The Landscape Ahead: A Conversation Moderated by Shana Nys Dambrot followed by public reception. All are welcome and artists will be in attendance.
Participating Artists: Guillermo Galindo Lawrence Gipe Liz Miller Kovacs Constance Mallinson Deborah Oropallo and Andy Rappaport
On the occasion of Earth Day weekend, LA Weekly arts editor Shana Nys Dambrot will moderate a discussion with artists featured in Mapping the Sublime: Reframing Landscape in the 21st Century. The 6 panelists have made commitments in their art practices to engage with topics like climate change, the exploitative effects of consumer culture and colonialism on the Earth's delicate ecosystem, and more broadly philosophical notions of the Sublime and the Anthropocene.
Shana Nys Dambrot is an art critic, curator, and author based in Downtown LA. She is the Arts Editor for the L.A. Weekly, and a contributor to Flaunt, Art & Cake, and Artillery. She studied Art History at Vassar College, writes book and catalog essays, curates and juries exhibitions, is a dedicated Instagram photographer and is the author of the experimental novella Zen Psychosis (2020, Griffith Moon). She speaks at galleries, schools, and cultural institutions nationally, and is a Co-Chair of ArtTable's SoCal Chapter, is a member of the LA Press Club, and sits on the Board of Art Share-LA the Advisory Council of Building Bridges Art Exchange.