Performance artist, cultural theorist Guillermo Gómez-Peña, art-activists the Beehive Collective, Robby Herbst of Llano del Rio Collective, Hirokazu Kosaka, Casa del Tunel (Tijuana), Cornerstone Theater Company and Los Angeles Poverty Department, and others will convene at California Institute of the Arts as part of the sixth annual Arts in the One World conference.
Sharing Strategies for Change: Transdisciplinarity*Interconnectivity*Context-based Practices
January 27-29, 2011
Draft agenda – subject to change
Thursday, January 27
10:30 Presentation/Participation: Location: MOD LOBBY
Local Experiments in Redefining Home: Context-based strategies
- Trailer Trash (Sam Breen)
- NOMAD Lab (Evelyn Serrano)
12:00 lunch break
1:00 Presentation/Participation: Location: MOD LOBBY
- PechaKucha (onomatopoeic Japanese for chit-chat) 20×20 is a simple presentation format where you talk while showing up to 20 images, each for 20 seconds. Sign-up to participate and share your transdisciplinary, interconnected, context-based work.
3:00 Presentation: Location: MOD LOBBY
Sustaining Creative Dialogues: CalArts in conversation with East African colleagues
- Cooking Oil: CalArts to Kampala 2010 (Shannon Scrofano, Miranda Wright)
- More Life: Rwanda/Uganda 2010 (Patrick Janssen, others)
5:00 Lecture/Demonstration: Location: MOD LOBBY
On the Veranda: Approach and Observation: Hirokazu Kosaka
- Artist, Buddhist priest, Zen Archer, Artistic Director of the JACCC, Hirokazu Kosaka shares strategies of creative observation that defy disciplinary definition and extend across generations of practice.
6:30 dinner break (at CalArts Cafe)
7:30 Performance chronology & audiovisual lecture: Location: Coffee House
Multiple Journeys: the life and work of Gómez-Peña: Guillermo Gómez-Peña
- The presentation invokes text and historical photographs to chronicle the performance art practice of post-Mexican writer, artist and activist Guillermo Gómez-Peña. By tracing his family life as well as his past 30 years in performance, visual and literary forms, the artist discusses his work in context to the larger evolution of the field as well as to the main political and social events of the times.