Artist's Forum on Art & Politics
Thursday, January 12th., 7 to 9 pm
As part of the Don't Talk About Religion or Politics exhibition with Mark Vallen, Sergio Hernandez, Gwyneth Leech, John Paul Thornton, and Poli Marichal, the Avenue 50 Studio will present an artist's forum where all of the exhibiting artists and the public can discuss the meanings and motivations behind the works on display. This exciting event will also include a slide presentation of artworks by participating artists.
For more information on this exhibit, visit: www.art-for-a-change.com/exhibits/religion.htm
Interview on Pacifica Radio, 90.7 KPFK
Friday, January 13th., from 12:00 to 12:30.
Long time PACIFICA Radio producer, Jay Kugelman, has interviewed the artists behind the Don't Talk About Religion or Politics exhibit. His interview with Mark Vallen, Sergio Hernandez, Gwyneth Leech, John Paul Thornton, Poli Marichal, and Ave 50 Studio Director Kathy Mas-Gallegos, was conducted at Vallen's studio on the eve of the exhibit's opening. Further insights into the making of this extraordinary show are provided in Kugelman's lively discussion with the artists, which will air on his Sound Exchange broadcast, an exploration of "the creative imagination in its social and political context. Tune in to 90.7 FM KPFK Los Angeles or 98.7 FM in Santa Barbara on Friday, January 13th., from 12:00 to 12:30. For further information, visit the KPFK website, at: www.kpfk.org