Lauren Halsey: we still here, there

August 16, 2018

September 3, 2018

11:00 am To 6:00 pm

MOCA Grand Avenue, South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA

$8-$15, See website for various hours ; Admission is free every Thursday from 5pm to 8pm

(213) 626-6222

Event Description

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), presents Lauren Halsey: we still here, there, a site-specific installation work created at MOCA’s Grand Avenue location.

This spring Los Angeles–based artist Lauren Halsey will take up residence at MOCA Grand Avenue, where she will build and regularly change an immersive space resembling a fantastical system of caves that viewers are invited to linger in and explore. This environment will serve as a visionary archive reflecting the diversity of everyday Black cultural experiences in South Central L.A., the artist’s home since childhood.

“As people are being pushed out of their context, their neighborhoods, their narratives, I think we need the platform to tell our stories.” —Visual artist Lauren Halsey, on The Crenshaw District Hieroglyph Project

Lauren Halsey will continue to publicly transform her installation during the run of the exhibition. She will be in gallery every other week on alternating Fridays and Saturdays, beginning Saturday, March 10.

Select dates are listed below:

Friday, July 20th
Saturday, August 4th
Friday, August 17th
Saturday, September 1st

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