Date: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM Location:Art Division Library - 2418 W. 6th St. LA CA. 90057 FREE EVENT SPACE IS LIMITED
Fabián Cereijido and Jack Taylor lead a discussion on the artistic impact of Merce Cunningham and John Cage, the legendary avant-garde couple whose work in dance and music still reverberates today. The talk will be accompanied by a live dance by Cunningham performed by TBD, and several Cage pieces performed by Taylor and the artist Parches.
Fabián Cereijido (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1961) is an artist, professor, author and curator from Buenos Aires. who joined Art Division’s faculty in 2011. is video-installations, drawings, sculptures and paintings conjured up fictitious travels in milk and everyday rituals.
Among other subjects, he’s written about current modes of art censorship, the similarities between Goya’s Disasters of War and Freud’s Beyond the Pleasure Principle, and the influence of social movements in contemporary Latin American art.
Last year he was part of the curatorial team of the exhibit How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney’s Latin America and Latin America’s Disney. Part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative.
Jack Taylor’s work focuses on themes of erasure, recombination, revision, spectrality, surrealization, dissociation, and possession, and manifests primarily as text and sound. Taylor is featured in the Los Angeles Contemporary Archive and on Soap Ear, an LA Review of Books channel. He has exhibited at the Night Gallery and Harvestworks.