Harmony Holiday wants to show “the Baldwin who was baffled and befuddled and wounded and perfectly real.”
Performance has always been essential as a means of survival to participate in the fiction of America.
Joseph’s project is installed in various Black-owned small businesses throughout Los Angeles, from a barbershop to a medical clinic.
Carmen Argote’s exhibition at Commonwealth and Council suggests that she has no money left after participating in Made in LA, displaying work that resists any potential role as pricey art objects.
The body is at the center of much of the work in Made in LA, and overwhelmingly, that body is brown and black, female, queer, and indigenous.
LOS ANGELES — What does it mean to be an LA artist? This is the question that curators Aram Moshayedi and Hamza Walker came up against when organizing the Hammer Museum’s third Los Angeles Biennial, Made in LA 2016.