're:connections': CalArts 2021 MFA Postgraduate Exhibition

're:connections': CalArts 2021 MFA Postgraduate Exhibition

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Off Campus

Tin Flats
1989 Blake Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039

After almost two years apart, the CalArts Art MFAs present the postgraduate exhibition, re:connections, taking place at Tin Flats, Los Angeles.

re:connections features work by 17 artists, all graduates of the CalArts programs in Art, Art and Technology, and Photography and Media. Participating artists include: Kendra Le Bault de la Moriniere, Amanda Bauer, Fía Benitez, Juan Herrera, Eleanor Francis, Jing Dong, Aimée Dopa, Benjamin S. Gordon, Danielle Trent, Lois Bielefeld, Richard Nam, Ruoyi Shi, Yaozhi Liu, Caleb Craig, Dongpu Ling, Seongeun Kim, and Dana Carly Eitches.

Tin Flats will host several public programs for re:connections including on-site screenings of time-based works. Programs will also take place on Zoom every weekend in August 2021, including guest-moderated panels with the exhibiting artists. Moderators include CalArts faculty Ashley Hunt, and visiting faculty Kandis Williams and Zoe Strauss. 

Free Admission: please schedule appointment to visit here.

Street parking available. To ensure the safety of gallery visitors, the number of visitors in the exhibition space at any one time will be limited. We will observe State guidelines for COVID-19. Masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged.

Please address inquiries to re.connections2021@gmail.com.

Graphic Identity and Website Design by Amy Fang. 

re:connections—CalArts Art MFA Postgraduate Exhibition:
Aug. 5-31, 2021
Tin Flats
1989 Blake Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039

re:connections Opening Reception:
Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, 5-8 pm PST
Tin Flats
1989 Blake Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039

Guest-Moderated Artists Panels:
Saturday, Aug. 14, 1-2:30 pm PST
Kandis Williams; Jing Dong, Dongpu Ling, Aimée Dopa, Richard Nam
Register: https://calarts.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qt7gS2iASdyJ2JVAmFwD8Q
Key terms: future, technological intervention, ecological disaster, speculation

Saturday, Aug. 14, 3-4:30 pm PST
Mercedes Dorame; Fía Benitez, Caleb Craig, Danielle Trent, Lois Bielefeld
Register: https://calarts.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2gMZCNlmR4KJzds51AGWCw
Key terms: land, research, memory, heritage

Including works by Dana Carly Eitches, Juan Herrera, Jing Dong, Kendra de la Moriniere, Lois Bielefeld, Ruoyi Shi, Seongeun Kim, and Yaozhi Liu: 

Friday, Aug. 20, 7:30 pm PST 
Tin Flats
1989 Blake Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039
RSVP: re.connections2021@gmail.com

Guest-Moderated Artists Panels:
Sunday, Aug. 22, 1-2:30 pm PST
Shirley Tse; Seongeun Kim, Kendra de la Moriniere, Dana Carly Eitches, Eleanor Francis, Benjamin S. Gordon
Register: https://calarts.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_H9rudQk-Rs-Mpf7UYEspWQ
Key terms: transformation, reflection, body, perception, performance

Sunday, Aug. 22, 3-4:30 pm PST
Ashley Hunt; Juan Herrera, Ruoyi Shi, Amanda Bauer, Yaozhi Liu
Register: https://calarts.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VhA21xSkQyS2-gCLujLYEg
Key terms: political connections, transmission of ideology, mapping

re:connections Closing Reception:
Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, 5-8 pm PST
Tin Flats
1989 Blake Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039

Gallery Hours:
Thursdays–Sundays, 12-6 pm PST
Free Admission (schedule appointment to visit)