New York-based artist and filmmaker, Ben Fain, will showcase a number of interventionist projects conceived and executed over the past fifteen years, as selected by Los Angeles-based artist, curator, writer, and researcher, Keith J. Varadi. The screening will be accompanied by a conversation between the two about cults of personality and populist communities, followed by a question and answer session open to all in attendance.
Carmina Escobar will lead the public audience in a performance activating her piece Passing Through Dimensions (2017), a do-it-yourself instrument in the style of a megaphone made out of centerfold included in the current issue of the Art Los Angeles Reader. Escobar is an experimental vocalist, performer, sound and multimedia artist from Mexico City whose work focuses primarily on the voice, the body and their interactions to physical, social and psychological space. The artist lives and works in Los Angeles.
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