ForumFest 2015: Bridge. Tunnel. Channel.
Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
ForumFest 2015: Bridge. Tunnel. Channel. parties on, under, and along the L.A. River's infrastructure. Come celebrate the final days of the Sixth Street Viaduct and support the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design.
Join us in the Sixth Street Bridge tunnel for a carnival mood and festivities that include Dublab DJs, live music, and food trucks. Drinks sponsored by Craftsman Brewing Co. and Silverlake Wine. Artistic and musical surprises in store.
This year’s ForumFest honors the Los Angeles River. We applaud the concrete channel as an important catalyst for change in the city and recognize the efforts of designers, activists, citizens, and politicians in reimagining this singular piece of infrastructure.
On view will be temporary installations by architects and designers featured in the Forum’s 2015 Out There Doing It series including, Typical Office (Duygun Inal and Ben Warwas), LA-BOR (Jia Gu and Jonathan Crisman), and PAR (Jennifer Marmon). Jai & Jai (Jomjai and Jaitip Srisomburananont) will present a curated series of video works by Chris Gassaway, Devin Gharakhanian, Ryan Patrick Griffin, Nick Korody, Juanito Olivarria, Tomas Koolhaas, Ammon Rost, Akiko Yamashita, and art by Mike Nesbit.
Supporting the LA Forum means supporting architecture and urban design in an evolving city. ForumFest tickets and sponsorships underwrite our innovative programing: exhibitions, events, and publications.
The Forum’s recent newsletter documented expressive (and at times challenging) Brutalist architecture in Los Angeles and found an unsung urban vernacular in the process. In appreciating the channel that cuts a swath from the Valley to Long Beach we find beauty in the hard and soft details of this singular landscape.
The Sixth Street Viaduct will be torn down weeks after our event to make room for Michael Maltzan Architecture’s new bridge. ForumFest is a celebration of the future of the river and a wake for its current form. Come party in the tunnel under the bridge before it is demolished.
Admission to ForumFest 2015, 2 drink tickets and 2 food tickets. Additional food and drink may be purchased on-site with vendors.
Annual Membership Includes:
Annual admission to Forum programing, the LA Forum Newsletter mailed to your door, invitations to members-only gatherings, VIP openings, and events, and pleasure in being part of the dialogue about architecture and urban design in Los Angeles.
For more info on membership visit: http://laforum.org/membership
Early Bird Pricing
Adult with Annual Membership: $100
Student (with valid student ID): $20
Student with Annual membership: $35
Children (under 16 years of age): $10
At the Door
Adult with Annual Membership: $120
Student (with valid student ID): $25
Student with Annual Membership: $45
Children (under 16 years of age): $15
Adult Annual Membership Add-on to ticket price: $45 (regularly $50)
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The Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design
The Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design is an independent nonprofit organization that instigates dialogues on design and the built environment through public programming, exhibitions, and publications. L.A. is a catalytic place for architecture and design, offering lessons that extend globally. Our curatorial stance frames and challenges what architecture means in an evolving city.