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Art Pick: Maiden L.A. 2020


Kaye Freeman and Amy Kaps at Maiden L.A.Acogedor at Maiden L.A.Museum Adjacent at Maiden L.A.Mike Saijo and Flora Kao at Maiden L.A.Jody Zellen at Maiden L.A.Snezana Petrovic and Sharon Kagan, S.O.S. Siren at Maiden L.A.Bettina Hubby, Selfie Care at Maiden L.A.Dea Jenkins, Relic at Maiden L.A.Driveway at Maiden L.A.

An inclusive, decentralized arts festival happening at locations across Los Angeles County, the 2020 edition of Maiden L.A. hosts some 75 projects, about half in-person and the rest online, with some hybrids. Highlights include a scavenger hunt crossword puzzle that takes you around the city for clues, a handwashing memorial to essential workers, a film screening that layers 32 kaiju films simultaneously, a range of open artist studio presentations and performances, an exhibition installed on the Brewery Arts Colony fencing, a positive affirmation selfie station, a web-based video-based storytelling project, an exterior in-situ photo-bombing of a local museum, a two-day boat and bridge happening in the wetlands, a combination VR/IRL project about the psyche emerging into the world, an indie gallery in a driveway, and an exhibition and events series on the poignant, evolving, and always urgent idea of “home.” September 1 – 20; various times; various locations; maiden.la/2020.

 

LA Weekly