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A Loose Million: reading, screening, and a hypnosis

Caitlin Berrigan’s Imaginary Explosions draws upon geology, embodied knowledges, and technoscience to investigate how deep time and interspecies communication might assist us in radical planetary transformation. The long-term project is composed of episodic videos, sculpture, and an artist book, calling into collaboration artists and scholars whose real-life work pushes the limits of science and culture. […]

Tasting Menu Lab

free   Tasting Menu is a Los Angeles-based collaboration between Tim Feeney, Cassia Streb, and Cody Putman, exploring instrumental and found sound, movement, tape recorders, door frames, window panes, rainstorms, pine cones, concrete floors, and children’s cartoons. They will be performing a set of site specific improvisations, deconstructed folk tunes, and music for water, marbles, […]

Secret Ceremony

Secret Ceremony / Queerness and Spirituality at the dawn of the new decade. Curated by Telémachos Alexiou An evening of ritual and performance with: Christopher Argodale Camila Maria Concepción Emi Fontana Kathryn Garcia Carlos Medina-Diaz Eva Mitala Tyler Matthew Oyer Deborah Smaragdi Isous Mohammad Tayyeb Ares Zolo & Telémachos Alexiou + Technoshamanic afterparty Doors at […]

Ecology of the Edge: Closing reception with Paige Emery, Olive Kimoto and Kendra Adler

Closing reception for Ecology of the Edge at Human Resources. Music performances by Paige Emery Olive Kimoto  and movement performance by Kendra Adler with Jenna Lo-Slavio and Josie J (divinebrick) Intimate Ecology zines to take home by Mukta Mohan and Dylan Tupper Rupert ______________________________________________ Paige Emery "The Body Outside of itself" looks at the body […]

Skylar Haskard: RECESS 2019

For this exhibit, Skylar Haskard has created numerous works under the working title, RECESS 2019. Subjects ranging from furniture to food are playfully addressed exploring the relationship between the body and the ‘everythingness’ of our material world. Sweatsuits temporarily hardened by school glue are seen alongside objects and materials that display little or no manipulation […]

JIJI | YOU (流) | flow | music for electric guitar

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

JIJI tells two stories: One, spinning Gulli Bjornsson’s story of capsizing and falling into the ocean, being tossed around in the waves as night approaches, and waves of sound consume the listener. Bjornsson’s dimmar oldur risa is inspired by an ancient Icelandic poem by Jónas Hallgrímsson. And secondly, her own piece Kintsukuo, after the Japanese […]

$25

Wild Up | darkness sounding | solstice sounding | dusk til dawn

Description We play drones in the dark from sundown to sun-up, during longest night of the year. The cast of performer-composers includes: trombonist Matt Barbier, cellists Derek Stein and Tal Katz, poet Mandy Kahn, guitarist Chris Kallmyer, violinist Andrew Tholl, guitarist Jiji, vocalists Catherine Brookman and Kathryn Shuman, guitarist Seth Olinsky, saxophonist Marta Tiesenga, Lucky Dragons and oscillatorist Lewis Pesacov. NOTE on blankets and sleeping bags: please bring blankets, sleeping bags, coats, […]

$25

Public Access Inclusive

Opening reception: December 26, 2019, 7-10pm with a performance by Quamon at 9pm Exhibition dates: December 27 & 28, 12-5pm Public Access Inclusive is an on-going project between L.A. based artists Hyesung ii and Angel Ballesteros. The project was started with an idea of inclusion and to go against the exclusive culture of art and […]

ptxs launch/listening event

- private event to launch limited edition zine by ptxs: jovan, gabriela ruiz, vine a incendiar este lugar, dorian wood - sound composition by ptxs - separate sex positive space 21+ only rsvp only

Toolbox

Saturday, January 4th 8pm 2020Sunday, January 5th 2pm 2020 A dance theater performance art piece journeys through trauma and the path to healing. It questions how we build tools to help ourselves. How does energy transmute? How do we handle life when it feels too much? Is meditation the next step to self-discovery? This piece […]

Xina Xurner / M Lamar / Johanna Hedva / Pauline Lay + Gabie Strong

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Xina Xurner M Lamar Johanna Hedva Pauline Lay + Gabie Strong doors at 8, sound at 9 $7 suggested donation, no-one turned away for lack of funds. advance tickets available here Xina Xurner​ is an experimental music/performance collaboration between Marvin Astorga And Young Joon Kwak, whose cathartic performances combine DIY and power electronics, mutated vocals, […]

$7

SHEENED

SHEENED is a new musical piece by Cody Putman for cellos, contrabasses, lap-steel guitar and whirly tubes. Dustin Wong and Takako Minekawa present a beautiful and colorful menagerie of kaleidoscopic-pop, spells, and patterns. Gemma Godfrey presents new songs and hexes for vocal loops, electric guitar drones, and feedback. Visuals by Peter Nichols $10 suggested donation […]

LAURA PARNES: TOUR WITHOUT END

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

SCREENING OF TOUR WITHOUT END (92 min.) AND LIVE PERFORMANCES INCLUDING RACHEL MASON AND BRONTEZ PURNELL FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, starting at 8, Suggested donation $10 SCREENING OF TOUR WITHOUT END (92 min.) AND CONVERSATION WITH CHRIS KRAUS AND LAURA PARNES ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, starting at 8, Suggested donation $10 GALLERY HOURS: Wednesday through Sunday, […]

EDGE: A Session on Pornography

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Event, 2:30-4:30, conversation from 3-4pm Sublevel Magazine invites you to join in Session— a Live Cam conversation with Johanna Fateman, Lorelei Lee, and Tiana Reid. Their respective work lies at the intersections of sex-feminism, labor and pleasure, the legal dimensions of pornography and prostitution, politics of representation, archival research, and queer potentialities. This conversation will […]

FREE

Rite Nite

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Rite Nite brings together three LA-based artists using solo voices to re-describe ritual. Alphabet Of Wrongdoing Odeya Nini Francine Thirteen Alphabet of Wrongdoing is the newest musical project from Snowblink’s Daniela Gesundheit, exploring ceremonial Jewish prayer songs and blessings that encircle themes of reckoning, forgiveness, mortality, striving, and atonement, reimagined for secular audiences and secular […]

$10

KEN EHRLICH: DYSFUNCTIONAL FURNITURE

Opening Friday, January 31: 7–9pm Closing event Sunday, Feb 16: 4-6pm Music by Adam Samuel Goldman, toasts, conversation about living with dysfunction.   Gallery Hours: Thursday-Sunday noon-6pm and by appointment note: the Firecracker 5K/10K  goes right down Broadway on 2/16, but should have finished before noon.   Human Resources is pleased to present Dysfunctional Furniture, an exhibition […]

Online Sexual Harassment Prevention Training: A Public Performance of Compliance

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

  ZOOM LINK (TW: this will be glitchy, at times boring, strange!): https://zoom.us/j/161645550?pwd=OEJZcFRrcm9Ka2NobFg2aFRnM05wdz09 Join Jennifer Doyle, a professor of English at the University of California, Riverside and author of Campus Sex, Campus Security, as she takes the UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors and Faculty. State employees are required by law […]

Corey Fogel + Ted Reichman + Eyvind Kang: Improvised Music amongst Dysfunctional Furniture on a Dysfunctional Holiday.

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Best known for his long association with John Hollenbeck’s Claudia Quintet and many other New York creative music ensembles, as well as his work as film composer and educator, Ted Reichman has recently developed a new language for amplified accordion based on the work of his teachers Anthony Braxton and Alvin Lucier as well as […]

Feldman and Frey performed by The Koan Quartet with Katie Porter

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Performance: 8pm $15 at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds) Feldman and Frey performed by The Koan Quartet with Katie Porter Jürg Frey; Quintet, Clarinet and String Quartet Morton Feldman; Clarinet and String Quartet Eric KM Clark & Orin Hildestad, violins Cassia Streb, viola Jennifer Bewerse, cello Katie Porter, clarinet Quintet, […]

$15

Lúcia Prancha: CASA DO SOL

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Opening: Thursday, February 20th, 8–10pm Exhibition Dates: February 21st–March 1st, 2020 Gallery Hours: Wed-Sun, noon-6pm and by appointment The Body of the Text, a reading circle & seminar: Saturday, February 22, 2-5pm Human Resources is pleased to present CASA DO SOL, an exhibition of new work by artist Lúcia Prancha. Prancha's installation explores the work and legacy […]

Hilda Hilst: The Body of the Text, a reading circle and seminar

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Join artist Lúcia Prancha, artist/scholar Patrícia Lino, and Jennifer Doyle in a reading circle and conversation celebrating the writings of the extraordinary writer Hilst Hilst (1930-2004). Often described as the Marquis de Sade of Brazil, her astonishing work takes up mysticism, insanity, embodiment, eroticism, and female sexual liberation. Hilst is one of the most important […]

Lanzamiento en Los Angeles de “Slow Down Fast, A Toda Raja” por Cecilia Vicuña y Camila Marambio / Book Launch of “Slow Down Fast, A Toda Raja” by Cecilia Vicuña and Camila Marambio

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

  ANNOUNCEMENT: DUE TO UNEXPECTED SICKNESS CECILIA WON'T BE ABLE TO BE THERE ON SATURDAY. CAMILA MARAMBIO AND CLARA LOPEZ MENENDEZ WILL HOST THE BOOK LAUNCH AND CHANNEL CECILIA IN A POETIC READING. EVENT STILL ON!! COME!! Saturday February 29, 2020 7 - 9 pm Reading will start at 7:30pm English and Spanish Human Resources […]

free!

LEV ABRAMOV: THE HUNT

LEV ABRAMOV THE HUNT MARCH 5 2020 8-10PM Lev Abramov returns to Human Resources with THE HUNT, a two hour duration work. 'Please note that due to the extreme nature of this piece, discretion is advised.' www.levabramov.com

TOUCH WORKSHOP: Touching, Feeling, Transmission.

TOUCH WORKSHOP  Touching, Feeling. Transmission   HUMAN RESOURCES Sunday March 8 6pm - 8 pm 410 Cottage Home St, Los Angeles On Touch is a workshop developed by artist Anna Betbeze to explore gestures of touch, and the extension of such gestures by creating and using sensitive prosthetics. The workshop was taught at Yale University […]

Marcia Bassett, Alison O’ Daniel, Kathleen Kim, Angel Chirnside, Varese Group

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

so·cial res·i·den·cy the fact of living in a place with living organisms   Due to public health concerns around the spread of coronavirus, Human Resources has made some adjustments to upcoming programing.  Social Residency will proceed with an opening Friday March 13 from 8-11pm. We have cancelled the performances that were a part of that event. By appointment only, […]

Varese Group screening / Marcia Bassett – Social Entropy

Left:  Varese Group, film still, Ten Minutes in Binio, 2019  /  Right: Marcia Bassett, photo credit - Jennifer Braun CANCELLED: Screening on Saturday March 14 In place of the one-time screening by Varese Group, Ten Minutes in Binio will be screened throughout the gallery hours (11am-5pm) followed by a video and a quadraphonic sound installation by Marcia […]

$10

Kathleen Kim – Social Slur (remote participation)

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Sunday March 15, 2020 As part of the Social Residency exhibition, untune is proud to welcome an event organized and presented by Kathleen Kim: a public forum is re-cast here as a small workshop conducted via zoom. 4-6pm Group Dialogue and Open Jam (email info at humanresourcesla dot com to join us via Zoom) 8-10pm […]

Khal Launch – 2 Day Event (cancelled/postponed)

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

This event is postponed until further notice. 2 day publication launch and performance event Thursday March 19, 7-11pm  (launch / performances) Friday March 20, 7-11pm (launch / performance / dinner) Helga Fassonaki began the Khal project in 2014 while living in Tabriz, Iran for a month. As a visual artist in Iran, what she was […]

Khal Launch – Performances (cancelled/postponed)

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

image credit: video still from Angel Chirside's performance of score "Hypocrisy", videotaped by Paula Booker, 2015 This event is postponed until further notice. 7pm - Doors/Launch Preview (gallery will also be open from 11am - 5pm) 8pm - Performances Swing State (Angel Chirnside and Helga Fassonaki) will perform Khal score Hypocrisy Jessika Kenney will perform […]

$10.00

Khal Launch – Performance + Dinner (cancelled/postponed)

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

This event is postponed until further notice. 7pm - Doors (gallery will also be open from 11am - 5pm) 7:30pm - 8 Pillars - A Free Score performed by Jessika Kenney and Helga Fassonaki 8-10pm - Dinner The two-day Khal publication launch will conclude on March 20th with a special performance of 8 Pillars - […]

$20 – $25

Online Seminar: Life In the Iron Mills, or, Marxism for (Anti-racist, Feminist) Artists

Join Jennifer Doyle for a series of online seminars on Marxist thought, as it applies to the life of the artist. This seminar will combine the slow, close reading of Rebecca Harding Davis's short story, "Life In the Iron Mills" (1861) with the study of key concepts in Marxist studies, accessed through David Harvey's wonderful […]

CONTEXT-CON Book Launch: Alexandro Segade’s The Context 

Please join us for a CONTEXT-CON, an online book launch (in the form of a Comic Con) event celebrating Alexandro Segade's new graphic novel The Context, published by Primary Information in 2020. Register here! Interpreting The Context’s superheroes, special guests include: Ei Arakawa as Drives Jennifer Doyle as The Body Jonah Groeneboer as Form Mary Kelly as Cathexis Jennifer Moon […]

Time Space Money Artists in Residence

HRLA is pleased to announce the list of artists for the Time Space Money artist in residence program! Between August 2020 and March 2021 we are offering 22 residencies at HRLA and at Actual Size. We received over 200 applications, and wish we could do more to support the large community of artists who have defined […]

Marxism for Artists, Pt. 2

Online

Participants in HRLA’s online seminar, Life in the Iron Mills/Marxism for Artists (organized by Jennifer Doyle and concluded in early July), expressed a desire to keep going — and so we will! Our next session will center on Marxist thinking about kinship, collectives, society and social transformation, and will run from August 22 until the […]

Seren Sensei

actual size 741 New High St., Los Angeles, CA, CA

Friday, August 28th - Sunday, August 30th HRLA presents 2 videos by Time Space Money artist-in-residence Seren Sensei at Actual Size, which can been seen from the sidewalk, any time of day or night: The Americans EXTRAS: Detroit and Five Years Since Ferguson https://youtu.be/iR0yR1kyPfI https://youtu.be/RF3kb1pPP2I From the artist: ‘I’m Seren Sensei, and I am a […]

Dawn of the New Age

actual size 741 New High St., Los Angeles, CA, CA

HRLA Time Space Money artist-in-residence Sarah Gail presents their painting, Dawn of the New Age on Oct 23-25 at 7pm, at Actual Size Gallery (741 New High St. Los Angeles, CA 90012). They will be showing their piece with performance art and music to accompany it. This presentation has been created in an effort to […]

Stoking The Flame

Online

Stoking The Flame brings together DJs, Poets, Artists, Musicians whose work invokes new worlds imagined and forged within nightlife.  Stoking The Flame aligns itself with artists who wield the allure and radicality of nightlife to experiment and amplify new sounds, moves, and ways of being with one another amidst the on-going state violence.  Stoking The […]

Hande Sever: 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her

actual size 741 New High St., Los Angeles, CA, CA

2 or 3 Things I Know About Her Hande Sever   Before dawn on September 12, 1980, a right-wing military junta took power in Turkey. During the nine years that followed, the Turkish Armed Forces persecuted over three million people from the revolutionary movement. Between 1980 and 1985, the military government arrested 750,000 of them; […]

Don’t Look Now

  “Don’t look now,” is a demand to defer—and an apt characterization of the mood of the past year. Danie Casino, Jiyoon Kim, Hings Lim, Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III, Diane Williams, and Rachel Zaretsky—the USC Roski MFA class of 2021—have spent the past year making work in a suspended state, in the face of isolation […]

Readings from Best! Letters from Asian Americans in the arts 

Online

Readings from Best! Letters from Asian Americans in the arts  Tuesday, May 25th, 7pm (PST)   HRLA celebrates the release of the new book Best! Letters from Asian Americans in the arts, edited by Christopher K. Ho and Daisy Nam. This is an online event with readings from contributors, including Jesse Chun, Josh Kline, Kim […]

Nuestrxs Putxs

Isabelle Albuquerque Bárbara Sánchez-Kane Frieda Toranzo Jaeger Thursday-Sunday, noon-6pm   THIS HOLY DAY will be the first public viewing of these ritual grounds, a realm both prelapsarian and post-apocalyptic that stands outside of time. All are invited to revel in the power of femininity, to rejoice in the timelessness of cuir impurity, and to collect […]

Marxism for Artists, redux

Online

Join us for two online seminar meetings dedicated to thinking/learning about money, currency and value. In our first session (Saturday 7/24, 11am-12:30 PST) we will return to the sections of Capital centered on money. In our second (Saturday 8/7, 11am-12:30 PST), we will work through a handful of readings centered on cryptocurrency, blockchain and NFTs […]

Visual Sovereignty: Indigenous Studies for Artists

Online

Saturday August 21, Sept 4, Sept 11 noon-2pm (note, schedule has shifted) Join us for a series of virtual seminars on Indigenous Studies as a paradigm for decolonial/anti-colonial art practices. This seminar will survey different threads of Indigenous Studies as a political, educational, and aesthetic movement. By engaging Michelle Raheja’s  “Visual Sovereignty” as a praxis, […]

G. Brenner – Brushfire: Album Release Listening Party & Closing Reception

Photo: Amara Higuera Human Resources-Los Angeles is proud to host G. Brenner's listening party for their debut album Brushfire on August 21st. Please join us for an afternoon of drinks, a DJ set by SOLTERA, and more celebrating the release of G.Brenner's debut album Brushfire. This will also be the last chance to view our […]

ANIMAL ENCYCLOPEDIA

September 10 - 12, 2021 Human Resources in Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA    ANIMAL ENCYCLOPEDIA Presented by Authentic Children Art Association in collaboration with OneHouse Arts   Come one, come all! The circus is in town! Marvel at the array of Animal Encyclopedia - grizzly bears, toucans, flying fish, humpback camels, Spectres of Shadow, iguanas, […]

Our Envisioned Future

  Our Envisioned Future is the third annual community quilt facilitated by Rachel Silver and Laub.   An open call was put out to answer the following questions:  * What are our visions of the future? and how do we practice them in the present so they may grow into tomorrow? * How do we […]

Sam Richardson

(What I’ve Realized About Coping and Coalescing) Sam Richardson The gallery is open Wednesday-Sunday, 12-6pm Life persists, life keeps moving, but it doesn't look, smell, feel and sound the same now. The future, as we understand it, is unknown; the future feels like a void for many of us, and for some it has undoubtedly […]

Harmonic Oscillation

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Harmonic Oscillation M.A. Guevara November 6 - 28, 2021   

M. A. Guevara: Harmonic Oscillation Video Screening

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Join us for a screening M. A. Guevera's collection of expirimental videos in support of his debut solo exhibition Harmonic Oscillation. The video screening will be followed by a conversation between M. A. Guevara and curator Hugo Cervantes of Human Resouces-Los Angeles. Doors: 6:30pm Screening and Q&A: 7:00pm Masks are required to enter the gallery. This […]

Martín Escalante + Weasel Walter, Tim Dahl

UPEND presents MARTÍN ESCALANTE + WEASEL WALTER TIM DAHL Tuesday November 30 at 8pm The L.A. debut of the lacerating sax and drums free jazz duo of MARTÍN ESCALANTE + WEASEL WALTER plus a solo set from NYC bass wrangler TIM DAHL. A gadfly in multiple realms of the underground and extreme musics for three decades, Weasel […]

“Dorian Wood: Songs From a Palace Fire”

After two years, acclaimed artist Dorian Wood returns to Human Resources LA with three unforgettable performances.     Tickets can be purchased here, to attend      Note: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination must be presented at the door the night of the event, and masks must be worn at all times during the performance.

Doubles & Double Duty: corey’s winter soiree

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/doubles-double-duty-coreys-winter-soiree-tickets-226753244057 𝙖 𝙨𝙥𝙚𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙩𝙡𝙚 𝙬𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧 𝙨𝙤𝙞𝙧𝙚𝙚 𝙣𝙚𝙭𝙩 𝙒𝙚𝙙𝙣𝙚𝙨𝙙𝙖𝙮, 𝘿𝙚𝙘 15. 𝙙𝙤𝙪𝙗𝙡𝙚𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙙𝙤𝙪𝙗𝙡𝙚 𝙙𝙪𝙩𝙮: 1.𝙛𝙞𝙡𝙢 𝙗𝙮 𝙈𝙖𝙧𝙩𝙝𝙖 𝘾𝙤𝙡𝙗𝙪𝙧𝙣 & 𝙋𝙖𝙩 𝙊'𝙉𝙚𝙞𝙡𝙡. 2.𝙩𝙧𝙪𝙢𝙥𝙚𝙩 & 𝙙𝙧𝙪𝙢𝙨 𝙗𝙮 𝘾𝙤𝙧𝙚𝙮 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙫𝙚𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙨𝙘𝙝𝙤𝙡𝙖𝙧 𝙈𝙧. 𝙂𝙖𝙗𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙡 𝙒𝙤𝙣𝙘𝙠 𝙛𝙧𝙤𝙢 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙐𝙆. 3.𝙩𝙧𝙪𝙢𝙥𝙚𝙩 & 𝙩𝙪𝙗𝙖 𝙗𝙮 𝙡𝙚𝙜𝙚𝙣𝙙𝙨 𝘾𝙪𝙕𝙣𝙨 : 𝘽𝙤𝙗𝙗𝙮 𝘽𝙧𝙖𝙙𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙙 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙒𝙞𝙡𝙡𝙞𝙖𝙢 𝙍𝙤𝙥𝙚𝙧. 4.𝙨𝙪𝙧𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙨𝙩 𝙘𝙤𝙡𝙡𝙖𝙜𝙚 𝙬𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙥𝙖𝙥𝙚𝙧 𝙗𝙮 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙣𝙚𝙬 𝙈𝙀𝙎𝙃 𝙂𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙥 […]

Leila Bordreuil • Nephila

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

UPEND presents LEILA BORDREUIL NEPHILA “Leila Bordreuil is a Brooklyn-based cellist, composer and sound-artist from France. She accesses concepts as diverse as Noise, contemporary classical, free jazz, and experimental traditions but adheres to none of them. Her music mixes deep melancholia with harsh noise-walls at ear-bleeding levels, and was described by the New York Times […]

Jasmine Nyende: To keep me warm. While I grieve.

I’m making a quilt. At Human Resources. To keep me warm. While I grieve. If you want. Bring me warm fabrics. Anytime between 6-10pm. While I sew. You can’t actually come inside but bring fabrics/ old clean clothes or other textiles and you can watch while I sew from inside while you are outside. It’s like […]

Sebastian Hernandez [Postponed]

POSTPONED Multi disciplinary trans femme artist Sebastian Hernandez presents a new work with a group of femmes to bring forth a happening in the dark.

Apparitions: a group show

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

The group stems from a virtual art salon that was facilitated by Miljohn Ruperto at the end of 2020. With their diverse backgrounds and satellite presence, artists were invited to question the opacity in the contemporary art world while sharing their past and current works. The space of conversation is suspended through virtual meetings, discussing […]

Pristina / Sauber Zauber / TBHQ

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Pristina / Sauber Zauber / TBHQ • Proof of full vaccination and contact info required for entry to this event • Masks required at all times while inside the space • This event has a limited capacity, plan to arrive in timely manner to ensure entry! • Getting (free) tickets in advance is strongly encouraged […]

Noche de Amor

Noche de Amor  Music by Neyva, Romeo Diablos, Fairy Boy, Bae Banxx, Ora77k, & Soulm4te  February 11, 2021 6:30—11PM  Proof of full vaccination and contact info required for entry to this event Masks required at all times while inside the space This event has a limited capacity, plan to arrive in timely manner to ensure […]

Reading with José Muñoz

Online

This (online) seminar takes up the work of José Esteban Muñoz, a defining figure in queer theory, queer of color critique, and performance studies. We will read excerpts from his three books (Disidentifications, Cruising Utopia, and The Sense of Brown) to explore his key terms and the impact of his thinking on the work of […]

Purple Glitter Slime

An evening of queer performances and works by Amanda-Faye Jimenez Aimee Goguen & Dakota Higgins John Burdole Laub Nathan Lam Vuong Zori Swanegan 7$ Doors open at 8 Performances begin promptly at 830 Tickets can be purchased here: https://withfriends.co/event/13568875/purple_glitter_slime_21222 Amanda-Faye Jimenez is a writer and comedic performer born and raised in Los Angeles. She is mostly […]

Bruce & Norman Yonemoto – GARAGE SALES

Two nights of screenings focusing on a trio of films by the Yonemoto brothers: Thursday, February 17th, 8:00pm:  Tickets for Thursdays screening of Garage Sale can be reserved here Bruce and Norman Yonemoto, Garage Sale, 1976, 16mm transferred to digital, 85 min Garage Sale is a campy feature centered on a story of marital upheaval between drag queen Goldie Glitters […]

Pau S. Pescador – Hot Girl Summer (and other trans myths)

Hot Girl Summer (and other trans myths) A Performance by Pau S. Pescador February 24, 8 pm Hot Girl Summer (and other trans myths) is a three-act performance art event, which takes place in the optimistic summer days of 2021. Vaccines, socializing and the act of being seen! Through this solo performance Pescador utilizes costumes, […]

Cube – Pure Shit – Prosperity

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Cube is the electronic music project of NY-based artist Adam Keith.  Live, Cube conjures a whirlwind of strobing light and video to hypnotic effect.  Searing textures and violent rhythms give way to moments of hushed, eerie beauty.  Musically, the project touches on industrial, dub, drum & bass, noise, and more, but does so with a […]

$10

mark so, a future in hand

mark so   a future in hand     -   spilled close to the earth Outside and in, living sideways, and down   opposite the center and at the bottom, indeterminate sounds. thumbed through and read unmistakably nearer--a great roar all around that covered every other sound. in night and the table outside the […]

Xandra Ibarra, Nothing lower than I

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Image credit: Xandra Ibarra, Chest Rest, 2020.   Human Resources Los Angeles presents Nothing lower than I, a solo exhibition by interdisciplinary artist Xandra Ibarra. The exhibition is anchored in an archival exploration and artistic study of Bob Flanagan and Sheree Rose’s canonical performances experimenting with sadism, masochism, pleasure, illness and disability in 1980s and […]

Dicky Bahto & Prima Jalichandra-Sakuntabhai

image credit: Prima Jalichandra-Sakuntabha, 1973 (2019) A program of moving images and performance, by Dicky Bahto & Prima Jalichandra-Sakuntabhai, the night of March 23rd. Presale tickets can be reserved here Masks are required to be worn inside, at this event. - "I'll be showing two recent pieces... six pages from a diary, a Super 8 film that […]

SCREENING: HOW TO BAKE A CAKE IN THE DIGITAL AGE  

"How to Bake a Cake in the Digital Age" is a half-hour comedy special set in a cooking show that may or may not ever start, starring Christina Catherine Martinez, who may or may not be playing a character that may or may not be having a real emotional breakdown. Filmed in November 2020 at […]

Asher Hartman, Maria Maea, Emily Mast, Jasmine Orpilla

Starts promptly at 8pm   Asher Hartman with Michael Bonnabel and Philip Littell, It’s Better to Start Out Ugly is day five of a year-long project with performers Michael Bonnabel and Philip Littell, written and directed by Asher Hartman. Two men, one room, shared illness, shifting bodies, putrid, hateful, delusional, and bound are John and Alfred, […]

Kali Malone – Does Spring Hide Its Joy

Kali Malone - Does Spring Hide Its Joy - Installation   Featuring Nika Milano, Stephen O’Malley & Lucy Railton Gallery Hours: Saturday April 9th 6pm-9pm* Sunday April 10th Noon-6pm Wednesday April 13th 3pm-9pm Thursday April 14th 3pm-9pm Friday April 15th 3pm-9pm Saturday April 16th Noon-6pm *opening reception The duration of the piece is one hour, […]

Maral + Brenna “Ground Groove” / Eva Aguila “Photon Playground”

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UPEND presents Live premiere of "Ground Groove" – an audio video collaboration between L.A. based beat dealer Maral and Portland, Oregon based video artist Brenna Murphy (of MSHR.) An album featuring this special project will be released by Leaving Records in the Fall of 2022! Plus the premiere video screening of "Photon Playground" – a […]

May Day

 Human Resources' 12th birthday Sarah Rara Corey Fogel Gelare Khoshgozaran Nikki Darling Rebeca Hernandez & Crystal Sepúlveda Eloe Omoe Suzy Halajian Ajani Brannum Mariel Carranza Ohan Breiding John Biortle Johnnie Jungleguts IdealBlackFemale Adam O LA MOCA Union And the launch of La Crónica Libre a sporadic newspaper for the greater Los Ángeles, edited by Wes Larios […]

Jacqueline Kiyomi Gork & Laetitia Sonami — Fingers Caught in a Field of Moss

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Tuesday May 3rd & Wednesday May 4th, 5:00 - 9:00 PM   Sound artists Jacqueline Kiyomi Gork and Laetitia Sonami set up in residency at Human Resources for their fourth collaboration. For Fingers caught in a field of moss they scale down natural growth events to rhythms of sonic saturation and rarefication. The synthetic textures […]

Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste: I Would Prefer Not To (Stay Cool)

Gallery Hours: Wed-Sun noon-6PM We highly recommend emailing [email protected] to make an appointment to view the exhibition. The installation employs Amacher's work on "psychoacoustics" alongside "acousmaticism" (psychoacousmaticism) through the lens of Herman Melville's short story Bartleby, The Scrivener. Considering Herbert Marcuse's notion of the “Great Refusal” as an indictment of emergent military-cum-consumer technology being weaponized […]

Madison Brookshire – Double or Nothing

Madison Brookshire Double or Nothing (2022) A new performance for two 16mm projectors, harmonium, sine tone, and voice Doors open at 8p Madison Brookshire lives in Los Angeles, where he makes films, paintings, and performances. His work invites viewers to become aware of perceptual processes and the sensuous experience of time. More information: www.madisonbrookshire.com

Dean Spunt & John Wiese:《The Echoing Shell》

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On Memorial Day, UPEND presents veteran L.A. noisemakers Dean Spunt and John Wiese live in concert as they celebrate their new record《The Echoing Shell》released this month on Drag City Records. with a special performance and multi-media event. The event will feature a the duo in quadrophonic sound, a video presentation by Wiese, PLUS a video […]

PHILTH HAUS: LYLEX 1.0

In light of a violent attack on the exhibition, LYLEX 1.0, by PHILTH HAUS, presented by the Feminist Center For Creative Work, the exhibition will not reopen at HRLA. A schedule for the continuing phases of this project, at NAVEL and FCCW, will be updated and announced soon, as scheduling for the project is now […]

FUJIIIIIIIIIIITA • Tashi Wada

UPEND presents, the U.S. Premiere of Japanese sound artist and instrument builder FUJI|||||||||||TA and a special performance from L.A.’s own Tashi Wada. FUJI|||||||||||TA Japanese sound artist Yosuke Fujita wanted to hear sounds yet-unheard and devised a way to make them – by building an organ from scratch, with no previous experience, and following no lead […]

Performances

Skylar Haskard Liz Nurenberg | Anthony Bodlovic Karla Ekatherine Canseco Carlos Agredano Paul Outlaw | Joe Seely Kristina Wong   Saturday June, 25th 7-11pm     Descriptions of perfromances: Skylar Haskard Curator assembles sculpture slowly.   Liz Nurenberg | Anthony Bodlovic In the shadow of the upcoming solstice, this performance will be an interactive ritual […]

Run, Run, Roxie Pickle! by Holly Harrell

Join us on Thursday, June 30th at 7:30pm for a performance by Holly Harrell: Run, Run, Roxie Pickle!    Holly Harrell adapts past videos into a live performance. Through successive layers of interpretation, Harrell’s monologues are transformed by a recursive, increasingly abstract vocabulary of words, symbols, and gestures. Like some halter-topped John Cougar heroine, Run, […]

Trans Prom

Time to pull out your best looks. It’s prom night! Join us for a trans centered queer dance night at HRLA on July 3rd, from 8pm-midnight. From your black tie, to your blue jeans, or even that puffy dress you haven’t time to wear,  we want to see you dress for the queer prom of your […]

Alex Delapena & Daniel Arthur Mendoza: Soft Traces

Soft Traces An exhibition by Alex Delapena & Daniel Arthur Mendoza. Opening July 8th, 6-9pm Walk-through w the artists & Jennifer Doyle: Sunday July 10, 3pm Gallery is open daily 12-6pm till Sunday, July 17th.   Soft is delicate, supple, pliable, velvety, cushiony, flexible, fleshy, yielding. Trace is a fragment, a hint, a shred, a […]

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Fidelia Lam – New seed. XXXXXX. New seed. XXXXXX.

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Opening: Saturday July 23, 2022, 7-10pm On view weds-sun 12-6pm, July 23-31 and by appointment. New seed. XXXXXX. New seed. XXXXXX.  grapples with the affective and aesthetic legacies of empire and colonialism as they continue to shape the racial architectures of Asian diasporic femme subjectivities. The exhibition features new multimedia works that speak to, with, […]

Poetry at HRLA

  HRLA presents a night of poetry this Friday, July 29th at 7pm with the poets: Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta Kata De la Rosa Lupita Limón Corrales Viva Padilla *A 5 dollar donation is encouraged* Masks are encouraged inside the gallery.  

Casey Kauffmann & John de Leon Martin

Human Resources LA presents a two person show of painting, drawing, video, and sculpture by visual artists Casey Kauffmann and John de Leon Martin. The exhibition opens Saturday, August 6th from 6-9pm  and will run until  Saturday, August 20th. Gallery hours: Wed-Sun, 12-6pm.   This show was initiated by Jeann Bofwel, who saw similarities in […]

Very Be Careful — Silver Anniversary

  Very Be Careful — 25th Anniversary Celebration & Photo Exhibition August 26 - September 4 Very Be Careful, the Vanguards of Vallenato for Los Angeles, celebrate their 25th year together with a photo exhibition and celebration at Human Resources LA in Chinatown. VBC friend and official photographer, Keith Sirchio, has been shooting the VBC scene since 1999 from […]

FORCED LEISURE by Kyle Patrick Roberts

FORCED LEISURE by Kyle Patrick Roberts is a series of nine vignettes performed in parts by an ensemble cast. Exploring an individual's informed and uninformed autonomy within perceived dimensions of freedom and choice, conscious or unconscious role-play within these structures, the protocol of these actions, and their consequences/effect.

fault lines

fault lines Friday, September 23rd at 7 pm Saturday, September 24th at 2 pm and at 7 pm Tickets can be purchased here   fault lines: activation #3 at Human Resources Los Angeles   Human Resources will host Bay Area based dance company pateldanceworks and the spirit Blue CHiLD. in a week-long experimental movement residency […]

Haig Papazian: 1000 strings at rest / this song is currently not available (in exile)

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كان يا ما كان կար ու չկար there was and there wasn’t Over two days, Haig Papazian will build a new machine/instrument which he will play on Saturday, Oct 1. Doors open at 8:30pm, performance at 9:00pm. Haig Papazian (beirut 1986) is an artist, composer, and performer whose body of work include architecture, music, composition, […]

HRLA Divas Live!

A two night gala for HRLA: October 14th & 15th   featuring performances by Amelia Bande, Nikki D, Dorian Wood, Amanda Faye Jimenez, Jasmine Nyende, Sebastian Hernandez, Xandra Ibarra, Page Person, Emily Lucid, rafa esparza, Pau Pescador, TMO, Creepypasta Puttanesca, Jessica Emmanuel, and Carmina Escobar .   Tickets available here

Geneva Skeen – Channels (#1 Pittsburgh / Los Angeles)

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open gallery hours: tuesday-thursday noon-7pm Channels (#1 Pittsburgh/Los Angeles) is a technical cover-song to artist and composer Maryanne Amacher's City Links series, adapted for a high-speed interconnected world of streaming, liveness, and hybridity. This project, similar to Amacher’s original, brings together live hi-fidelity audio from multiple sites into a new situation. Here, the sites happen […]

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Jimena Sarno: aeolian

Opening Reception: Friday, November 4*, 6PM - 9PM Gallery Hours: Wed - Sun noon-6PM, Mon - Tues by appointment *The exhibition has been extended through Sunday November 20. “I can make wind,” Gluskabe admitted shamefacedly, “but I can’t make it stay.” Then God blew, so powerfully that Gluskabe fell down and lost all his hair. […]