Tag Archives: Jesse Lerner

lost archives of a career photographer

Our radio station, KPFK in Los Angeles, is calling: support our non-commercial airwaves! It’s L.A.’s home for Democracy Now! and Al Jazeera. While we break for that cause,  listen to this latest episode of Hear in the City. We enter a collection … Continue reading

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a house painted gold

On this episode, we visit a humble house on a winding road in the hills of Los Angeles where a group of artists turn one family’s mortgage default and foreclosure story into a lens for looking at a larger problem. … Continue reading

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“It’s just a big rock” and Radio Ambulante

On this episode, Hear in the City takes us to the unveiling of Levitated Mass, a 340-ton rock with its own Twitter feed. The rock’s trip through 22 cities in Southern California from Jurupah Valley to its perch atop a … Continue reading

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translations in Mexican art

          Listen to this show and be treated to a sonic journey into translations between languages, media, and landscapes as we map an eclectic sampling of Mexican artists whose work is currently featured around Los Angeles…. … Continue reading

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A night at the Welcome Inn

We spend this week’s show at a one-time musical happening in a motel on Colorado Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound converts a block of rooms into experimental music stages … Continue reading

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Performance, protest, prayer in public space

      In honor of our one-year anniversary on Hear in the City, we bring you a show about protest, performance, and prayer in the public space. We visit the Asco arts exhibition “The Elite of the Obscure” at … Continue reading

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19th century transportation in the 21st century: 6/28/2011

On this week’s Hear in the City, we launch a new series called Two Wheels and a Mic by checking in with artist, educator, and bicycle activist Patrick Miller about an incident in Los Angeles that made national news last … Continue reading

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the time show: 6/14/2011

On this week’s show, we enter the space of a meticulous 24-hour-long video documentation of one entire day in Christian Marclay’s new work, The Clock, we consider the expanded day of June 16th, 1904, as Bloomsday and James Joyce’s Ulysses … Continue reading

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Art in the Streets

We’ve been following the public conversation surrounding censorship, street art, and MOCA‘s popular Art in the Streets exhibition at the Geffen Temporary Contemporary museum in downtown Los Angeles. In this segment, Hear in the City arts editor Jesse Lerner breaks down some of … Continue reading

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04/05/11: Ciclavia & Education in Crisis Series

Malick Sidibé

Hear in the City arts editor, Jesse Lerner, heads over to M and B Arts Gallery in West Hollywood, where an exhibit featuring the work of famed Malian photographer Malik Sidibé is on display through until the end of the … Continue reading

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