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Wednesday Summer Screenings

A casual series of moving image works, presented every Wednesday night at 9 free image by Aimee Goguen

Antoni Hervás – the awakening

May 12 - June 4, 2023 –– Wednesday through Sunday, 12 - 6pm Opening: May 12, 6 - 10pm Cuero Amanecer: a celebration of queer clubs, sexy dancing, leather and […]

Greetings Friends

Greetings Friends is a full-length essay film made by Pau Pescador, titled after a Disney Studio produced film. In 1941, the United States government created the Office of Inter-American Affairs […]

Bijou – 1972

Presented inside Toni Hervas' exhibition the awkening

Prima Sakuntabhai & Olivia Leiter

This weeks Wednesday Night Summer Screening Series features short videos Olivia Leiter and Prima Sakuntabhai. Olivia LeiterDrawing from archival materials and phone interviews, Amalgamated explores cooperation, unions, the 60s and 70s New York City tenant movement, compromises, […]

Macula Dog • Bromp Treb • Mas Guerrero

On Saturday June 10th MACULA DOG – the enigmatic, electronic, off-kilter, self-contained band and performance unit from New York City – bring themselves and their holographs to Human Recources Los […]

Ari Brostoff & Emily Segal in Conversation 

This event is a conversation between Ari Brostoff, author of Missing Time, and Emily Segal, author of Mercury Retrograde, about their respective books--two reflections on the cultural and political vertigo of the 2010s. Possible discussion […]

Sebastian Hernandez – REVERB

Reverb is a quartet movement based performance that thinks through ideas of queerness, kin, sorrow and the body. This performance asks the performers to question their commitment to performance, movement, […]

Jean Robison: Wandering Eye

Opening: Saturday, June 24, 6–9pm Exhibition Dates: June 24-27, 2023 Gallery Hours: Sunday June 25 11am - 2pm and by appointment Robison’s immersive installation showcases new work in an experimental audio/visual […]

Adrian Culverson: Smorgasbord

Gallery hours: Noon-6:00pm Smorgasbord is a collection of paintings and sculptures that revolve around abstracted formal investigations of colour, shape, and play. Hand-sewn fabric compactions augmented and calcified with heavily applied […]

BIH (Carmina Escobar, Roco Córdova and Dorian Wood)

Vocalists/multidisciplinary artists Carmina Escobar, Roco Córdova and Dorian Wood return to Human Resources as BIH, expanding on their performance of Blood is here back in April. The three consider the contexts of […]


Hothouse Dirty Looks Inc presents Hothouse, a program of erotic film and video art focusing on ‘realcore’ non-genital sex and symbolic eroticism. Originally curated as part of the exhibition Fulgora, organized […]


Gallery hours: 12 - 6pm “Our culture is defective. Perhaps you mean that we ought to study the problem and look for a solution. Perhaps we could, if it wasn't […]

We came to help you carry the sun

Gallery hours: 12 - 6pmOpening: Friday, July 21, 7 - 9pmPoetry reading by Jennifer Tseng and performance by Christos Tejada at 8pm Waxing & Waning enveloped letterlost in transitcall her […]


FCK82 (FKA The Ensemble Whose Name is Uhhhhhmm… ) makes their first IRL appearance EVER with a screening of a 45-minute-long set created originally for the SPIEL! Games as Critical […]

First Draft

First Draft is an evening of Experimental Works-in-Process for Los Angeles based dance and performance artists. The evening serves as a creative laboratory for wide-ranging artistic investigations in movement-based mediums for artists […]

$5 – $20

exigent webs: a night of shorts

A night of experimental documentary shorts weaving through the body as an archive, as well as a site of criminalization and/or pleasure—sites that are navigating history as present, past and […]

fan fiction about heaven or hell

a screening of video works by Hazel Katz, Jack Coventry, Stanton Cornish-Ward, Theo Cuthand, Trent Crawford, Wren Gardiner, and more : - ) Stanton Cornish-Ward is an artist and filmmaker […]

Art Spaces Meet & Greet 2023

A gathering with some of LA’s most exciting independent art organizations, presented with X-TRA Magazine. Feral art spaces will briefly present on their organization’s work and mission in PechaKucha style presentations. […]

Dorian Wood: Musa Cerdota + The angel screening

Artist Dorian Wood brings Musa Cerdota to Human Resources for its Los Angeles debut. The multisensory performance incorporates music from Wood's 2020 album REACTOR. After the project's 2022 premiere in Barcelona, music magazine Muzikalia noted: […]

Michael Kennedy Costa: Mirror Area

Gallery hours: 12 – 6pmOpening: Friday, September 22, 6 – 8pm A selection from an ongoing series of line drawings. This exhibition includes two events: a concert with Los Angeles […]

Los Angeles Wood Wind Skill Share & Wells Leng

This concert is presented in conjunction with Mirror Area, an exhibition of drawings by Michael Kennedy Costa (September 22 - 29, 2023). The Los Angeles Wood Wind Skill Share (LAWWSS) […]

Mirror Area, a reading

This reading is presented in conjunction with Mirror Area, an exhibition of drawings by Michael Kennedy Costa (September 22 - 29, 2023). Book launch and reading of Michael Kennedy Costa's Mirror Area, […]

Carlos Agredano: Smog Check

Gallery hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 12 - 6pmOpening: Saturday, October 7, 7 - 9pm Smog Check is an exhibition of new sculptures and research by Carlos Agredano about the air-quality […]

JD’s Preventing Harassment & Discrimination Training

While gallery sitting for Carlos Agredano's Smog Check, Jennifer Doyle will complete her state-mandated sexual harassment prevention training program, and livestream this exercise (via HRLA's Instagram account) while offering running […]

Zori Swanegan: In suspension, otherwise

Opening reception: Friday, October 27, 6 - 9pmOpen hours: Saturday, October 28th and Sunday, October 29th 12 - 6pm A collection of drawings, prints, and one animation serving as windows […]

Kanal Nula / Touriszt / Henrik Soederstroem / Hallasan

A night of extreme music with artists from New York, Berlin, Stockholm and Los Angeles. Kanal Nula (NY)Touriszt (Berlin)Henrik Soederstroem (Stockholm)Hallasan (LA) With special guest, DJ Shitfun. $10 admission to […]

The Alphabet of Andean Futurism

This project emerges as an adaptation of fragments from Gamaliel Churata's indigenist avant-garde masterpiece, "The Golden Fish," viewed through the lens of Andean Futurism. It combines music, video, poetry, and […]

So Much I Want to Say: A Glimpse into Palestinian Erasure

Los Angeles Filmforum and Human Resources Los Angeles presentSo Much I Want To Say: A Glimpse Into Palestinian ErasureScreening + Lecture PerformanceFor more info: With guests curator Zaina Bseiso […]

Alsea Diana Is Depicting Violence Against Women


Kabir Carter

Doors at 8pmPerformance at 9pmFree (pay what you want - proceeds go to Venice Family Clinic) Kabir Carter will explore the spatial acoustics and resonant behavior of a circuit that […]

Winter Soiree

doors at 7:30pm / music at 8pm Corey Fogel hosts another Winter Soiree, featuring an assortment of creative musicians, both local and traveling from Portland, San Francisco, and New York. […]

Tati au Miel: Carousel EP Release

Tickets are $10 at the door. In celebration of Tati au Miel’s latest EP release Carousel with Texan label Halcyon Veil. This EP, birthing from Tati's lived experiences and personal […]

Arnold J. Kemp: 3 Plays

Tickets are free of charge. Reserve a spot by clicking on the appropriate link: Friday, January 12th / Saturday, January 13th / Sunday, January 14th A three night survey of […]

Minor Gaps Between

Gallery hours: 12 - 6pmOpening: Saturday, January 20, 6 - 9pm featuring work by:0ll668Derek HolguinJiayun ChenRodolfo Sousa Minor Gaps Between is the result of several conversations about the arcane and […]

Jules Garder and Nat Decker: Posturing Collapse

Friday, February 9th, 6pm - 10pmPerformances: 8pm - 10pmFeaturing: Jules Chimes Gårder and Nat Decker, Star Feliz and Cielo Saucedo, thai Lu, Life Em Stebbins and Jazmin Romero Gallery Hours: […]

Reading The Right to Maim

HRLA is hosting a two-part seminar dedicated to reading Jasbir Puar's The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability (2017). The Right to Maim, which argues that debilitation is a defining […]


Join HRLA for a panel and conversation about statements and solidarity. (RESCHEDULED from 2/6) Endorsements of PACBI, calls for ceasefire, individual expressions of solidarity — what do different kinds of […]

Meejin Hong: Deluge

a screening and art show with Meejin Hong opening Friday, February 16th, 5 - 8pmGallery hours: Saturday, February 17th and Sunday, February 18th, 12 - 6pm Meejin Hong is an […]

para by para

para by para para by para is a (hyper)active listening party featuring performances by sound artists Slow Rose and jeremy +/ kennedy, under her new moniker D.J. Again. para by para tiptoes the edge of the event horizon, taking […]

Seven Channel Aura

Human Resources Los Angeles presents Seven Channel Aura, a night of music by Beli and Friends.  Live sets by Clarion and Angel Meat.  DJ sets by Stealth Angel, Jonny Mystery, […]

First Draft

First Draft is an evening of Experimental Works-in-Process for Los Angeles based dance and performance artists. The evening serves as a creative laboratory for wide-ranging artistic investigations in movement-based mediums […]

BEING WORK Book Launch

with Dorothy Dubrule, Jessica Emmanuel and Mireya Lucio, moderated by Ajani Brannum Being Work is a collection of essays by dance and theater artists, edited by Dorothy Dubrule and published by Insert […]

Words for Falastin: fundraiser for Rafah

With hearts broken and malleable grief we invite you to gather with us as we speak prayers, songs, offerings for the liberation of the land of Palestine. As we tend to this […]

Springing Studies

Springing Studies is the first installment of HRLA Studies, a series of free study sessions intended for skill sharing, thought provocation, collective learning and expansion of the commons. Two sessions are being […]

Devotional See-Saw

Gallery hours: Friday, March 15th, 2 - 6pm; Saturday, March 16th 12 - 5pm A collaborative show by Canción Paz and Amia YokoyamaTo read texts about the show (in English […]

Alan S. Tofighi: Legal Fictions & Critical Bands (1993-2024)

Alan S. Tofighi: Legal Fictions & Critical Bands (1993-2024) Traces trajectories from two ongoing work cycles; Critical Bands (2010-present) and Legal Fictions (2014-present). Respectively rooted in histories & counter histories in […]

Gaza Community Aid Fundraiser & Art Raffle

We are raising funds to help multiple families evacuate Gaza. Your raffle ticket costs will be entirely redirected to individuals working on the ground helping evacuate and resettle families. Join […]



Writing on Raving is a reading and performance series curated by Zoë Beery, Geoffrey Mak and McKenzie Wark. The series opens a space for critical thinking, creative language, and verbal performance that celebrates, […]


Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8pm; Sunday performance begins at 6pm. Click here to purchase tickets. VENUS 2.0 is a large-scale multi-media music performance by Tyler Matthew Oyer. Set within […]


BAE BAE (Kumi James) presents SOUL RECOVERY, a live electronic music and sound performance that investigates how sonic resonance helps to create and strengthen bonds between people and spaces, allowing […]


Sculptors Painting

Organized by Cara Chan Opening reception: Friday, May 17, 6 - 9pmGallery hours: Saturday, May 18 through Thursday, May 23, 12 - 6pmPainting event: Sunday, May 19, 2 - 5pm […]

labor & collective action as resistance

Join us for a teach-in on May 25th hosted at Human Resources! labor & collective action as resistance will explore how collective action can be applied to the spaces we […]

David Bad: all in, win or lose

Opening reception: Wednesday, May 29th 6 - 9pm Gallery hours: Thursday, May 30th through Monday, June 3rd, 12 - 6pm Ever since I can remember I’ve been painting, drawing, sketching, or […]

Two Tongues, Multiple Mothers

Two Tongues, Multiple Mothers is a one night event consisting of screenings, performances, and objects that explore the space between languages as liminal bodies. The process of translation and interpretation […]

WET NIGHTMARES: transvestiary of horrors

Spiritual sessions with popper-induced trances, lycanthropic nahual strippers, anal vampiresses. Binding spells sealed with a rain of blood, satanic dances. Sexual pacts with demonic entities and orgies with transsexual "tlahuelpuchis" […]


First Draft

Tickets are $5 - 20, sliding scale; click here to purchase. First Draft is an evening of Experimental Works-in-Process for Los Angeles based dance and performance artists. The evening serves as a […]

Rehearsals for A Color Play

Anna Betbeze and HR present: Rehearsals for A Color Play Gallery Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 12 - 6pmOpening: Saturday, June 15, 4 - 6pmOpen rehearsals: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 21 - […]

David Aguirre: Los días

Opening reception: Friday, June 28, 6 - 9pmOpen hours: Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30, 12 - 6pm David Isaac Aguirre (b.1992, Fresno, CA) is an artist who lives […]

Transfiguration International Film Festival

Doors at 6:30pm Screenings at 7pm THE TRANSFIGURATION INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is a traveling film festival showcasing an eclectic variety of experimental short films. Curated by Jonni Peppers (award-winning animator […]


A meditation on our relationships with nature and technology, GREEN SCREEN VOCAL SAC invites attendees to use their phone/device to playback a video (accessible via QR code) to create an […]

Audrey Leshay: The Science of Last Things

Opening reception: Friday, July 12, 6 - 9pmGallery hours: Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, 12 - 6pm Audrey Leshay (b. 1997) is a painter from and based in […]

Ashira Darwish | a Sufi prayer for Gaza  

Join us for a Sufi prayer and sacred dance of power for Gaza. Ashira Darwish will lead an active Sufi meditation to release stress, grief and anger. We will then […]


Tickets are $10; click here to purchase. On July 23rd, 2024 at Human Resources Los Angeles, Alex Hawthorn will present an evening of experimental electronic music performances by renowned artists, […]