L.A. as mini-golf course: Materials & Applications to host "TURF"
Imagine the conditions of Los Angeles—its housing types, its parking, its response to drought—as a series of mini-golf course obstacles. Or, just go to Materials & Applications this June, when the Silverlake-based exhibition space will launch "TURF: A Mini-Golf Project," featuring the... View full entry
Exclusive: Graham Foundation announces winners of 2015 Grants to Organizations
From Kiev to Los Angeles, from mind-bending artist Dan Graham to stately architect Kevin Roche, the Graham Foundation has announced the 49 international winners of its 2015 Grants to Organizations. Each year, the Foundation gives out two sets of grants: one for individuals including architects... View full entry
A preview of the VIS-Á-VIS performance series at Materials & Applications in Los Angeles
Materials & Applications in Los Angeles has some fun social Saturday night events lined up for the entire month of August! The four-part VIS-Á-VIS performance series will include dance, music, a video and sound installations, and a film screening.
Starting August 9, all events will take place in the Materials & Applications space at the La Cage aux Folles, a 346-piece metal pipe temporary playground installation designed by Warren Techentin Architecture.August 9: LA Fort Presents: Daedelus (DJ set), Lawrence Lindell, Matt McGuire and... View full entry
Materials & Applications goes from Silver Lake yard art to a museum show
"Places like M&A provide architects with the opportunity to fail. I mean that in the best possible way," said Benjamin Ball of Ball-Nogues, whose practice got its start at M&A. Ball-Nogues works are now in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Not many clients will support a trial-and-error process on an untested structure. M&A is a place where you can do that."
Innovators in California architecture take part in M&A exhibition, opening tomorrow in Long Beach
Heads up to our Angeleno readers looking for weekend plans, come to the opening reception of "Materials & Applications: Building Something (Beyond) Beautiful, Projects 2002 - 2013", taking place on Jan. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m at the University Art Museum in Cal State Long Beach.
Starting tomorrow, the M&A exhibition will feature works of the most active, up-and-coming names in California architecture.Below is a handful of the works in the show:Bubbles by FoxLinFat Fringe by LayerLight Frames by Gail BordenYakuza Lou by Eddy SykesFind the complete list of exhibitors... View full entry