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Stories of Preservation and Progress As A Healing Mechanism at The Garifuna International Film Festival
Stories. Told and remembered but also forgotten and discarded. How are we holding onto our traditions? At the Garifuna International Film Festival, the mission is to preserve these traditions while elevating the voices of the creators – and their visual accounts of culture. Embarking on Venice, CA on Memorial... Read more
Relational Chemistry: A Introspective of Urban Experience
“Relational Chemistry” is set to open at Ivben Studios on October 16th, 2018 featuring a collection of works by Philadelphia based contemporary artist across multiple practices. ArtAboveReality is pleased to present “Relational Chemistry: An Introspective of Urban Experience”, a group survey highlighting nineteen contemporary artists in the city of... Read more
Reality Talks: Episode One – Jane Golden
On Reality Talks, we speak with working artists and arts professionals on navigating the art world. Through introspective conversation, our guests provide knowledge on the market, public projects and the artistic process. For our opening episode we had the pleasure of interviewing Jane Golden, the Executive Director of The... Read more
Visiting the 2018 Venice Biennale and the Work that Caught My Eye via My Instagram
#PlacesAndSpaces2017 – Traveled to the beautiful country of #Italy with one mission… get to the @labiennale! I was so excited when we got the itinerary. When I first arrived at the Arsenale I was so anxious that what I was about to see would be a little over the... Read more
In Conversation: Dr. Jill Moniz and Dr. Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins at The Landing Gallery
This past Sunday (May 21st), The Landing Gallery hosted a curators panel for its current exhibition “Signifying Form” curated by Dr. jill moniz. Joining her in the panel was Dr. Lizetta LeFalle-Collins, an accomplished curator and creative writer. I was excited to hear what these very accomplished women had... Read more
Studio Visits – Inglewood based artist Larry E. Johnson (Quick Clip)
I took a quick trip to Inglewood to meet up with visual artist Larry E. Johnson as he prepares for his participation in 25 Years Later: Race, Riots and Reform at Gallery 38. Larry just finished his first solo exhibition at Los Angeles Southwest College after graduating this past... Read more
In Conversation: Mark Bradford and Naima Keith at California African American Museum
On Wednesday October 20th, the California African-American Museum (CAAM) hosted an artist conversation with Mark to kick off its new museum branding and direction to go along with the opening of its newest exhibitions. Hosted by its new director Naima Keith, I was already impressed with the direction the... Read more
ArtAboveReality sits down with Swedish Abstract Artist OK OK
So tell us, Where did the name “OKOK” come from? I picked it myself. Since I grew up a graffiti writer, I didn’t want to use my real name. OKOK can be copy pasted and doubled forever. Inflation. That gives me the chance to create seamless patterns out of... Read more
Gallery 38 brings Cornbread, the godfather of graffiti, for his first solo exhibition in Los Angeles with a slew of VIP programming slated around the exhibit retrospective which will feature original works, a Graffiti Art Tour with Cartwheel Art Tours, hosted by Cornbread and Steve Grody and a very... Read more
#TheArtInfluencer – Jordan Weber
The art world is changing. Art has always been a driving force in community enrichment, creating social awareness and enhancing the juxtaposition of our society and the artists canvas. Today, the art works have grown in scale and complexity to intrigue new audiences and revive the collective appreciation of... Read more