Monday, January 17, 2011

Collective Show | WPA

Los Angeles, CA – January 7, 2011 – Collective Show is pleased to present “Collective Show Los Angeles 2011,” an artist-organized exhibition of contemporary art groups recently established in Los Angeles. This collaboratively curated “group show of group shows” features artist-run spaces and projects formed in the past five years.
Previously realized in New York in 2009 and 2010, Collective Show exhibits local art groups that work in a growing space between established non-profit organizations and commercial galleries. These groups explore a wide range of collaborative approaches and missions, often in flexible and adaptive conditions with an emphasis on communities and conversations.

Over 30 groups will exhibit artwork, publications and posters during the show at a newly renovated space in Chinatown. In addition, screenings, performances and talks will take place during the exhibition. A catalogue will accompany the exhibition and will be available at

Participating groups include: 323 Projects, Actual Size Los Angeles, Adrian Piper Gallery, Artist Curated Projects, CANAL, Commonwealth and Council, CUBO, Dan Graham, Ditch Projects, Eighteen Thirty Collaborations (ETC), Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0 *particle group* b.a.n.g. lab, Elephant, The Elysian Park Museum of Art, Eternal Telethon, Gibsmir Family, Human Resources, JMoca (Justin’s Museum of Contemporary Art), LA Pedestrians, Los Angeles Road Concerts, MATERIAL, [Name], NIGHT GALLERY, Public Address, Public Fiction, The Public School, S1F, secondhome projects, Silvershed, Statler Waldorf Gallery, Summer Camp, Workspace, WPA, and guest groups from Zurich and Berlin.

Collective Show Los Angeles 2011 is organized by artist groups ACP (Artist Curated Projects), Human Resources, Name, Night Gallery, Public Fiction, The Public School, Silvershed, Statler Waldorf Gallery and Workspace. Collective Show was founded by collaborators from New York and Los Angeles, and aims to further creative relationships by providing an open-source format for locally organized shows. Collective Show is not-for-profit, volunteer organized, and is free and open to the public. To learn more about Collective Show, please visit us online at

Public Hours Opening Reception: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 6-9pm Exhibition Hours: Friday, January 21 to Sunday, January 23, 2011, 12-6 pm and Thursday, January 27 through Sunday, January 30, 2011, 12-6 pm

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