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[arte] handcrafted works. edition one hundred.


KD Posting of this event
One of the pieces available tonight

General Store Pop Up Winter Edition
Thursday, January 12th

7-10pm

715 S. Los Angeles Street, Downtown LA 
[Just south of 7th street]

featuring
EditionOneHundred.com
Limited edition, hand signed, numbered photographs & prints.
Original artworks by Edition One Hundred contributing artists Augustine Kofie, Miles Regis & Tasya Van Ree

MumfordBrewing.com
Small batch craft beer.

TheForecast.tv
Original fashion-focused audiovisual content.

Flavorful music selection provided by DJ Jun & Josh One.

Cocktails provided by Tres Sietes Tequila.

circulatory system | recent works | augustine kofie*

LA vs. War II [Art Exhibition: 9/9-9/11]

**PARKING**

LA Vs. WAR main parking lot open 5PM til CLOSE:
1813 South Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles, 90021 — $5. Park and walk north to Porter Street.

For additional parking options, please take direction from our staff at the venue entrance: 2350 Porter St, Los Angeles, CA 90021
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As a follow up to the original LA Vs. WAR show held in April 2008, LA Vs. War returns as a massive three-day experiential art exhibition and cultural event presenting some of today’s most prolific, pro-peace/anti-war and political artists in multi-media.

LA Vs. WAR II will commemorate the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Artists from LA and beyond will examine the questions: After 10 years of the Global War …on Terror, where do we now stand as a nation? Is the world a safer place? Where does the Peace movement go from here?

WHO:
Curated By:
John Carr of Yo! Peace, the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Political Gridlock and Ad Hoc Art
Produced By: Estée Ochoa

Contributing Artists:
Aamber, Abcnt, Adam Smith, Aise, Alexander Skramble, Alison Smith, Ando Pndlian, Army of One, Art Hazelwood, Asylm, Billy Davidson, Brianna Lengel Bail, Chase, Chaz Bojorquez, Christopher Wallace, Chuck Sperry, cojoco, Contra One, Cryptik, Deadmundo, DJ Lucha/Besos Not Bombs, Dog Byte, Doran Dada, Doug Minkler, Eddie Colla, Edward Colver, Emory Douglas, Enik, Eriberto Oriol, Eyeone, Eyerie, Farzad Kohan, Favianna Rodriguez, Free Humanity, Garrison Buxton, Geraldine Lozano, Gilles d’Amecourt, Glenn Brooks, Graphonic, Guillermo Bert, Gustavo Alberto Garcia Vaca, James Bentley, Jesus Barraza, Joe Iurato, John Carlos De Luna, John Carr, John Fekner, Jon Paul Bail, Josh MacPhee, Juan Fuentes, Juana Alicia Araiza, Julio Salgado, Krystine Kryttre, Kyle Goen, Lalo Alcaraz, Leba, Leo “CatZ” Limon, Leo Eguiarte, Leopoldo Pena, lilstickyrice, Lucky Bunny, Lydia Emily, Malaquias Montoya, Man One, Manny Torres, Marilyn LaGrone-Amaral, Mark of the Beast, Mary Sutton, Mas, Max Neutra, Mear, Melanie Cervantes, Michael Russek, Michelle Cohen, Mike “Maximum Fluoride” Fisher, Nino Rodriguez, Not My Goverment, Nuclear Winter, Orameh Bagheri, Oree Original, Oscar Magallanes, Overton Loyd, Paul Barron, Peace Be With You, Poli Marichal, Raymundo Hernandez-Lopez, Ricardo Duffy, Ricardo Estrada, Richard Sanchez, Robbie Conal, Ron Donovan, Rupert Garcia, Septerhed, Shark Toof, Shepard Fairey, Simba Russeau, Sonji Mariposa, Street Phantom, Two Rabbits, Vyal, Werc, William Acedo, Winston Smith, Yem, Yuri Shimojo, Zoltron

Performance Art by:
Alex Munoz, Amitis Motevalli, Byron Jose, Gian Munoz, joebutoh sculptour, Michael Datcher, Ms. Slowcialization, Nancy Popp, Raquel Gutierrez, Yuki Hayashi-Hammel

Live Art Curated by Crewest Gallery and Mobile Mural Lab by:
Asylm SH, Bazar, Bounce, Chase, Contra One, Cryptik, Fearo, Gustavo Garcia, Jim Fonseca, Lydia Emily, Man One, Mandoe, Mear, Nuke, Vyal, Wenceslao Quiroz, More TBA

Video Art program curated by Kelly Fancher featuring works by:
Elizabeth Wood, Manuela Viera-Gallo, Elle Burchill, Pouya, Vivian Wong

Participating DJs curated by ArtDontSleep and Dublab.com:
Aaron Byrd, Adrian Younge, Al Jackson, Alfred Hawkins, Alter, Andrew Meza, Anthony Valadez, B+, Carlos Nino, Coleman, Destroyer, DJ Moni, DJ Shiva, Expo, Frosty, GLK, Hawthorne Headhunters, Haycock, House Shoes, Inka One, Jun, Knxdlge, Kristi Lomax, Lady Sha, Lee Bannon, Marc deClive Lowe, Matthew David, Monalisa, Mndsgn, Mono/Poly, Mr. NumberOnederful, Plann B., Rani D., Rhettmatic, Seano, Scott K & special guests.

Also Featuring:
Live T-shirt Printing By: Hit+Run featuring peace and antiwar graphics
Peace Altar By: Ofelia Esparza and ZAN
Laser Graffiti By: Buff Laser 2000
Peace Photo Project By: Azul 213
Stenciling Demonstrations & Workshops By: Oscar Magallanes and Leo Limón

WHAT:
Large selection of fine art, limited-edition prints and pro-peace posters on view, chronicling the creative responses to the current military conflicts in the Middle East/North Africa/Central Asia, The Global War on Terror, the Drug Wars and other wars on marginalized peoples.

Live art demonstrations and workshops to engage the audience in creative activities ranging from painting, t-shirt printing, stenciling, performance art and altar-making

Teach-ins with grassroots activist-partners from Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), Code Pink, Youth Justice Coalition, Antiwar.com, Center for the Study of Political Graphics, and Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) in effort to inform and energize attendees in transforming their own lives and communities

Peace Photo Project will be taking portraits of attendees as activists for Peace, LA Vs. WAR video art program and more

Preview the LA Vs. WAR event program:
http://vswar.org/pdf/LA-Vs-WAR-TRIFOLD-program-final.pdf

When:
Friday, September 9th, 2011 – Sunday, September 11th, 2011
12:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Where:
The Vortex
2341 E. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90021

Entry: $5.00 Suggested Donation
All Ages

For more information and updates visit: www.vswar.org
Like LA Vs. War on Facebook: www.facebook.com/vswar
Follow LA Vs. War on Twitter: www.twitter.com/lavswar

About LA Vs. War II
LA Vs. WAR II is a not-for-profit project that will live on past the September 2011 Los Angeles event under the name Vs. WAR. The show will evolve and travel to other cities bringing its unique model of creative resistance and collaboration to other communities. Originally organized out of the Yo! Peace poster show, the first LA Vs. WAR welcomed 6000 attendees and gained widespread impact on a national scale.

About John Carr / LA Vs. War Creator & Curator
John Carr is an internationally acclaimed artist, designer and curator based in downtown Los Angeles. He is the curator of Yo! What Happened to Peace? a traveling peace/antiwar poster exhibition and editor of a poster art book by the same name. In 2008 Carr created LA Vs. War, earning the Center for the Study of Political Graphics “Art as a Hammer” award for his achievements.

LA VS WAR II, September 2011

wylde[passion]flowers vs war [!!!] » *like* L.A. vs WAR on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/p​ages/LA-Vs-WAR/16988896306​4644

LA VS WAR II

September 9, 10, 11 2011
Noon to Midnight

At
The Vortex
2341 E. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90021

Parking will be available in nearby lots, please follow signs at the venue.

LA Vs. WAR II will mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 2001 attacks with a massive group art exhibition and event taking place in Downtown LA from 9/9/11 to 9/11/11. Artists from LA and beyond will examine the questions: After 10 years of the Global War on Terror, where do we now stand as a nation? Is the world a safer place? Where does the Peace movement go from here?

FEATURING

ART EXHIBITION
Curated by Yo! Peace, Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Political Gridlock, and Ad Hoc Art. Will feature fine art and limited edition prints by a mix of local and out-of-town artists. A participating artist list we be displayed here as it becomes available.

LIVE ART

Graffiti & Live Art by some of LA’s most notorious artists, curated by Crewest Gallery & Mobile Mural Lab.
Live t-shirt printing by Hit+Run featuring peace & antiwar graphics. Customize a t-shirt or bring your own apparel.
Stenciling demonstrations and workshops organized by Oscar Magallanes & others.
Peace Altar by Ofelia Esparza and friends. Bring your own photos and mementos to add to the powerful meditation for Peace.
Peace Photo Project will be taking portraits of attendees as activists for Peace.
Laser Graffiti interactive experience hosted by buffLaser2000

TEACH-INS
In the honored tradition of the peace movement’s “teach-in,” come listen and interact with speakers from our grassroots activist partners Iraq Veterans Against the War, Antiwar.com, Center for the Study of Political Graphics and others. Schedules to be announced.

MUSIC
LA Vs. WAR II welcomes the return of an all-star DJ lineup curated by Dublab.com and ArtDontSleep. DJ schedules will be listed here as they become available.

Please donate to the Project on Kickstarter if you’re able: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1716253169/la-vs-war-art-for-peace-in-the-hope-era

HUSTLEMANIA

Patrick Martinez : HUSTLEMANIA Exhibition opens March 19th, 2011 at Known Gallery

Rob Abeyta Jr – All Necessary Means featured in the project room

Opening reception Saturday March 19th, 2011 8-11pm

Exhibition Runs: March 19th – April 9th 2011

Known Gallery
441 North Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Info@knowngallery.com
knowngallery.com

learn more about patrick martinez by visiting http://patrickmartinez.com

The World Is Watching…

and so is big brother, thanks for this golden image Banksy, one of my favorites. 1984isims. ++ congratulations to you and to Mochilla on the Oscar Nomination for “Exit Through the Gift Shop” read more on the film/nomination HERE.

[copy & paste to browser to dig deeper: http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/bristol/hi/people_and_places/arts_and_culture/newsid_9373000/9373020.stm]

L.A. Speaks : Censorship

peep this heavy video featuring some very influential artists as they express their views on art, war and censorship (of the BLU piece above) on the Museum of Contemporary Art.

[A short series of interviews with some folks who care at the Downtown LA BLU Moca whitewash protest using laser gaffiti // 01.03.2011] via @Crewest