Mapping the Unfindable
March 2- March 21 and April 6-24 (Closed during Spring Break)
Opening reception March 2, 6-9pm
The Beall Center for Art and Technology is honored to be collaborating with the indefinable and indefatigable Norman Klein, Los Angeles writer, theorist, media historian, urban philosopher, cultural critic and new media experimentalist on the first-ever retrospective of his diverse body of work. This unique installation will bring together all of Klein's major works.
Curated and designed by Indi McCarthy and Celia Pearce.
Projection design by John Crawford
Norman Klein is a cultural critic, an urban and media historian, as well as a novelist, and an experimental media maker. He has taught and lectured throughout Southern California and the world, and is currently on the faculty of the California Institute of the Arts.
Works represented in the exhibition:
The Vatican to Vegas: The History of Special Effects (2004)
Bleeding Through: Layers of Los Angeles, 1920-1986 (2003)
Freud-Lissitzky Navigator (1998)
The History of Forgetting: Los Angeles and the Erasure of Memory(1997)
Seven Minutes:The Life and Death of the American Animated Cartoon (1996)
Tuesday, March 2