“joe” is an experiment of refusal to decode meaning.

“joe” has one row of the audience (up to 60) set-up facing a long mirror with a curtain where they see themselves when the curtain opens; four ballet barres are carried around, sometimes upside down or pointing toward the ceiling; and a video monitor showing a heart shape… … More joe

The Dictionary

The Dictionary is a web site designed and coded to emulate the non-linear experience of interacting with an analog dictionary online, and how analog page pairings create poetic juxtapositions and discoveries of language. I try to complicate the notion of a comprehensive volume of language … More The Dictionary


Dongpu Ling Postview (2021) is an installation combining machine generated video and a series of hair dye painted faux wools. A machine learning algorism, named StyleGan, it uses neural network to learn and find similarity from a given dataset. In this case: a dataset of over 500 images of machines in landscapes is used for … More Postview


Kai-Luen Liang 1949: Tiananmen Square: The ghosts of a public square filled with bodies caught up in the fervor of victory. The sound of a single voice through multiple loudspeakers echoing throughout Tiananmen Square. The voice bouncing off the surrounding concrete, no longer dampened by human bodies. The founding of the People’s Republic of China … More Reverberations

PDF-OBJECTS and Cassandra

Kandis Williams is an artist, writer, editor, and publisher living and working in Los Angeles and Berlin. She received her BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art, New York and has had recent solo shows in New York, Los Angeles, Baltimore and Vienna. She has an active curatorial and writing practice, and runs CASSANDRA Press with artist Taylor Doran. Her work often explores contemporary critical theory including, but not limited to, racial-nationalism, authority and eroticism. She is also a visiting faculty member at CalArts. Kandis is represented by Night Gallery in Los Angeles. … More PDF-OBJECTS and Cassandra

Project Scream

Project Scream is the Center for Integrated Media and’s third curatorial sound project. This project follows our past two sound initiatives: the Lament Project and Imagining Tellus # 28: Heard in LA. Curators Carmina Escobar, Fy, and Tom Leeser invited a variety of performance, electronic, acoustic, noise, text and visual artists to contemplate the meaning of the word … More Project Scream

Feminist Conversations: Reaching Back Looking Forward

The exhibition, “Feminist Conversations: Reaching Back Looking Forward,” is part of the CalArts Library’s ​Curating the Institute Archives Project,​ a student-led curation project of the Special Collections and Institute Archives Reading Room and the Library’s Quiet Study Room with materials from the Institute Archives… … More Feminist Conversations: Reaching Back Looking Forward