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October 2015

Semiotext(e) Book Launch for Dodie Bellamy + Jennifer Doyle

October 30, 2015 8:30 pm
Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Join us for a celebration of the publication of Bellamy's When the Sick Rule the World, and Doyle's Campus Sex/Campus Security

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$3.33, lucky dragons

October 28, 2015 8:00 pm
Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Sound performances at HR, in the exhibition "HR" by Sabrina Chou

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HR Clara Lopez – Chantal Ackerman Screening

October 25, 2015 6:00 pm

On Sunday October 25 we want to pay tribute to Chantal Akerman, a filmmaker that has changed our lives and our eyes to see cinema, to be cinema. We can’t believe and don’t want to accept her disappearance.

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Sabrina Chou

October 17, 2015 12:00 am - November 14, 2015 12:00 am
Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

An exhibition of new work by Sabrina Chou consisting of backdrops, equipment, furnishings, and clothing. The exhibition proposes an ambiguity around these objects, and how they might oscillate between aesthetic proposition, functional use, and absurd adaptation.

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The Adonis Project – PERFORMANCE

October 10, 2015

The Adonis Project: Masquerade Saturday, October 10th, 2015 For the second year in a row the notorious Adonis Theater, legendary gay adult movie house will be creatively resurrected for one night only as artists from the LA queer community descend on Human Resources to share their hot visions around themes of Gay Sex and Queer Liberation in context of the current state of assimilation, evolving LGBTQ space and shrinking ghettos. It is a creative activist effort and sexy night of…

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My Body Is a Prison of Pain so I Want to Leave It Like a Mystic But I Also Love It and Want it to Matter Politically

October 7, 2015

ohanna Hedva’s Sick Woman Theory proposes that sick bodies are the 21st century’s sites of resistance: chronic, pathologized, and historically feminized illnesses ought to be read as modes of protest against the unlivable conditions of neoliberal, imperialist, white-supremacist, capitalist cis-hetero-patriarchy.

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Karen Anzoategui- Catholic School Days

October 2, 2015 12:00 am - October 4, 2015 12:00 am

Karen Anzoategui brings their solo show Catholic School Daze to Human Resources LA in Chinatown, Oct 2nd-4th, 2015. Catholic School Daze is an autobiographical solo performance that tells the story of ‘Karen’ who finds humor and pain while surviving the challenges of gender norms, sexuality, and faith. Karen is forced to take the blame for an act of "lesbianism" in front of the whole school. Bullied by administrators and schoolmates alike, Karen is forced to make difficult decisions as they…

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September 2015

It’s Just the Beginning

September 20, 2015 - September 28, 2015
Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Hong Kong Forum Los Angeles presents a multi-disciplinary exhibition of the Umbrella Movement in Chinatown. The exhibition serves both as a reflection and a projection of Hong Kong’s struggle for democracy. It highlights moving moments from the protests, and the feverish creativity that blossomed throughout the strikes and occupations. It also offers an opportunity for the LA HK community to process and raise awareness about what is happening in our city collectively.

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It’s My Party!: Tribute Show to Girl Groups of the 1950s & 60s

September 16, 2015

He loves me. He loves me not. He's from the wrong side of town. Parents don't understand. Boys are good. Boys are bad. These issues defined the sweet and sassy songs of girl groups from the 1950s & 60s.

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Gautam Tejas Ganeshan

September 11, 2015

In connection with the exhibition Keith Rocka Knittel: Let it Yellow, Human Resources is pleased to present a performance of Carnatic vocal compositions by Gautam Tejas Ganeshan.

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“Let it Mellow” Keith Rocka Knittel

September 9, 2015 - September 14, 2015

The work in L​et it Yellow is process driven - performances build objects creating a syntax as gestures break down their materiality, starting the process over again. Art objects exist equally as both a means of representing the present and a remnant of the past, both combined to reflect upon the future.

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“What It Means to Learn” Johanna Jackson & Dana Dart-McLean

September 4, 2015 - September 6, 2015

“What It Means to Learn” Johanna Jackson & Dana Dart-McLean September 4th—September 6th, 2015 Opening Friday September 4th 7-9pm  At the opening, Peter Hernandez, Busy Gangnes, and Nickels Sunshine will dance in a collaboratively choreographed piece, using sculpture by Dana and Johanna. In addition to their individual work, Johanna Jackson and Dana Dart-McLean have used this opportunity to create collaborative paintings, sculpture, and installation. Each of the works on view engages a similar humor about blurring between representational and functional…

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Adam Laiben – “Home Again”

September 2, 2015

Adam Laiben screens his 2011 film HOME AGAIN, an adaptation of Yann Arthus-Bertrand's 2009 French documentary, HOME. A six-minute short film by Laiben will accompany the feature film. Also, come early and stay late for live music by Izapa.

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August 2015

HARVESTER SCREENING

August 30, 2015

Harvester is a screening of this strangely meditative film, a look at worldwide food production with dj Nick Malkin and percussionist Corey Fogel

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BASTARD NOISE + WoM + more

August 28, 2015 12:00 am

Sissy Spacek

August 23, 2015

Free Show

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“A Man of Average Means” group show organized by Thomas Torres Cordova and Eric Kim

August 2, 2015 12:00 am - August 23, 2015 12:00 am

A Man of Average Means Opening Reception: August 2nd 4-7pm with a performance by Dawn Kasper at 5:30PM Closing Party & Performance: Viola Yesiltac + Kathleen Kim 7:30PM In 1978, frustrated by his country’s inability to produce quality films, North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Il embarked on a plan to appropriate proven foreign resources. With this intent he carried out the well-documented abduction of South Korean filmmaker Shin Sang Ok and his ex-wife, the actress Choi Eun Hee, independently…

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July 2015

claire cronin / ezrabuchla / emily lacy / kathleen kim

July 26, 2015 7:00 pm

claire cronin leaves for georgia soon. last chance for her songs in los angeles. they are good joined by ezra buchla http://catfact.net/ kathleen kim! of LA Fog and Shekhan. sounds and mysteries and the inimitable emily lacy, gracing us again and it is our great fortune to have maestro daniel brummel in the building

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Ron Athey presents…

July 21, 2015 8:00 pm

An evening of solos, experimentations, works-in-progress organized by Ron Athey. Featuring Rosé Hernandez, boychild, Divinity Fudge and La Posrcha, plus a special group finale, Walking Meditation with Sage Charles on percussion.

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Bulbs / Peter Kolovos / Zeek Scheck – music & visuals night

July 18, 2015 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Night of music and video installation. Zeek Sheck (SF Bay Area) Multimedia artists that recently performed with Black Spirituals (a recent group that played HR). ZS is led by Canner Mefe and has performed in a variety of art spaces: http://www.cannermefe.com/bio/ Peter Kolovos (Los Angeles) Local experimental guitar player Peter K has confirmed to want to perform. A talented and well respected musician in Los Angeles. Samples and reviews may be accessed here: http://www.thinwrist.com/#!twi/c1epf Bulbs (Los Angeles) The following link exhibits a…

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Potluck for Epitaph (hosted by Kaucyila Brooks)

July 12, 2015 12:00 am

Discussion and potluck around Epitaph thematics.

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tir event/ screening for Epitaph

July 7, 2015 7:00 pm

Set within the highly collaborative exhibition Epitaph for Family currently on view at Human Resources, tir journal hosts a conversation between Johanna Breiding, Cary Cronenwett, Jennifer Moon and Tyler Matthew Oyer. Following the conversation will be a screening of the critically acclaimed film She Male Snails (Pojktanten, 2012) directed by Ester Martin Bergsmark. 72 minutes, Swedish with English subtitles. ABOUT: Epitaph for Family is a multi-media project by Johanna Breiding exploring love, intimacy, loss, and queer family-making through the image…

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Peter Hernandez: Arthur Russell Tribute

July 3, 2015 9:00 pm

YOUR MOTION SAYS sets up its final night at human resources with dances to arthur russell's music by christopher argodale, shade theret, peter hernandez, eydie mcconnell & nika kolodziej, tatiana lubovski-acosta, and emily jane rosen. performance starts promptly at 9pm $5 admission this event is occurring within "epitaph for family" by johanna breiding, a multi-media exhibition exploring love, intimacy, loss & queer family-making through the image & idea of the horizon line. www.yourmotionsays.com - YOUR MOTION SAYS honors arthur russell's…

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June 2015

Race, Art, and Survival

June 29, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Michelada Think Tank on Monday, June 29 at 7pm for the launch of Race, Art, & Survival. This project is part of our summer residency at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions and in conjunction with Chats About Change. In this kick-off session we pose the question, “If there were a PoC Survival Guide for artists, what topics would you want it to cover?” This think tank will serve to "crowdsource" content for the survival guide we all wish we had.…

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Johanna Breiding “Epitaph for Family”

June 28, 2015 - July 18, 2015

Opening reception: Sunday, June 28, 2015 Exhibition: June 28-July 19, 2015 Gallery hours: Thu-Sun 12-6pm Events staged during this exhibition include: FRI JULY 3: Your Motion Says: Dance to Arthur Russell: Christopher Argodale, Shade Theret, Peter Hernandez, Eydie Mcconnell & Nika Kolodziej, Tatiana Lubovski-Acosta, and Emily Jane Rosen 9PM FB TUE JULY 7: tir talk (1): conversation with Johanna Breiding, Jennifer Moon and Tyler Matthew Oyer; screening of She Male Snails. 7PM FB FRI JULY 10: HRLA Volunteer drop-in session — come by and learn…

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Baby: Who is Baby? Performance

June 19, 2015 12:00 am

poetry/reading/interaction Series of 3 events

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VERMA (CHI) + CHILD + SCHOLTZ/CAPES + ENDOMETRIUM CUNTPLOW

June 18, 2015 9:00 pm - 2:00 am

Heaviness from the midwest, expansiveness from the west. 9pm/$5

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CEDIE JENSON (AUSTRALIA) + ANENON +TOM HALL + DRACULA SPACECRAFT

June 17, 2015 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Doors at 8PM SONOPTIK & HRLA presents an evening of smeared electronics and ambient force fields. CEDIE JENSON - An electronic producer from Brisbane, Australia, that has spent the last few years fusing soundscapes with pop. Visting LA for the first time. http://www.factmag.com/2015/05/08/cedie-janson-in-the-light-official-video/ http://thump.vice.com/en_au/article/musical-reflections-and-refractions-listen-to-light-works-from-brisbane-producer-cedie-janson http://www.theransomnote.co.uk/music/interviews/cedie-janson-talks/ ANENON (Non-projects/Ghostly) -  http://soundcloud.com/anenon http://www.facebook.com/anenon TOM HALL (Sonoptik) - http://tomhall.com.au/ http://soundcloud.com/thall http://soundcloud.com/axxonn DRACULA SPACECRAFT - http://soundcloud.com/dracula-spacecraft

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David Dominique. MOOEY MOOBAU, Physical Jerks

June 16, 2015 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Doors at 8PM, $5 more jazzy weirdness than you can shake a stick at

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PETER EVANS, COREY FOGEL, BLACK SUN SUTRA

June 14, 2015 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm

$7 solo trumpet from far out, funneled thru NYC 8:30 PATRICK SHIROISHI'S BLACK SUN SUTRA - soaring saxes and clashing drafts of drums and bass... swirling images adrift in the haze of memory 9:15 COREY FOGEL - drums and guns... well no guns actually 10 PETER EVANS - "New York City - based trumpeter, composer, improvisor. Leads his electro-acoustic Quintet, the Zebulon trio with John Hébert and Kassa Overall and has been performing solo concerts since 2002. Evans plays in…

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GREX + HELENE RENAULT + MY HAWAII + BERARDI/LIEBIG

June 13, 2015 8:30 pm - 12:00 am

$7 gives you entry to a lovely night of sights and sounds, sips and slips.... 8:30 - BERARDI/LIEBIG duo Improvised textures, rhythms and atmospheres for bass, drums and a steaming pile of electronics from these two local magicians. history is littered with the corpses of unrequited genius™ 9:30 - HELENE RENAUT - Video Release - w/ Adam Stafford (guitar) and Gregory Desgouttes (percussion) 'Imagine Syd Barrett and Françoise Hardy having a musical baby' - West Coast Folk's best kept secret,…

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L’INFERNO

June 12, 2015 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

L'INFERNO: A GROUP ART SHOW / LIVE FILM EVENT FRIDAY, JUNE 12th $5 DONATION / DOORS AT 8:30PM; PERFORMANCES AT 9:00PM ALL AGES +ALL PROFITS BENEFIT WEST LA ANIMAL SHELTER+ A full multimedia art show in the vein of last year's acclaimed 'Try To Forget' show, the 'L'Inferno' event brings together some of the most controversial and avant-garde artists in Los Angeles to create an unforgettable and dynamic night of audio and visual experiences that one will never forget -…

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PEDESTRIAN DEPOSIT

June 10, 2015 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Doors 9PM / $7 Organic tension noise composition; emphasis on being in the moment — minds, bodies, rooms. Our terms. Discomfort, anxiety, struggle, obsession, dynamic, and intention through sound — and the necessity to create our own vocabulary within it. Discarding what doesn’t hold resonance while refining what does. Aesthetic integrity. Line in the sand. In support of ‘The Architector,’ a full-length album five years in the making and the one hundredth release for Monorail Trespassing.

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May 2015

Chilean Miracle, Milagro Chileno

May 22, 2015 - June 2, 2015

Chilean Miracle examines the transformations Chile witnessed since the 1970s, following Augusto Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship and the arrival of neoliberalism’s no less ruthless global capitalism. Using theorist, curator, and art historian Andrés Grillo’s and Angie Saiz's curatorial texts as a jumping-off point, artists Sergio Acevedo, Mario Z, Francisco Huichaqueo, María José Rojas, Hugo Leonello, Angie Saiz and Alejandra Herrera respond to a phenomena still unfolding within the socio-political contexts in which they live, while also interrogating the claims and conventions of the…

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Jamie McMurry: Double Wide

May 14, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

8PM https://vimeo.com/127997246

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Jamie McMurray: Above Snakes

May 13, 2015 - May 21, 2015

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 14 7PM-10PM Exhibition Dates: May 13 - May 21, 2015 Performance: Thursday, May 14 8PM sharp Gallery Hours: Wed-Sun, NOON-6PM (or by appointment) In an extensive showing of installations and materials from his most recent conceptual art projects and performances, JAMIE McMURRY (Los Angeles) brings his solo exhibit, ABOVE SNAKES, to Human Resources with a reception on Thursday, May 14th from 7pm-10pm. There will also be a live performance entitled, DOUBLE WIDE beginning promptly at 8:00pm.…

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benefit show for HRLA!!!

May 9, 2015 2:00 pm - 2:00 am

2PM-2AM help us help you come listen to new and exciting music, eat some hot dogs, drink some drinks in the evening part of the show... life is good two shows in one... bring what you can and we'll take care of the rest.... but remember this is a benefit and we need dough to pay rent and power and buy toilet paper and whatnot so be generous AFTERNOON BBQ BLOWOUT 2-2:30 - SUNKEN LANDSCAPES moog synth bath 2:30-3 -…

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SMEGMA + MSHR + HOWARDamb + GX JUPITTER LARSEN + DAMION ROMERO

May 7, 2015 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Doors at 9PM; $7 all ages life is good This article is about a secretion of mammalian genitals. For the substance that covers the skin of a baby at birth, see Vernix caseosa. For the experimental noise band, see Smegma (band). MSHR is beyond anything we have ever seen and heard... craftsmanship of alien proportions... intensity of biblical scope

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Dirty Looks (screening)

May 3, 2015 12:00 am

Doors open at 6PM, Screening at 6:30PM; $8 suggested donation Vanessa Roveto, Excitability, 32 min., 2013 Michael Robinson, Light Is Waiting, 11 min., 2007 Michael Robinson, All Through The Night, 4.20 min., 2008 Michael Robinson, These Hammers Don't Hurt Us, 13min., 2010 Michael Robinson, The Dark, Krystle, 9min., 2013 Queer pop cultures collide in the exciting video work of Vanessa Roveto and Michael Robinson. Collaging delusional gossip from freak encounters with lesbian icons, or queering popular iconography through mechanical manipulation, mashups or supercuts, this evening…

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ODEYA NINI: A SOLO VOICE & SOUTHLAND ENDSEMBLE: INSTRUCTABLES

May 1, 2015 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

May 1st, 2015 - Doors at 8pm - $10 An evening of contemporary and experimental music and performance. A Solo Voice by Odeya Nini is an investigation of extended vocal techniques, resonance and pure expression, exploring the relationship between mind and body and the various landscapes it can yield. The work is a series of malleable compositions and improvisations that include field recordings and theatrical elements, aiming to dissociate the voice from its traditional attributes and create a new logic…

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April 2015

JEPH JERMAN & TIM BARNES + TED BYRNES & SCOTT CAZAN + TASHI WADA & JAMES RUSHFORD + FLORENT COLAUTTI

April 29, 2015 8:00 pm

Doors at 8PM, $10 all ages. Jeph Jerman and Tim Barnes duo, touring in support of 'Matterings', their new record on Erstwhile Records Ted Byrnes and Scott Cazan duo James Rushford and Tashi Wada duo Florent Colautti ABOUT JEPH JERMAN I grew up in a military family, so we moved around a lot, a different place every two years until my father retired in Colorado. I started playing music in a number of bar bands, whilst also experimenting with other…

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Manuel Vason/Double Exposures book launch

April 28, 2015 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

COMMUNITY FORUM & Book Launch for Manuel Vason's Double Exposures. Tuesday April 28, 7:30PM Join us a community forum exploring the relationship of performance art to photography, and photography's relationship to performance art. This forum celebrates the publication of Manuel Vason's Double Exposures, a series of collaborations between the London-based photographer and some of today's most important and provocative performance artists. Artists featured in Double Exposures include Mat Fraser (pictured above), Ron Athey, Franko B, Helena Goldwater, Joshua Sofaer, Oreet…

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MAX/MSP SHOWCASE

April 27, 2015 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

8PM One week across five different cities we will introduce you to Max 7 and its creative possibilities. Whether you’re a seasoned user or have only thought about downloading our 30-day demo, we want to hangout with you and talk about Max. Not since the introduction of Max 5 has a new release included so many updates and changes. Max 7 introduces a new video engine, quicker patching via new objects and an entirely new time stretching algorithm built from…

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“Liminally Yours” After Party: Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival closing party

April 26, 2015 12:00 am

8:30pm-midnight

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SARAH HARRON, JENNY SAYAKA NONO, DIVIDED DAUGHTERS

April 25, 2015 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Saturday April 25th 2015 Sarah Harron / Jenny Sayaka NONO / Divided Daughters a night of performance, sound and video curated by Oscar Miguel Santos. DOORS at 10pm STARTS at 1030pm ***** Sarah Harron’s work is narrative based and system seeking. Composed of controlled structures that once setup beget their own chance and destiny.  Her video work lightly steps around sturdy constructions in order to favor the missteps of evolution and the elusive innocence of naivety. Sarah will present  'Inanna…

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CARLA Issue 1 Launch Party

April 24, 2015 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

The publication includes feature essays and reviews by: Jonathan Griffin Travis Diehl Anthony Pearson Anna Breininger Eric Morse/ Alexandra Grant Barnett Cohen Mateo Tannatt Kate Wolf Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal Keith Vaughn Evan Moffitt Catherine Wagley Aaron Horst and Cal Siegel And new editioned series by : Nora Slade (Waggy Tee) Ben Medansky Lauren Cherry & Max Springer The launch party will include a new performance by: Lex Brown And music by: Jewelz Le Baron

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ARTTU PARTINEN + JEFFREY ALEXANDER + ANTTI TOLVI + HASE PFEFFER NASE

April 21, 2015 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Doors at 9PM; $5, all ages. An expansive experimental tour of psychedelic trance to jump cut tape music. A RARE chance to see two of Finland’s most acclaimed sonic adventurers – neither have ever performed in California before! ARTTU PARTINEN member of Avarus, Amon Dude, Heteroskeleton. “If heaven exists, Andy Kaufman and Hunter S. are cheering on Arttu Partinen.” — Cleveland Scene JEFFREY ALEXANDER Member of Jackie O Motherfucker, Dire Wolves, Black Forest/Black Sea. “A gorgeous snapshot of the free…

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FLESHTONE AURA screening and performance

April 20, 2015 9:00 pm

Doors at 9PM; $5 FLESHTONE AURA with live projections by WINSTON HACKING “Fleshtone Aura serves his spicy dinner with a tangle of source cassettes and electronics that deploy the deeply arousing aromas of both a series of poignant and extraordinairily well timed belches and farts (or the equivalent thereof) AND the grandest gestures of the sternest-most-serious-never-leaving-the-lab shut in tape music connoiseurs of days of yore…but, ah, those toots never act merely as a humorous apology, never slapping a stick just…

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Keijaun Thomas: Partitions of Separation and Passing

April 19, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join HRLA as we welcome Chicago-based artist Keijaun Thomas. This is Thomas's first performance in Los Angeles. Sunday evening, April 19. 6PM-8PM. 10-15$ suggested donation. Partitions of Separation and Trespassing Section 1. Selective Seeing Part 2. Looking While Seeing Through Section 2. Painted Images, Colored Symbols Part 3. Sweet like Honey, Black like Syrup   In 4 zones, where one is sometimes 3rd, 3rd is four and sometimes two is 1st. Thomas is constantly thinking about placement, our placement, lack…

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I SPEAK MACHINE + CARLOS ROSSI + AFTERHOURS

April 18, 2015 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Doors at 9PM; $7, all ages welcome. I SPEAK MACHINE - music/ film duo from Los Angeles that create sci-fi/ horror short films that are screened with the score performed live. Tara Busch will be playing the live scores to THE SILENCE and GAGGLEBOX plus a few extras! The soundtrack to their first film, THE SILENCE is out now on LEX RECORDS. LISTEN: https://open.spotify.com/album/5CATmzWxltkRQibgmS77gC BUY VINYL: http://lexprojects.com/the-silence/ DJ CARLOS ROSSI - Death Waltz Records/ Rendezvous LA AFTERHOURS

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MIKE TAMBURO + DJ ESPINFINITI + KEVIN GREENSPON

April 17, 2015 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Doors at 9PM; $5. Mike Tamburo (Pittsburgh, PA) - https://miketamburo.bandcamp.com/ East coast hammered dulcimer, gong and meditation master comes to float your boat Brown bread (Beacon, NY) - https://brownbread.bandcamp.com/ Drifting nebula of a cappella vocal harmonies and keyboard swirl Dj E-Spinfiniti - https://soundcloud.com/djesp-infiniti-1 Interdimensional DJ and meditative sounds for the upliftment of all creation Kevin Greenspon - http://www.kevingreenspon.info/ Ambient techno meets immersive visual projection overload

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ESPTV

April 14, 2015 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Directed by Scott Kiernan and Victoria Keddie, this expansive project utilizes a mobile television studio to explore the artist dialogue with broadcast transmission, analog and digital media, and televisual liveness. E.S.P. TV’s live TV studio hybridizes technologies old and new to realize synthetic environments for performance that also expose the process of production. Each live taping event is the realization of an artists' collaboration with us.  These events are taped live with a crew of cameramen, sound engineer, and video…

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ALTO! / Cinder Cone / NARC

April 12, 2015 12:00 am

Doors at 8:30PM, music starts at 9:30, $5. ooooffff... heavy doses in triplicate three drummers and four guitars players thats it... 3 + 3 + 4 = 10 = 1 + 0 = 1 unity ABOUT THE ARTISTS ALTO! Cinder Cone, a two-piece minimalist rock outfit from Los Angeles, emit a thunderous sound. Anyone can attest to this if they have attended a Cinder Cone show, listened to the band’s releases, or even heard a rumbling somewhere near a downtown…

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BULK TROUBLE

April 10, 2015 - April 11, 2015

The text tho OMG IS EVERYONE WORKING RIGHT NOW? Maybe one of you guys can work on the images w/descriptions we could make  it a PDF?? is this allowed? a pdf? I can mess with it rn They don't want a PDF they want individual jpg files but anyways I work on it but it might be good to start with something a little more "poetic" - an introductory paragraph that provides the "hook". like NJ's falsetto in the new…

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jessica pavone, owen stewart-robertson, ted byrnes

April 8, 2015 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Doors at 8PM, $10 all ages. An evening of 3 solo performances from Jessica Pavone (viola), Owen Stewart-Robertson (guitar), Ted Byrnes (percussion). Possibly, a trio at the very end. ABOUT THE ARTISTS Jessica Pavone (composer, viola, violin, el.bass) has performed in countless improvisation, avant jazz, experimental, folk, soul, and chamber ensembles since moving to NYC in 2000. She currently plays with Normal Love, in a duo with guitarist Mary Halvorson, with Anthony Braxton's ensembles and as a solo violist. As…

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father murphy + xiu xiu noise set

April 5, 2015 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Doors at 8PM, $7 everyone welcome out of this world psych and noise blowout on Easter Sunday.. .come blessed in yr sunday dress FATHER MURPHY (IT) visiting darkness XIU XIU NOISE - hometeam supergroup featuring Elaine Carey & Juliette Amoroso (Telecaves), Tamaki Ueda (Banetoriko), Shayna Dunkelman, Angela Seo & Jamie Stewart (Xiu Xiu). XIA - hometeam darkness plus a special opener and closer dj set from the folks who brought you the 1/8th FEST

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ARRINGTON de DIONYSIO + PARK DETAIL’S BAND + telecaves + LEE NOBLE

April 4, 2015 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Doors at 8PM, $7. Join us at HR for experimental, noise sets with Lee Noble, Park Detail's Band, Ezra Buchla, Arrington de Dionysio, and Telecaves.

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KREaction: Kevin Robinson Ensemble with Kenyatta C Hinkle and Niela Orr

April 2, 2015 12:00 am

A night of improvised sonic meditations led by the Kevin Robinson Ensemble (KREation) working in collaboration with live visual art by Kenyatta A C Hinkle and live writing by Niela Orr. KREation consists of: Sarah Belle Reid - Trumpet; Christin Hablewitz - Woodwinds; Kevin Robinson - Woodwinds; Rachel O'Connor - Horn; Evan Jiroudek - Drums; Tony Giuseppe Gennaro - Vibes; Lee Hodel - Bass. This performance will take place amidst Emily Joyce's exhibition. 8PM/Donation at the Door

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March 2015

Night of Music w/ Emily Joyce

March 31, 2015 12:00 am

Emily Joyce and friends including Adam Goldman. Low Key night of music.

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Emily Joyce Famous Potatoes and Other Related Works

March 21, 2015 12:00 am - April 5, 2015 12:00 am

https://vimeo.com/121561175 Opening Reception: Saturday March 21 7–10 pm Human Resources is pleased to announce Emily Joyce: Famous Potatoes and other related works.  Joyce’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, Famous Potatoes and other related works features an on-and-off-the-wall installation of kinetic, optical, and symbolic abstract paintings. The exhibition is comprised of new works from three ongoing projects, including: free-standing mixed media paintings from the Famous Potatoes series; 13 optically charged large-scale screen prints from the Sun Burn series, and geometric acrylic on canvas paintings from the Captcha series.  The Famous Potatoes paintings feature painting rags…

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Charles Atlas: Turning

March 16, 2015 7:30 pm

7:30PM "Turning”, 2012 (76 min) "You Are My Sister”, 2006 (3 min) Atlas' practice is firmly rooted in the moving image, and he is most famous for works that blur the line between experimental dance documentation and performance for the camera. In his 40-year career, he has produced dance films, experimental videos and documentary features. Atlas has collaborated extensively with other artists, dancers and choreographers, including Marina Abramovic, Antony and the Johnsons, Leigh Bowery, Michael Clark, Merce Cunningham, and Yvonne…

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MAX EILBACHER AND LUMINOUS ALL KUDLER AND GUESTS

March 15, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

HRLA presents Max Eilbacher's The VanderBleakin Tour Comes To The West Coast with: Max Eilbacher We have Eilbacher ripping sets of electro-acoustic shard flappery with drone-rockers Teeth Mountain, rocking a guitar and violent acts of peace with aktionist noise-rock unit Needle Gun (of which he helped found), bobbing his own head along a top a swarm of electronics with technocrats Matmos, keeping just intoned enough with comp-rockers Horse Lords (of which he is also a founding member) as well as improvising…

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Charles Atlas: Dance! Dance! Dance!

March 14, 2015 7:30 pm

7:30PM “Ex-Romance”, 1987 (48 min) “Hail the New Puritan”, 1985 (84 min) As part of the ATLAS IN LA festival, a nine-day festival of film screenings, which will occur March 10th-19th at eight venues around Los Angeles, Human Resources presents a night of Charles Atlas’ two most well known dance-narratives. In Ex-Romance, Atlas’ fascination with “narrative, psychology, dance, and flights of fantasy,” is manifested in this dynamic videodance musical. Here the postmodern choreography of Karole Armitage is performed by Armitage, Michael Clark and others to American pop…

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A STONE IN THE MIDDLE | CONTEMPORARY TECHNO-TEMPORAL INNOVATION

March 13, 2015 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

a stone in the middle | contemporary techno-temporal innovation I understand techno- from the Greek τέχνη. It could mean arts or craft or both.  I also understand -temporality as relative to time, in many ways. It is also a form of electronic dance music, I heard, but this is also relative to time. So what is techno-temporality? I think of the term as related to the digitization of our times and to the way our apperception of time is (re)built.…

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THEE OH SEES and CALDWELL/TESTER

March 12, 2015 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

MUSICAL EXPOSITION featuring Thee Oh Sees and Caldwell/Tester This will be a test run of sorts for the newly formed double drums lineup of Thee Oh Sees... John Dwyer has still got it.. he just has more thump and whack behind it. CALDWELL/TESTER are synths and electronics emotified... bring your slow dancing shoes. Doors at 8PM, $5

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Being for the Benefit of Mr. Ford

March 11, 2015 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

HR and LAFMS present Being for the Benefit of Mr. Ford: A benefit and celebration for Ace Farren Ford 8PM Ace Farren Ford has been on the outskirts of the improvisational / noise scene for more than 40 years, an original founding member of the Los Angeles Free Music Society and has been with a variety of ensembles such as Smegma, AIRWAY, the Mystery Band, the Hangar Quartet, Crowbar Salvation, EXP, Heltir and many others. As many have in today's economy, he…

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The Border Again: Dis-automation and the Border (?), an open forum

March 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An Open Forum — closing event for The Border Again. Artists attending: Simon Pecco, Alfredo Gonzalez Reynoso, Luisa Fernanda Martinez and Reuben Torres.* CLOSING EVENT FOR THE BORDER AGAIN 3/8 Sunday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm We would like to invite you to an open forum, an un-moderated talk at Human resources for the closing of The Border Again. Open Forums are un-moderated talks that use prompts as starting points to engage in conversation through the discourse of aesthetics and…

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Decolonizing the White Box III

March 7, 2015 12:00 am

This fall two large public forums gathered under the premise of “Decolonizing The White Box,” in response to artworld racism and, in specific, to the critique leveled at the Made in LA show at The Hammer Museum by writer Sesshu Foster. Both events drew large crowds. The first, led by Raquel Gutierrez, involved exercises and strategies to interrogate the dividing lines between aesthetics and politics. The second coincided with news of the non-indictment of the murderous cop in Ferguson. During…

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COOLWORLD presents Phedre, Jal, Paper Slang, Sistermantos, Jeffzilla

March 6, 2015 12:00 am

COOLWORLD presents: P H E D R E (http://www.soundcloud.com/phedre) J A L (http://xxxjalxxx.tumblr.com/) P A P E R  S L A N G (https://soundcloud.com/paper-slang) S I S T E R  M A N T O S (http://www.sistermantos.com/) J E F F  Z I L L A (https://soundcloud.com/gaytendencies) DJs C R A S S L O S + J U L I U S  S M A C K Doors at 9pm $5 suggested donation Facebook invite https://www.facebook.com/events/1551206751800928

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February 2015

Decompassion: A Background Music Screening Experience

February 21, 2015 9:00 am - 1:00 am

Decompassion is an event presented by Filmmakers Ian Randolph and Solomon Gross in collaboration with  HRLA. One half film screening, one half live concert. There will be a exclusive Los Angeles premiere screening of Ian and Solomon's film festival selected short film "Background Music". This is documentary-based film chronicles one man's struggles and successes within the music industry as Rap hype man. Unique and riveting, the story, much like this event, represents the underdog and the unsung individuals who strive…

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The Border, Again

February 16, 2015 - March 10, 2015

Curated by Kelman Duran, The Border Again showcases artists who work in Tijuana and artists from Los Angeles who have made work in Tijuana and/or consider it as a context. The show is comprised of an exhibition, a film/video screening, and an Open Forum. The exhibition will also feature a text by Luisa Fernanda Martínez and Reuben Torres. Opening: Friday Feb 20 7-10PM Gallery Hours: Thu-Sun, noon-6pm and by appointment (email info humanresourcesla com). Aritsts include Stella Ahn, Ana Andrade, Nelson Carlo De Los…

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M Lamar: Surveillance Punishment and the Black Psyche

February 15, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

HRLA and Volume present Surveillance Punishment and the Black Psyche, M. Lamar’s music theater piece for countertenor and piano emerges from the constant violent and sexualized surveillance of the black male body—plantation overseer, the NBA, police executions of unarmed black men, the United States penal system. Utilizing multiple live and prerecorded camera feeds, this plantation fantasy explores surveillance from the point of view of a black man condemned to death for the murder of his male overseer with whom he has fallen in love. The work plunges to…

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Maricón Collective presents Scam ‘n Jam, a dance party and HRLA fundraiser

February 14, 2015 9:00 pm - 2:59 am

9pm - 2am $5-20 suggested donation to support HRLA Maricón Collective brings it's Eastside backyard party vibes to Human Resources. DJ sets by Maricón Collective, go go boys, photo backdrops, scamming room, y mas. This party will be reminiscent of a high school valentines dance with decorations, art, photo ops and of course sexy slow jams throughout the night. Maricón Collective has been popping up all over the Eastside of town throwing parties that where dj's spin high energy, freestyle,…

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Rocío Boliver (La Congelada de Uva): The Sea Anemone and the Hermit Crab

February 14, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

HRLA welcomes Rocío Boliver—an iconic figure in underground performance in Mexico and an internationally renowned performance artist. This will be Rocío Boliver's first performance in Los Angeles. Rocío Boliver's work stages a direct confrontation with the ideological grid that would determine the shape and trajectory of women's lives, especially in Mexico. Her performance concludes "Overstimulated: The Limits of Performance," a day dedicated to queer feminist performance studies and action. Erich Fromm claims that the deepest, most pressing need of mankind…

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Overstimulated: the Limits of Performance

February 14, 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

OVERSTIMULATED is an afternoon and evening of presentations by artists, concerning the theme of limits in performance — limits of the body, performance, aesthetics, material conditions, institutional practices, pleasure, or desire. What limits are imposed on performance? How are these imposed, both actively and tacitly, by institutions, or by form, by tradition or by history? How are limits imposed by artists themselves, towards productive ends, as constructive boundaries with which to wrestle? Or by collaboration? How do artists comply with,…

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CHRIS CORSANO + PETER KOLOVOS + CARLOS GIFFONI solo and trio plus UN CIEGO

February 10, 2015 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

HRLA presents CORSANO + KOLOVOS + GIFFONI solo and trio plus UN CIEGO 9PM/$7

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Michael Parker, Juicework

February 2, 2015 12:00 am - February 12, 2015 12:00 am

Opening: February 6th, 7pm-10pm Exhibition hours: Feb 7th-10th, 12pm-8pm Performance by Chris Corsano: February 10th, 8pm Michael Parker's Juicework is a five-day installation, inviting visitors to juice. Visitors entering the gallery are welcomed to wash their hands using a stoneware sink (pictured here, in the background). The basin is supported by three redwood legs joined with a steel structure. The water (activated by a foot pedal) pours out from the melon-light. The lights are porcelain hand pressed from a mold…

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January 2015

LACHSA student show

January 29, 2015 - January 31, 2015

Primary Selected works by LACHSA Visual Arts students Opening reception Friday, January 30th, 2015, 5-8pm Curated by Sarah Russin, director of LACE gallery HRLA gallery will also be open Saturday, January 31st, 12-5pm

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Numinous Rupture: Symposium

January 24, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Featuring: Ali Tobia The Puissance of the Human Energy Field: A Yogic Look at Energy Possibilities for When the Polar Ice Caps Melt and Fossil Fuel Supplies Deplete; Joseph Hankins, author of Working Skin: Making Leather, Making a Multicultural Japan, on the Buraku, the “untouchable” social class, the workers at Fukushima

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CVI, Telecaves, Obscurer

January 22, 2015 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

CVI, Telecaves, Obscurer, with Igor Amokian w/ DJ E-Spinfiniti. 9PM/Free

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Touch/Volume: BJ Nilsen, Mark Van Hoen & Pinkcourtesyphone

January 21, 2015 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, 6522 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

VOLUME is pleased to present an evening of performances by Touch related artists curated by Mike Harding. At LACE.

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TERRE THAEMLITZ: SOULNESSLESS: CANTOS I-IV & FÉLIX SOLANO VARGAS: CRUNCHY EGGS

January 19, 2015 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

VOLUME presents a very rare performance by acclaimed artist and electronic musician Terre Thaemlitz. Terre will present selections from Soulnessless, her 32 hour opus described as the “world’s longest album in history.” Described by Thaemlitz as “a deconstruction of notions of spirituality, meditation, superstition, and religiosity perpetuated through audio marketplaces that insist upon judging audio in relation to “authenticity” and “soul,”Soulnessless is comprised of several “cantos,” each of which explore themes such as gender transitioning, immigration, Catholicism, and labor. The performance…

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Tiger Munson

January 17, 2015 - January 25, 2015

Human Resources Los Angeles presents artist Tiger Munson’s Numinous Rupture: An exploration of the individual and collective relationship we have with atomics, our nuclear world, and cataclysm. The exhibition consists of artist Munson’s photographic fabric light installation, performances by his portrait subjects, and an afternoon symposium. January 17th to 25th Opening reception and performances: January 17th 7-10pm Gallery Hours: January 18-January 25 THU-SUN, noon-5pm Ogechi Chieke "Why the Schlong Face?" performed by Camille Bachand, Clark Walter and Shaq Jizz "OFFLINE…

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SAVE MUSIC IN CHINATOWN benefit with MIKE WATT!!!!

January 11, 2015

SAVE MUSIC IN CHINATOWN 5 benefit with MIKE WATT and the SECONDMEN + THE GEARS + STEVE SOTOTickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/save-music-in-chinatown-5-steve-soto-solo-acoustic-the-gears-mike-watt-the-secondmen-tickets-14636916411 Advance ticket sales end at noon on Sunday, January 11. If we do not sell out, there will be tickets at the door. THE SHOW This is the fifth in a series of fundraising concerts organized to pay for the defunded music education program at Castelar Elementary School. Established in 1882 and sitting right in the middle of Chinatown, the inner-city…

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Bastard Noise + Amps for Christ

January 10, 2015 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

BASTARD NOISE (FARGHER/WOOD) AMPS FOR CHRIST WITCHES OF MALIBU CONSCIOUS SUMMARY DSE JASON WADE (screening original 16mm/ super 8 films featuring live accompaniment by RELAY FOR DEATH/ SENAToR BUTTHOLe JOHNSoN) $5.00 doors at 7:30. Door prizes for he first 25!!

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Ted Byrnes + Jeff Parker / Guillermo brown / fay

January 10, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join us for this special 'matinee' show with the trio of Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Jeff Parker and Ted Byrnes. 2PM/7$ About Ingebrigt: Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b. 1971, Oppdal) - studied Jazz at the Music Consevatory in Trondheim, Norway (1992-1995) under the tutelage of bassplayer Odd Magne Gridseth. A muscular player whose tone and attack run the gamut from Paul Chambers to Buschi Niebergall, his sense of both openness and control serves ensembles as diverse as The Thing, Free Fall,…

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INSECT ARK + ENABLERS + HEX HORIZONTAL

January 9, 2015 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Experimental doom-drone, post-rock, noise-rock. 9pm/$7

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Ligia Manuela Lewis: Minor Matter (new work)

January 8, 2015 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

8:30pm. Performed by Kenneth Nicholson. Musical arrangement by WYNN.

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Marcia Garcia, Clare Kelly, Infinite Body, Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta, Elaine Kahn

January 6, 2015 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Maria Garcia + Clare Kelly (score by John Wiese) (LA) infinite body (LA) Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta (SF) Elaine Kahn (Oakland) $7 Maria Garcia is an LA-based performer and noise/sound artist. She performs as Unica with Nial Morgan and Bronze Eye with Patrick Murch, and is co-founder and director of MATA Gallery. Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta is an artist living in San Francisco. Their chapbook, PDF, was released by Solar Luxuriance in 2014. Along with Frankie Orendorff & Matt Weathers, they're a founding member…

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Johnnie Jungleguts: After Ken Sugimori

January 3, 2015

Who is Ken Sugimori? "Who is Ken Sugimori?" is an installation consisting of nearly 800 drawings of every Pokemon and mega-evolution in the Nintendo canon. It's taken artist Johnnie JungleGuts over a year to complete these drawings and they represent a culmination of his work within the Pokemon fandom. This opening at Human Resources also includes a video screening curated by Johnnie which features videos from many different fandoms and artists. And of course, there's also going to be a…

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December 2014
$5

MATA Rising 2

December 27, 2014 8:00 pm
Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

A very special benefit night supporting MATA Noise, a fellow collective dedicated to experimental sound. This event will featuring prime noise performances and art by some of Mata's nearest and dearest.

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music event with ENSEMBLE ECONOMIQUE + d/p/i + PHORK + LEECH

December 26, 2014 12:00 am

last minute show

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Set The Mood – peformance/installation

December 20, 2014 - December 21, 2014

Set The MOOD is a multisensory art show by AMRA. Come and be led through a dark vibrating space scored for our inner desires. Enter the MOOD as installed art pieces illuminate one at a time, curated aromas dance around large-scale abstract paintings, MOOD altars interact with singing light bodies. Relax and enjoy the MOOD choir. Two Performances: Dec 20th 2014 doors at 8:00pm, show starts promptly at 9 Dec 21st 2014 doors at 5:00pm show starts promptly at 6:00…

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baby says: “CORRECTION” + “IM SORRY” + “PLEASE 4-GIVE ME”

December 16, 2014 7:00 pm

By-invitation-only performance.

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Invisible Path, The Royal US, Lee Noble, Marcus Rubio, Joe Newlin

December 14, 2014 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Nixed Media at HRLA: Invisible Path + The Royal US + Lee Noble + Marcus M. Rubio Ensemble + Joe Newlin. 8PM, $5 This series opened in 2014 with Lee Noble, Marcus Rubio & Joe Newlin; it closes the year with the same, plus special guest stars Invisible Path.

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Nikki Darling: Pink Trumpet and Purple Prose Book Launch

December 13, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

An ECONO TEXTUAL OBJECTS book launch and performance. 7PM Nikki Darling is a music journalist/poet/experimental writer. ECONO TEXTUAL OBJECTS is experimentation within economic means for writers and artists pursuing aesthetic adventures grounded in working class realities. Celebrate the release of The Pink Trumpet!

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Gabriel Velazquez and LA Drones, SheKhan

December 11, 2014 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Gabriel Velazquez, LA Drones, SheKhan 8PM

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Haida Curators, speaking about RezErect

December 4, 2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

RezErect: On Native Erotica Gwaai Edenshaw and Kwiaahwah Jones are the co-curators of the RezErect: Native Erotica exhibit at the Bill Reid Gallery in Vancouver. They will be speaking about their exhibit, Native American sexuality and Indigenous curatorial practices. Gwaai Edenshaw is a Haida artist known primarily for his metalwork, as well as bone, slate and wood carvings. He is a founding member of the K'aalts'idaa K'ah Storytelling Society and has worked on numerous production, includingHaidawood, a stop-animation suite, the…

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November 2014

Fayçal Baghriche: Walk the Walk

November 29, 2014 - December 14, 2014

Large-scale installation meditating on everyday public life in Los Angeles: telephone poles. Gallery hours: Fri– Sun, noon-6PM;  Mon-Thu by appointment only.

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White Magic

November 25, 2014 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

WHITE MAGIC (with band) Mathew David's Mindflight Moomaw ∆ 8PM 7$

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