CalArts online magazine East of Borneo presents SUMMER ISSUES COOPERATIVE at Greene Exhibitions, June 29–July 13.
Two-week pop-up newsstand in Culver City will distribute free art magazines contributed by over 20 local and international publishers including BOMB, Cabinet, Los Angeles Review of Books, Public Fiction, and Triple Canopy.
Closing BBQ on July 13 to include Wikipedia Edit-a-thon focused on unrepresented aspects of Los Angeles art & cultural history.
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 29, 6–9 pmBBQ + Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Saturday, July 13
June 18, Valencia, CA– East of Borneo presents SUMMER ISSUES COOPERATIVE, a two-week exhibition in the form of a pop-up newsstand at Greene Exhibitions in Culver City. The generosity-based event will distribute current and archival art magazines contributed by over 20 nonprofit publishers from Los Angeles, New York, London, and Vancouver, all of which will be made available to take home free of charge. Visitors are also encouraged to bring in their own magazines to trade or donate. The exhibition will expand and contract each day as publications are removed from the newsstand and others are placed back into circulation.
Participating publishers include: 2nd Cannons, Afterall, Black Clock, BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Cabinet, Concord, East of Borneo, Esopus, Fillip, Insert Blanc Press, Llano del Rio, Los Angeles Review of Books, Material, Native Strategies, Night Papers, Paper Monument, Pep Talk, Public Fiction, Triple Canopy, X-TRA, and others to be confirmed.
The event will culminate on Saturday, July 13 with a BBQ and Wikipedia Edit-a-thon focused on “unforgetting” Los Angeles artists and unrepresented aspects of the city’s cultural history. Some preliminary subjects, using suggestions collected via Twitter (#UnforgettingLA /@eastofborneo), include artists Noah Purifoy, Senga Nengudi, William Leavitt, Nancy Buchanan, Wolfgang Stoerchle, and Robert “Cyclona” Legoretta; the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art and its journal; Bob Alexander and his Venice-based non-denominational ministry/art project Temple of Man; gallerist Betty Asher; and the feminist publication Chrysalis. More details to follow soon at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/LA/EOB
East of Borneo is an online magazine published by California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). The exhibition and related events are curated by Stacey Allan and Gladys-Katherina Hernando, with exhibition design by Lauren Kima Graycar.
Greene Exhibitions is located at 2654 La Cienega Avenue in Los Angeles. Gallery Hours are Tuesday–Saturday, 11 am–6 pm. Admission is free. www.greene-exhibitions.com
East of Borneo is an online magazine of contemporary art, and its history, as considered from Los Angeles. Since its launch in October 2010, East of Borneo has been lauded in The Huffington Post as "a new model for online magazines," celebrated in art & design publications including Artforum.com, Art in America, Flavorpill, KCET's Artbound, and Design Observer, and nominated "Best Arts & Culture Site" finalist by the readers of the LA Weekly for their 2012 Web Awards. More information about East of Borneo can be found in the media kit available for download here: http://bit.ly/NpZKmv