Artists’ Tower of Protest

    Artists’ Tow­er of Protest Mark di Suvero Orga­nized by LA><ART and the Get­ty Research Insti­tute for the Pacif­ic Stan­dard Time Per­for­mance and Pub­lic Art Fes­ti­val  Curat­ed by Cesar Gar­cia, LA><ART Senior Cura­tor Orig­i­nal­ly con­ceived by the Los Ange­les Artists’ Protest Com­mit­tee and designed by sculp­tor Mark di Suvero, The Artists’ Tow­er of Protest was […]

Site as Symbol

The Fel­lows of Con­tem­po­rary Art Curator’s Lab Exhi­bi­tion presents Site as Sym­bol At the FOCA Gallery April 9 — June 4, 2011 EXTENDED TILL JUNE 11, 2011 Los Ange­les is rep­re­sent­ed to the world in care­ful­ly con­struct­ed ways, but those who have spent sig­nif­i­cant time here have a unique rela­tion­ship to its com­plex­i­ty.  An archi­tect […]

This House Has a Bright Future

May 20 — June 24, 10am — 5pm M‑F ART NIGHT OPENING RECEPTION: May 20, 6–10pm at SIDE STREET PROJECTS 730 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Pasade­na, Cal­i­for­nia 91103   Sur­vey West Col­lab­o­ra­tive engages archi­tec­ture and site sym­bol­i­cal­ly as they col­lapse past, present and future in their large-scale out­door instal­la­tion, This House has a Bright Future. […]

Sourcing Victorian Wallpaper

This House Has a Bright Future was guid­ed by exten­sive research of Side Street Projects plot’s his­to­ry, from the Vic­to­ri­an era to today, cel­e­brat­ing each dis­tinct time peri­od and explor­ing the shift in soci­etal pri­or­i­ties between them all. We sourced Vic­to­ri­an wall­pa­per sam­ples, which was used to print our lim­it­ed edi­tion poster and was trans­formed […]

Bowl Meetings, SWC

Sur­vey West Col­lab­o­ra­tive finds inspi­ra­tion and research from mul­ti­ple sources, these images reflect a typ­i­cal SWC meet­ing with lots of books, pop­corn, fizzy water, and the bowl which helps us sort out all of our ideas!

Studio Production

Behind the scenes of pro­duc­tion in Ziper­stein’s stu­dio on This House Has a Bright Future, 2011.

Evening of Projections with Pat O’Neill

The Fel­lows of Con­tem­po­rary Art Cura­tor’s Lab Exhi­bi­tion presents Site as Sym­bol curat­ed by Sur­vey West Col­lab­o­ra­tive Art the FOCA Gallery April 9 — June 4, 2011 Site-spe­­cif­ic event in con­junc­tion with the exhi­bi­tion: Evening of Pro­jec­tions with Pat O’Neill at Look­out Moun­tain Stu­dio, Pasade­na Sun­day May 1st, Lim­it­ed to 50 spaces, RSVP to […]

Plying the P.E. Trail: Bisecting L.A.’s Edge

Ply­ing the P.E. Trail: Bisect­ing L.A.’s Edge, was a bicy­cle tour lead by reluc­tant urban­ist and eco­log­i­cal ethi­cist Claude Wil­ley along the Pacif­ic Elec­tric Inland Trail on Sun­day, June 5, 2011.   Fur­ther­ing the con­nec­tions between the city and metaphor by explored in the Site as Sym­bol exhi­bi­tion, Claude Wil­ley lead a bicy­cle ride along […]