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Art and Community: Creating a Space for Facilitation, Identity, and Culture at Slanguage Studio in Los Angeles

Arte y comunidad: crear un espacio para la estimulación, la identidad y la cultura; estudio del Slanguage en Los Ángeles

Mario “Dred” Lopez, Slanguage ten-year anniversary window project, part of Slang A.I.R. (Artist In Residency), Slanguage Studio, 2012. Acrylic. Photo: Courtesy Slanguage Studio
Mario “Dred” Lopez, Slanguage ten-year anniversary window project, part of Slang A.I.R. (Artist In Residency), Slanguage Studio, 2012. Acrylic. Photo: Courtesy Slanguage Studio

Karla Diaz and Mario Ybarra Jr. provide an account of Slanguage, “a studio, a de facto art school, a lab space, a community meeting place, a social sculpture” that they established in Wilmington, Los Angeles. More

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On the MAP: A New Venue in Singapore, Shilpa Gupta's Neighborhood, and the Cultural Role of Rice

Ho Tzu Nyen, The Cloud of Unknowing, 2011. Four-channel video installation, color, with sound, 17 min., edition 1/1. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Guggenheim UBS MAP Purchase Fund 2012.141 © Ho Tzu Nyen
Ho Tzu Nyen, The Cloud of Unknowing, 2011. Four-channel video installation, color, with sound, 17 min., edition 1/1. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Guggenheim UBS MAP Purchase Fund 2012.141 © Ho Tzu Nyen

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share details on the next stop for MAP’s touring exhibition, and reflect on the significance of rice in South and Southeast Asia. More

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Fruit Picnic

Fruit Picnic
Erin Gleeson, Fruit Picnic, 2013. Color video, with sound, 20 min., 9 sec. Courtesy the artist.

“People in the fifth stage of Buddhism don’t eat fruit.” Four artists picnicking in the forest share anecdotes, myths, and memories associated with Cambodian foods, tracing connections between cultures and languages through cultivation and cuisine. More