Curated Talks and Lectures at ALAC 2016

October 08, 2015

Expanded program organized by Marc LeBlanc, Curator of Events & Programming

Marc LeBlanc leads a tour at Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2015, photo by Gina Clyne

We are pleased to announce Marc LeBlanc as the Curator of Events & Programming at Art Los Angeles Contemporary. For the fair’s 2016 edition, he organizes a robust calendar of public programs that address changing conditions for artmaking in Los Angeles.

Since the emergence of its contemporary scene in the mid-twentieth century, generations of artists and dealers have navigated Los Angeles as a picaresque Wild West. Through a series of talks, film screenings, and performances, key figures in the city’s art community will share how they are “coping with tomorrow,” and explore the resulting narratives of survival that emerge in art.

Participants include Norman Klein, critic and urban historian at California Institute of the Arts, artists Charlie White and Amanda Ross-Ho, and project space JOAN. More artists, critics, curators, and gallerists will be announced as they are confirmed. Talks and Lectures are held in the ALAC Theatre, Friday, January 29–Sunday, January 31, 2016.

Le Blanc is a writer and curator based in Los Angeles. Formerly the owner of 1R Gallery, Chicago, LeBlanc’s recent gallery group exhibitions include X Poly Nation (2015), Night Gallery; Unfinished Season (2014), Galerie Nagel+Draxler, Cologne; Palimpsest (2013), Galerie Kavi Gupta, Berlin; and Anteriors (2011), Kunstverein am Rosa-Luxemberg Platz, Berlin.

LeBlanc organized Passages, a two-part screening featuring artists’ videos, music videos, visuals and films made digital, by artists including Body by Body, Keren Cytter, Aaron Garber-Maikovska, Alicja Kwade, JPWIII, Jon Rafman, and Steve Reinke, for ALAC 2015.

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