Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries Presents "Identity & Desire": A Group Art Exhibit and Film Screenings Curated by James Galloway - Los Angeles LGBT Center

Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries Presents "Identity & Desire": A Group Art Exhibit and Film Screenings Curated by James Galloway

December 6, 2018
Contact: Gil Diaz
323-993-7604

The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries announce the opening of a major group exhibit Identity & Desire curated by James Galloway. The exhibit will be on display at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza in Hollywood from Thursday, December 6, 2018 through Saturday, January 19, 2019. The exhibit opens with a free reception and film screening on Thursday, December 6, from 6:30 – 9 p.m.

What exactly is queer art in the digital age? A series of artists create intimate works that ponder their identities in this wired world. Join us for this multi-media exploration featuring 16 cutting-edge artists: Hayat Hyatt, Benjamin Rosenthal, Hilary Harp & Suzie Silver, Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle, Justin Dale Olerud, Shaun Johnson, Paul Pescador, Kyle Kupres, Patrick Donovan, Eliane Lima, Jennifer Moon, Adam Novak, Ken Gun Min, and Kang Seung Lee.

The exhibit’s opening reception will be preceded by a screening of five short films examining identities and desires though comedy, documentary, animation, and abstraction in the Center’s Renberg Theatre. Films include:

from this side of space to the other side of the signal by Benjamin Rosenthal
3CE: A Relationship Love Odyssey by Jennifer Moon
Obligate Symbionts of Colubus Grand by Hilary Harp + Suzie Silver
Sherry by Eliane Lima
Villanelle by Hayat Hyatt

The Advocate & Gochis Galleries are open Monday thru Friday from 6 - 10 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

WHAT:
Identity & Desire
Curated by James Galloway

WHEN:
December 6, 2018 – January 19, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, December 6
Film Screenings: Thursday, December 6, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, December 6, 8 – 9 p.m.

WHERE:
Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries and Renberg Theatre
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles 90038
(one block east of Highland, north of Santa Monica Blvd.)

Gallery Hours are Monday – Friday, 6 - 10 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

COST:
FREE

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