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Exquisite Rugs, Exceptional Service: 530 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena

January 19, 2019 - January 27, 2019

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An in-progress installation about Pasadena Rug Mart, established in 1932 and closed in 2017, commemorating this diasporic 20th Century shop as a personal, cultural, business, and social archive of 530 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena and incorporating documentation and archival materials dating from the 1930s-2000s, as well as books, textiles, ephemera, yarn used to make repairs, a c. 1932 neon sign as well as other objects telling the story of the space.

Saturday 1/19 12—6
Sunday 1/20 12—8
Monday 1/21 12–6
Tuesday 1/22 3–6
Saturday 1/26 12—6
Sunday 1/27 12—6

On January 20, there will be three slideshows featuring found slides created from translated annotations on each slide. Slideshows will take place at 2, 5, and 7pm.

Additional slideshow presentations on Saturday 1/26 at 2 and 5pm and on Sunday 1/27 and  a listening session with Arshia Fatima Haq (Discostan) will play contemplative sounds for and from the archive from 6-7:30pm.

Organized by Maryam Hosseinzadeh

January 19, 2019
January 27, 2019
Human Resources LA
410 Cottage Home
Los Angeles, CA 90012