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 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 […]

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

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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.

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 […]

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 […]

Harmonic Oscillation

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

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

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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; […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 – 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 […]

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 […]

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

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, […]

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 […]

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

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!

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

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, […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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. […]

Living in the Age of Uncertainty and the Pending Climate Crisis

Please join us in conversation with Catherine Malabou, Kenric McDowell, Jaden Adams, Christine Meinders and Matthew Donovan to discuss new forms of life that enable the acceleration of climate change, how the political landscape is mediated by the climate crisis, and foundational anthropocentric assumptions in technology paradigms and recent attempts to expand design thinking to […]

Ecology of the Edge

Opening reception: November 29th, 7-10pm with performances by Nina Sarnelle and Kim Ye Exhibition dates: November 29th—December 8th  Gallery hours: Wed-Sun, 12-5pm As anthropogenic climate changes accelerate, the boundaries between humans and non-humans are constantly being redefined. In what ways can we shift our perspectives towards symbiotic relationships between our bodies and the land we inhabit? […]

future ghosts

Opening reception: Saturday, November 23rd 7pm / Performances at 8pm Gallery hours: Sunday, November 24th 12-5pm future ghosts features future work by future ghosts, post-Haunts and pre-probed. The artists present new work that project a vacuum-sealed, retired, self-destructive, bioengineered future waiting to be probed, figuratively. participating artists: Alicia Piller Antoine Midant Beck+Col courtney coles Daniel […]

Yann Novak, Byron Westbrook, Robert Crouch, Ian Wellman

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles artists Yann Novak, Robert Crouch and Ian Wellman return home from their west coast tour and are joined by Byron Westbrook. Yann Novak will present his new work Slowly Dismantling which reflecting on his formative experiences as a queer youth in middle America and explores these acoustic and social spaces as zones of […]

$5 – $15

Restaurant

Exhibition dates: November 14—November 19, 2019   12-5pm Opening reception: November 14  7-10pm with music performance by Amazondotcom from Los Angeles and Siete Catorce from Mexicali at 8pm Restaurant is a joint project between Los Angeles based multidisciplinary artists Stella Ahn and Hyesung ii. This project will re-imagine the space with cultural and personal objects. The system of things […]

The Revolting Lumpen! a classical opera reboot

Beck+Col Saturday November 9 Doors at 830, Performance at 9PM The lumpen world embodies the cannibalistic nature of the global economic and social structure. Colorful, velvet lumps comprise everything in the installation, amassed from the physical exploitation of the lumpen monsters. A game of musical chairs serves as a model of the zero-sum system of […]

Gong Gaada • Glochids • lucky dragons

UPEND presents Gong Gaada Glochids lucky dragons donate eight doors at nine at Human Resources 410 Cottage Home Street 90012 GONG GAADA Inspired by gamelan traditions as much as the contemporary experimental scenes of Indonesia, Gong Gaada is a Los Angeles-based trio exploring a hyrbrid form of their own devise. Utilizing a couple reyong – […]

Muscle House Cookbook (Part 2)

muscle beach 1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA

Two evenings of artist scores in the form of recipes, performed at Muscle Beach, Venice CA. Muscle House Cookbook is part of programming for CURRENT: LA FOOD. (please note that these are offsite events, not at HRLA). 10/19 + 11/2 6-8pm   Recipes by: Alexandre Dorriz Brittany Ko David Horvitz Dicky Bahto Dorian Wood Either […]

FREE

410 Cottage Home

Wednesday, October 30th  8pm  Thursday, October 31st   8pm  Installation by Jeff Zilla + performances by Myriad Slits & Twin Schism Jeff Zilla is music and performance art curator deeply invested in the queer and experimental scene of Los Angeles. Content creator across multiple platforms with expertise in podcasts, djing and viral video creation. Known […]

Protesting Seoul: Resistance in Precarious Times

  Space is limited, RSVP recommended  Seoul is a city of protest. On any given day, one might see striking workers, displaced residents, evicted shopkeepers, bereaved parents, feminist, queer and trans activists, religious leaders, politicians, NGO activists and many others protesting defiantly on the streets. For those living in Korea and in the diaspora who […]

Nikhil Chopra: Rouge

Rouge is an hour long performance action by Nikhil Chopra. Nikhil will be drawing a large scale landscape on the wall with lipstick. Nikhil incorporates everyday materials, and for instance, lipstick— a cosmetic often associated with make up, femininity, sensuality and sexuality will be used to transform the body and the space around it. Nikhil’s […]

somesurprises / Jessika Kenney / Jesse Quebbeman Turley

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

somesurprises (Seattle) / Jessika Kenney / Jesse Quebbeman Turley Doors 8pm, Music 9pm $10-15 suggested donation Advance tickets available here: https://withfriends.co/Event/2681113/somesurprises_Jessika_Kenney_Jesse_Quebbeman_Turley somesurprises is the moniker of Seattle singer/songwriter Natasha El-Sergany. What once was a solo project focusing on spectral balladry and late night exploration, somesurprises has since formed into a dynamic four-piece live band. Motorik […]

$10 – $15

Muscle House Cookbook (Part 1)

muscle beach 1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA

Two evenings of artist scores in the form of recipes, performed at Muscle Beach, Venice CA. Muscle House Cookbook is part of programming for CURRENT: LA FOOD.  (please note that these are offsite events, not at HRLA). 10/19 + 11/2 6-8pm   Recipes by: Alexandre Dorriz Brittany Ko David Horvitz Dicky Bahto Dorian Wood Either […]

FREE

Why You So Negative?

Opening Reception: Friday, October 18th  8pm Exhibition Dates: Friday, October 18—Sunday, October 27th Gallery Hours: Wed-Sun,  12-5pm Performance by Nikhil Chopra: Sunday, October 20th  7pm   Why You So Negative? responds to institutional rebranding and removal of work by artist, Chiraag Bhakta. The solo exhibition features the original work—an installation which examines the commodification of […]

Alexandre Dorriz – Consciousness is Code in the Occidental Vacuum

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Opening Friday October 11th 7-10pm On view Saturday 10/12 and Sunday 10/13 12—6pm   Consciousness is Code in the Occidental Vacuum is part of an ongoing investigation of fiber and its relations to time, memory, and optics through museology and dramaturgy practices. Dorriz works with the historical discovery of synthetic and semi-synthetic fibers, and their […]

Bitch Slap

Sunday, October 6th  7pm $10 suggested donation Bitch Slap! is an evening of performance and video art at Human Resources LA, by female identified and non-binary artists who confront contrived notions of femininity. In a time where didactic art seems like the only pathway to social justice, these powerful works incorporate humor to playfully explore […]

HRLA Symposium I: Think Local

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Join us for a day-long symposium featuring emerging critical voices in our community. This event features responses to work encountered at HRLA, in spaces like HRLA or in museums in the region. We hope to give attendees a sense of the impact of local performances, exhibitions and events on discourse about contemporary art; our aim […]

Free

Shhh

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Sadly, in a show about quietness, it’s my first instinct to write about getting noisy.  If I latch onto a metaphor for political action, a reader could imagine the swarming power of the colony because, yes, each hive is made up of little bees and so, the modest can become intrusive, and sure, maybe the […]

Secret Joy

September 27th & 28th, 8:30 pm Written and directed by Brian Getnick, performed by Dani O'Terry and Gregory Barnett   Secret Joy is a play about beheading the past to make it speak. Sculptural costumes and weaponry are taken up by the performers to transform an ancient power struggle between the crowd and leader into a […]

Angel Alvarado: Geovani’s Room

Exhibition dates: Wed Sept 18 - Fri Sept 20,  12PM-8PM Opening reception: Wed Sept 18,  6-9PM Closing reception: Friday Sept 20, 6-9PM, performance at 8PM. Organized in collaboration with curator and researcher Javier Arellano Vences from the Vincent Price Art Museum, Human Resources Los Angeles is pleased to present ​Angel Alvarado: Geovani’s Room​, the artist’s first […]

Josefina — An Installation by Fabián Guerrero

Human Resources LA 410 Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Opening August 29, 6-10pm Screening at 8pm followed by music and drinks Organized by Fabián Guerrero and Clara López Menéndez Josefina is for and about my grandma, Josefina. I wanted to document, in short clips, not only my grandma but also my family: the sounds, movements and the house that I was raised in as […]