Hayley Silverman’s “Dog Plays,” an ongoing series in which a cast of untrained dogs take on the role of characters from a range of pop-culture texts, disrupt the canon of identities traditionally represented in Hollywood as they are re-inhabited by animals. Calling on artifacts ranging from Richard Linklater films, to science-fiction thrillers, to Depression-era musicals that rhapsodize class difference, these performances investigate how our understanding of narrative, authority and identity transforms when we project stories,… [read more »]
Love and Resources brings together for the first time new work by Timur Si-Qin and Michael Jones McKean. As a starting point for their collective exhibition, the artists use their mutual interest in a new materialism that is accountable to the full diversity of a contemporary experience. The resulting works straddle the complex relationships between meaning, complexity, representation, and materiality.
See the show at Favorite Goods.
Saturday, January 12, 2012
Favorite Goods Los Angeles
936 1/2 Chung King Road
Los Angeles, CA 90012