A survey of artists who combine hand making and building techniques to create, engineer and hack unique, mostly functional devices, objects, machines and accessories; making either a social/political statement, creating new markets for individual styled products, or creating inventive ways to experience the tactile world, non-virtual, the "real". Artists in exhibitions: Kim Abeles, Jonah Brucker-Cohen, Frau Fiber, Garnet Hertz, Justseeds Artists' Cooperative, Seth Kinmont, Liza Lou, David Prince, Mark Newport, Alyce Santor, Shada/Jahn (Steve Shada and Marisa Jahn), Eddo Stern. ecoartspace | themakershow
Workshops and Events
Saturday, October 16, 1-4pm, Workshop, Free
Frau Fiber presents Sewing Rebellion: Art of Mending 101
Reservations and info: 310 846 2579 or email@example.com
In October, Frau Fiber conducts Sewing Rebellions outside Forever 21 stores,
10am – 4 pm
Friday Oct, 8, Fashion 21 (first store, original name), 5637 N Figueroa Street, LA
Friday Oct 15, Forever 21, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, LA
Friday Oct 22, Forever 21, 189 The Grove Dr. #40F, LA
Friday Oct 29, Forever 21 Inc, 2001 South Alameda Street, Vernon
Friday Nov 19, Forever 21, 1431 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica
The Lumberjack (David Prince or Charlene Reichert) is camped out in the Gallery. The Lumberjack whittles toothpicks and is happy to engage in conversation. Toothpicks are for sale! They are available directly from The Lumberjack in the gallery or online at http://www.davidprince.org/shoppe/.
Oct 12: 11am-1pm
Oct 15: 1 pm-3pm
Oct 20: 11am-1pm
Oct 22: 1pm-3pm
Oct 27, 29 / Nov 2, 3: 11am-1pm
Nov 10, 12, 17, 19, 22, 23 / Dec 1, 3: 1pm-3pm
Saturday, October 23, 9am-Noon, Workshop, $65
E-Crafting Workshop with Syuzi Pakhchyan
Electronic crafting using conductive threads and fabrics to make interactive, quirky, and fashionable objects. Registration and info: Continuing Education (310) 665-6850.
Saturday, November 6, 11am, Tour, Free
Gallery tour with curator Patricia Watts and OutRun demonstration by Garnet Hertz followed by a no-host lunch at a local eatery.
Above: Mark Newport, Naftaman, 2008. Below: Mark Newport, Argyleman, 2007; Liza Lou, Loo, 2006; Seth Kinmont, Self-Driven Hearse, 2006; Alyce Santoro, Satellite Dish Hat, 2000.