6pm or by appointment, contact MonkeyatHR@gmail.com Closing event: Sunday, September 24, 12-4pm MONKEY is a docufantasy, told through shadows, about two people growing close, and two people falling apart. You could say it’s an epic, a buddy movie, a family drama, or, indubitably, a downright freakfest. It takes place in Los Angeles on Christmas day, and the narrative is from the pages of Ulysses. The project at Human Resources is an exhibition of the first…

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FUTURE LADIES OF WRESTLING

September 15, 2017 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

F.L.O.W. is the no holds barred television extravaganza in which the wildest interspecies wrestlers battle for the title of Ultimate Multiversal Warrior!

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Free

5 x 5 by Pauline Lay

September 2, 2017 9:30 pm

a composition for 25 synthesizers by Pauline Lay Saturday, 9/2 at 9:30pm 5 x 5 is an arrangement for 25 unique players, comfortable with their synthesizer of choice (and personal settings) to explore distinct stages of reception/transmission. 1 Unreadable 2 Readable now and then 3 Readable but with difficulty 4 Readable 5 Perfectly readable opening performance by Peter Kolovos free thank you to Aaron Olson, Ang Wilson, Brian Griffith, Chelsea Rector, Cindy Sukrattanawong, Elaine Carey, Eric Shevrin, Gawby Weinstein, Geneva…

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August 2017
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3 Sonic Performances: Lev Abramov / Jeremy Young / Kern Haug

August 28, 2017 8:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Join us at Human Resources for a night of music-related performances beginning promptly at 8pm: Lev Abramov's ENERGY TRANSFER is an action performance in two parts. Jeremy Young (Montréal) is an American sonic artist, improviser and creative strategist living and working in Montréal, Canada. His creative work includes instrumental and electroacoustic composition for recording and live performance, reel-to-reel tape collage, sound-poetry and audio-visual scoring. Kern Haug sings songs of assholes, guilt, time management, and aesthetic sensation. A guitar ensemble accompanies…

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Supercaliforniagilisticexpialibodcious

August 26, 2017 - September 10, 2017

opening on 8/26 from 7:00 - 10:00pm wednesday-sunday, 12-6pm an exhibition of mostly large paintings, displayed salon style Asher Hartman Ben White Christine Wang Devon Tsuno Guan Rong Iris Yirei Hu Jemima Wyman John Bertel Katie Herzog (with Andrew Choate) Kristin Calabrese Sarita Dougherty Trulee Hall

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FREE

Dirty Vestiges – Simone Aughterlony & Michael Günzburger

August 17, 2017 - August 18, 2017
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 8.00 PM Friday, August 18, 2017 @ 8.00 PM Please note: Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. NO RSVP needed. Concept and Performance: Simone Aughterlony & Michael Günzburger This performance contains nudity, Viewer discretion advised In this dirty art-making practice Simone and Michael invite a collection of commonly understood domestic forms of dirt to confederate and co-perform on a high gloss reflective surface. With dust, hair, fat, blood, ash, pigment and…

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60 Minutes towards being here – Frank Willens

August 15, 2017 - August 16, 2017
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 @ 8.00 PM Wednesday, August 16, 2017 @ 8.00 PM Please note: Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. NO RSVP needed. Created and performed by Frank Willens. Guest musician: Klaus Janek … or this is probably going to be a downer, or in lieu of addressing insurmountable graver circumstances, or best to keep on believing, or giddy-up, cowboy, or too old to be new, or some more rituals from the discarded catalogue…the…

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On Truth and Lie in an Extra-Moral Sense – Frank Willens and Peter Stamer

August 11, 2017 - August 12, 2017
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 8:00 PM Saturday, August 12, 2017 @ 5:30 PM Please note: Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. NO RSVP needed. Conceived, directed, set and staged by Peter Stamer Performed by Frank Willens Text by Friedrich Nietzsche Abridged and re-translated from German into English by Peter Stamer & Frank Willens Posthumous fragments: In some remote corner of the universe that is poured out in countless flickering solar systems, there once was a…

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Tino Sehgal (Untitled)(2000) – danced by Frank Willens

August 10, 2017 8:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 8:00pm Please note: Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. NO RSVP needed. Concept: Tino Sehgal Danced by: Frank Willens This presentation contains nudity, Viewer discretion advised How can a society learn from choreographers? (Untitled) (2000) depicts an image of a world where dance and choreography can inspire a society. Originally conceived for stage and danced by Tino Sehgal himself, the solo remains in the cultural memory as a “museum of dance.” The…

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Encounter #37

August 6, 2017 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Since July 2012, a group of Los Angeles performance artists (and international guests passing through town) have met regularly to engage in a practice called Encounter, organized by Peruvian American performance artist Mariel Carranza. Encounter is a space where we encounter each other, ourselves, and the space itself. We perform with and for one another within given conditions. There is no preparation, no agenda (and generally, no “audience”). Things unfold on their own. We agree that there will be no…

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Sarah Gail – Straight Chillin

August 4, 2017

Dear World, I am Sarah Gail. I have arrived and I mean business. My heart overflows with love for humanity and the beauties of this world. This love is so precious, so deep, so strong that I invite you to get lost in my vision for the world. A world that can be transformed and ascend through art, through dance, through revelry and through love. Open yourself up to my love. Love, Sarah Gail Performances by: Donna J Cam Cameron…

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Looking at Performance: Guts, Lust and Kinks

August 3, 2017 7:30 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

A screening and discussion of the work of Johanna Went and Michael Turinsky, with Doran George, Johanna Went, Christine Wertheim, and Mark Wheaton. In celebration of X-TRA’s summer issue, a discussion and screening about looking at performance through the work of Johanna Went and Michael Turinsky. Join us for this special program with the artist Johanna Went, her collaborator Mark Wheaton, and issue contributors Christine Wertheim and Doran George. Both Wertheim and George take up positions of enamored spectatorship, presenting…

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July 2017

Samuel R. Delany Book Club: Session I

July 22, 2017 2:00 pm
Pho 87, 1019 N Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Would you like to read and discuss the work of polymathic and prolific genius Samuel R. Delany in an informal book club setting? This summer Human Resources Los Angeles is hosting up a free book club. Our first meeting will be at Pho 87 in Chinatown , next door to HRLA gallery. Anyone interested in reading about race, speculation, sex, post-structuralism, memoir, fantasy, S&M, feminism, writing, queerness, class, slave rebellion, science fiction, myth, and/or fabulation is welcome to join. Our…

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Tyler Matthew Oyer – Conquest of the Universe or When Queens Collide

July 15, 2017 - July 30, 2017
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

opening reception July 15, 6-10PM gallery hours Wednesday - Sunday, 12-6PM Conquest of the Universe or When Queens Collide is the premiere feature film by Los Angeles-based artist Tyler Matthew Oyer. Originally a stage production by Charles Ludlam’s Ridiculous Theatrical Company from 1967, Conquest marks the first adaptation of Ludlam’s plays into moving image. The narrative, which is based off Christopher Marlowe’s play Tamburlaine the Great, is interwoven with lines of Shakespeare, Bible verses, quotations from other plays such as…

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June 2017

The Prison In Twelve Landscapes

June 25, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Please join us for a Screening + Pop Up Panel presented by critical resistance: More people are imprisoned in the United States at this moment than in any other time or place in history, yet the prison itself has never felt further away or more out of sight. The Prison in Twelve Landscapes is a film about the prison in which we never see a penitentiary. Instead, the film unfolds as a cinematic journey through a series of landscapes across…

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Dialectics of Isolation

June 23, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dialectics of Isolation Crystal Sepúlveda Angie Jennings Rebeca Hernandez Artemisa Clark In 1980, Ana Mendieta curated Dialectics of Isolation: An Exhibition of Third World Women Artists of the United States at New York’s A.I.R. Gallery. The catalogue’s introduction describes the show as pointing “not necessarily to the injustice or incapacity of a society that has not been willing to include us, but more towards a personal will to continue being ‘other.’” Dancers Rebeca Hernandez and Crystal Sepúlveda and performance artists…

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EMOtional

June 18, 2017 7:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

EMOtional stand-up by, MICAHjames songs by SARAHgail TYLERholmes EDDINGTONagain hosted along with a recital by, BDH Heehee haha boohoo giggle giggle gaggle gaggle LOL OH LORD WHY US WHY US GD OMFG LMFAO OOOOO00000ooooh WEE Oh Me! Ha! HA! Bwahahaha... We laugh to keep from cryin and we cryin cause we can't keep from dyin and we laugh from all our tryin even though the tears they a keep on lyin cause you see our smiles and think we buyin…

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Dog Star 13: Tail of the Dog

June 17, 2017 8:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

George Brecht: water: coming from, staying, going to Ulrich Krieger: Connect Daniel Corral: DISLIKE performed by: The Dog Star Orchestra This event is part of the Dog Start 13 annual festival of experimental music, which runs from June 3-17th 2017. For details on other events in this year's festival, please visit: www.dogstarorchestra.com

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White and Wrong

June 16, 2017 8:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Over the past few years, I've written short essays in response to artworks produced by white artists, works exhibited and distributed through major art-world projects (the LA Art Book Fair, the Whitney Biennial, and the Walker's sculpture garden). Each of these artworks were meant, by the artists, to be, in some way, "about racism." Here, I'll share this writing with an eye towards developing it into something more formal — perhaps teachable. The question — the hesitation — for me…

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Nick Malkin, SheKhan, Julius Smack, Corey Fogel

June 15, 2017 8:30 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Corey Fogel ::: http://coreyfogel.com/ Julilus Smack :::::::::: http://www.juliussmack.com/ SheKhan :::::::::::::::::::::::::::: https://shekhan.bandcamp.com/ Nick Malkin :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: https://nickmalkin.bandcamp.com/ performances will take place in EJ Hill's exhibition "A Subsequent Offering"

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Steve Roden, Yann Novak + Special Guest

June 11, 2017 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

VOLUME partners with LINE and Dragon’s Eye Recordings to celebrate the release of Steve Roden’s new double LP ‘small songs for kack jirby’. The evening will feature sound performances by Steve Roden, Yann Novak and a very special international guest. The artists will perform alongside EJ Hill’s installation ‘A Subsequent Offering’. Yann Novak is an artist, composer, and curator based in Los Angeles. His work is guided by his interests in perception, context, movement, and the felt presence of direct…

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Subsequent Performances

June 9, 2017 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

An eclectic night of performances from AirChina Maria Maea Bitter Party Elliot Reed Laub     Performances will take place, on EJ Hill's A Subsequent Offering. Monetary donations for the artist will be excepted, but are not required

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Performing “Deep Listening Chorus” by Pauline Oliveros

June 8, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

We are gathering at Human Resources to perform this piece for relaxing and energizing our community. This can also be performed remotely by anyone, anywhere, at the same time: Deep Listening Chorus: A form to activate community creative sound making By Pauline Oliveros 1. Lying on the floor, heads or feet toward center and touching, listen/sound. Listen while sounding—listen while silent. 2. Listen to the whole field of sound. Let any sound heard whether inwardly or outwardly be a cue…

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FUPU Reparations Tour Fundraiser Birthday Celebration

June 7, 2017 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

FUCK U PAY US WOULD LIKE TO INVITE THE ENTIRE CITY TO CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OF OUR LEAD VOCALIST JASMINE NYENDE! WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO INVITE YOU TO OUR BENEFIT PARTY (A FUNDRAISER FOR OUR DIY TOUR IN EUROPE!!!) WE WILL FOR THE FIRST TIME PRESENT TO YOU ALL RECORDED MUSIC FOR SALE! A BOOTLEG CD FROM OUR LIVE PERFORMANCE AT THE "MELANIN UNITY" SHOW AT CIELO GALLERY IN SOUTH CENTRAL RECORDED BY Really Not Radio!!! WE WILL ALSO HAVE…

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A Subsequent Offering: EJ Hill

June 3, 2017 - June 18, 2017

A Subsequent Offering: EJ Hill Human Resources, Los Angeles Exhibition: June 3 - June 18, 2017 Exhibition will be open Thursday - Sunday, 12-6pm EJ Hill in conversation with Amanda Hunt, Director of Education and Public Programs, MOCA Los Angeles Saturday, June 3, 2017 7pm *A reception will immediately follow the talk. Human Resources presents the Los Angeles debut of EJ Hill’s A Subsequent Offering, an adaptation of his work, A Monumental Offering of Potential Energy, first exhibited at The…

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May 2017

Ritual for Mutual Black Care: Melanie Griffin

May 28, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SUNDAY, MAY 28, 2017 7pm – 9pm ** Ritual for Mutual Black Care Melanie Griffin presented by at land’s edge Black people expend precious physical, emotional and psychic energy responding to racial injustice and fighting that injustice in ways that serve all of humanity. So often these responses drain us and impact our mental, physical, and spiritual health and deplete us as we constantly pour energy outward. This gathering will be an opportunity to build love, care, and resilience amongst…

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Accidents of Birth: seren sensei

May 28, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

SUNDAY, MAY 28, 2017 4pm – 5:30pm Accidents of Birth seren sensei presented by at land’s edge We are not all the same, due to what I call “accidents of birth” that more often than not involve race, gender, class, able-bodiedness, and sexual orientation. We would be exploring this theme through a writing workshop wherein we discuss various ways to deal with accidents of birth. They can range from the fantastic to the mundane, addressing the concept that you are…

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Divine Creators!!! : Intro to Divination Practices for Creatives

May 27, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SATURDAY, MAY 27, 2017 7pm – 9pm * Divine Creators!!! : Intro to Divination Practices for Creatives Edgar Fabián Frías presented by at land’s edge Divine Creators!!! : Intro to Divination Practices for Creatives is an ad-hoc, site-specific, and adaptive workshop meant to help support the initiation, development, and flourishing of ancestral divination techniques within contemporary creative communities. Attendees will learn about divination from a trans-historical perspective and will find ways to weave in (a) personal divination practice(s) into their…

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Wendy Red Star: What does intergenerational collaboration look like?

May 27, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

SATURDAY, MAY 27, 2017 1pm – 2pm What does intergenerational collaboration look like? Forging Pathways for Future Apsáalooke Feminists Wendy Red Star a skype/virtual lecture presented by Decolonize LA As a mother / daughter artist collaborative duo working in the realm of Native history, identity politics, cultural subversion, and reclamation, Wendy Red Star and her nine-year-old daughter Beatrice Red Star Fletcher probe the colonial thought bubble with intergenerational collaboration and institutional critique. Working with museums like the Denver Art Museum,…

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Elisa Harkins: Adoption, Electronic Music, and Enrollment

May 27, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

SATURDAY, MAY 27, 2017 11am – 12pm Adoption, Electronic Music, and Enrollment. Elisa Harkins a skype/virtual lecture presented by Decolonize LA Artist and Composer Elisa Harkins will be showing her work, which examines the politics of the 1990 Indian Arts and Crafts Act, enrollment and adoption, as well as sharing some of her music with us. http://www.elisaharkins.org/ ____________________ A wheelchair accessible entrance (via portable ramp) and a wheelchair accessible bathroom will be provided. Public transit via the Chinatown Gold Line…

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on the other / side reception

May 26, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

FRIDAY, MAY 26TH, 2017 7pm – 10 pm on the other / side Reception hosted by at land’s edge 2017 Fellows Light refreshments will be served. at land’s edge, an autonomous ontological platform for creatives to co-learn, presents its culminating reception. This exhibit, “on the other / side,” showcases works by the twelve 2017 at land’s edge fellows. It is an exploration, via writing, installation, video, 2D and 3D works, of race, disability, resistance, history, power, violence, healing, and survival.…

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Everything I Say Is True: Suzanne Kite

May 24, 2017 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY MAY 24, 2017 7:30pm – 8:30pm Everything I Say Is True Suzanne Kite a live sound/video performance presented by Decolonize LA Everything I Say Is True is a lecture performance by Southern California-based, Oglala Lakota artist Kite. In the lecture Kite constructs a complex narrative through the use of her own family’s ephemera and historical documents as well as through a new body of work in various mediums, including video, sound and sculpture. Everything I Say Is True considers…

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On The Other Side: 2017 at land’s edge fellows

May 24, 2017 10:00 am - May 28, 2017 9:00 pm

at land’s edge, in conjunction with Decolonize LA and Human Resources Los Angeles, proudly presents, “on the other / side.” This week-long, culminating exhibition showcases the projects of the 2017 at land’s edge fellowship cohort, exploring issues of race, disability, resistance, history, power, violence, survival, and healing. Wednesday, May 24th – Sunday, May 28th Gallery Hours: 3pm – 9pm, Wed – Thurs 11am – 7pm, Sat 1pm – 7pm, Sun Special Reception: 7pm – 9pm. Friday, May 26th workshops and…

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Yes Femmes 4 Lez Gulls

May 18, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Readings and screenings by: Megan Auster-Rosen Muriel Leung Adrienne Walser Vanessa Angélica Villarreal YES FEMMES is a reading series and online experiment that publishes writing and digital projects working toward a femme aesthetic. We’re interested in writing that explores the limits of the body,that’s campy or fannish, that engages with witchcraft or the occult, that has an excess of feeling, that looks to animals and plants as models or collaborators, that considers how digitality might be femme, and that moves…

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Project Q – ‘We Don’t Have Mothers Day’

May 14, 2017 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

ProjectQ is using hair as a form of social justice. This is the second 'We Don't Have Mothers Day' where we introduce the 'Didn't your mother teach you' program. Starting with poetry and creating choreography, and transforming the movement into comic books. 'Didn't your mother Teach you' is focusing on the expression of self care through haircuts. Burrito Coalition is feeding the youth nourishment of heart and soul. Poetry by an. Choreography by Loic Noisette and comic leadership by Krystal…

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LESBIAN GULLS, DEAD ZONES, SWEAT AND T.

May 4, 2017 7:00 pm - May 21, 2017 6:00 pm

LESBIAN GULLS, DEAD ZONES, SWEAT AND T. Opening Reception: Thursday May 5th, 7-10pm Exhibition Dates: May 5-21, 2017 Exhibition hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 12-6pm *Gallery will be closed on Sunday, May 14th Free and open to the public. An exhibition of new work by Los Angeles based collaborators Candice Lin and Patrick Staff. LESBIAN GULLS, DEAD ZONES, SWEAT AND T. is a new site-specific project for Human Resources, taking the form of a foggy installation within a roughly framed wooden…

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April 2017

The Experimental Music Yearbook Presents: Carolyn Chen and Happy Valley Band

April 29, 2017 8:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

The Experimental Music Yearbook’s 2016 issue is celebrated with a performance of Carolyn Chen’s Signs of Struggle as well as a special Los Angeles appearance by David Kant’s Happy Valley Band. Carolyn Chen "SIgns of Struggle" (2016) photo credit: Daniel Pufe Carolyn Chen’s Signs of Struggle is a piece for people listening and reacting to different degrees of uncertainty when given a series of variably cooperative, weight-sharing tasks. Using Antonioni’s Blow Up and Coppola’s The Conversation as sonic and procedural…

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Antiphony, Otherwise: Friday Joy Night Service

April 28, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

Antiphony, Otherwise: Friday Joy Night Service 7:00pm, April 28, 2017 (FREE) TICKETS “Antiphony, Otherwise: Friday Joy Night Service” is a sound art event that brings together musicians, singers, foodies and audiences to intentionally consider the role of the senses in Black religious practice and sacred traditions. To do so, “Antiphony, Otherwise” utilizes the Hammond organ instrument with its use in Black Christian worship to be the particular “site” from which questions about gender, sexuality, spirit, enfleshment can emerge. The Hammond…

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Keith Fullerton Whitman / Sean McCann / Jessika Kenney

April 27, 2017 8:00 pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, 90012

live in concert: KEITH FULLERTON WHITMAN SEAN McCANN JESSIKA KENNEY doors at 8 / sound at 9 $12 at the door advance tickets also available as a convenience for $10 plus fees: http://tiny.cc/KFWatHRtix KEITH FULLERTON WHITMAN Through more than two decades, Keith Fullerton Whitman has continuously explored and celebrated the technologies and many facets of electronic music, plumming its history and scouting its cutting edges. Assuming the role of a contemporary "Contemporary Classical" composer, Keith has also made the case…

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