Blog Posts for California

A Shaman in the Recovery Room: The Arts’ Surprising Return to the Job of Healing

Posted by Judith Greer Essex, PhD, Aug 24, 2016 0 comments

For the last century, modern healthcare has been tremendously beneficial to humanity, both in extending and improving quality of life. But now many physicians and hospitals across the country and around the globe are once again recognizing a significant role for the arts in healthcare.

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Covert Curatorialism: Inverting the Landscape

Posted by Ms. Letitia Fernandez Ivins, Pauline Kanako Kamiyama, Aug 19, 2016 0 comments

As public art project managers, we walk the line between nudging artists to push their vision and practice while giving them the confidence and trust to imagine and execute a groundbreaking artwork. Trusting your own expertise and instinct—paired with an understanding of an artist’s aesthetic, studio practice and process—paves the way for an authentic and successful artwork.

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Public Art Reveals a City’s Hidden Desires

Posted by Nataly Gattegno, Jason Kelly Johnson, Aug 16, 2016 0 comments

Murmur Wall is a two-year experimental installation that offers a glimpse into the immediate future. It is an artificially intelligent, anticipatory architecture that reveals what the city is whispering, thinking, and feeling in real-time. 

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Provoke laughter, surprise and contemplation with temporary public art

Posted by Ms. Rebecca A. Ehemann, Aug 16, 2016 0 comments

“My hope is that the piece will shift viewers out of their everyday space and into a sense of wonder, make them think about things in a different way."

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The Nutcracker: All Mixed Up 2016

Posted by Angela Weber, Jun 06, 2016 0 comments

The East Los Angeles Performing Arts Academy opened as neighborhood pilot school in the Fall of 2010.  The mission of our school is to develop creative, contributing members of society through a standards-based curriculum featuring rigorous interdisciplinary instruction that is rich in the performing arts.

Our commitment to the arts led us through the process of becoming an arts Magnet school in 2014.  We are now the only arts magnet on the East side of Los Angeles.

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