The Journal of Aesthetics & Protest invites you to celebrate the launch of their second issue by joining us for three nights of events including a reading, film screening, art exhibition and raffle. Thursday, January 29th at 8PM preview the artwork and lounge in sartorial splendor at Machine on 1200 D N. Alvarado St. for readings by authors Elizabeth Hansen and Ben Ehrenreich.
Visit the Machine the following Friday afternoon to see a stunning group art exhibition created in support of the Journal. At 8PM,join us next door at the Echo Park Film Center as guest curator Aparna Bakhle presents a screening of timely works drawn from DVision’s first issue BANNED which audio-visually attacks the act of banning. Works include Al Razutis’ collage “A Message From our Sponsors,” Roger Beebe’s “Composition in Red and Yellow,” and the Institute of Applied Autonomy’s “Little Brother Gets Busted.”
This threeday extravaganza concludes with a ten dollar a ticket art raffle at Machine on Saturday at 7PM. Bidding begins promptly at 8:00. MC’d by Adam Goldman, of Bedroom Walls, accompanying himself on synthesizer.
Don’t miss this opportunity to make outrageous claims on donations of recent artwork by Steve Anderson, Mark Allen, Nicole Antebi, Cara Baldwin, Mariana Botey, Todd Bourret, Nicole Cousino, Zoe Crosher, Ken Ehrlich, Karl Erickson, Mark Flores, Erik Gongrich, Kathy Garcia, Katie Grinnan, Ben Guzman, Aiko Hachisuka, Fritz Haeg, Mark Hagen, Marc Herbst, Robby Herbst, Violet Hopkins, Ashley Hunt, Charles Irvin, Marie Jager, Kat Jurati, Heidi Kidon, Jeff Kopp, Olga Koumoundouros, Cyril Kuhn, Karen Lofgren, Kelly Martin, Daniel J Martiniez, Lize Mogel, Peter Moran, My Barbarian, Michelle Sinigayan, Neil Stuber, David Thorne, Melissa Thorne, Ruben Ortiz Torres, Christina Ulke, Kimberly Varella, Michael Wilson, Natalie Zimmerman and others.