Behind the Mask | Borderline | Virtual Opening Reception and Curator Talk

3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro, CA 90731
Jan 22, 5:30 PM - 8 PM — ends Mar 13, 2021
Behind the Mask: Virtual Opening Reception
January 22, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join the artists and curator for a virtual tour of the exhibition, Behind the Mask, at Angels Gate Cultural Center.

To register, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/behind-the-mask-virtual-opening-tickets-135625229713

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Borderline: Virtual Opening and Curator Talk
January 22, 2021, 6:30 - 8 pm

Join the artists and curators for a virtual tour and discussion of the exhibition, Borderline, hosted by Angels Gate Cultural Center.

Register to attend: www.eventbrite.com/e/borderline-virtual-opening-curator-talk-tickets-135649205425

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Behind the Mask
On view January 22 - March 13, 2021

Behind the Mask investigates the role of the mask as an icon in contemporary artistic explorations and understandings of race, gender, sexuality, mythology, histories, and futures. The centrality of the mask is paramount to the artists’ unique aesthetic lexicons and used as a tool, both for cultural remembrance and as an icon of contemporary identity politics. Guest curated by Sarah Umles, Behind the Mask features artists Jack Black, Skount Garcia, Ashley Johnson and Alicia Piller.

An interactive, self-guided virtual tour of the exhibition will be released on Friday, January 22nd at angelsgateart.org with gallery appointments pending the guidance of local and state health orders.

The exhibition will run through March 13, 2021 and is presented through generous support from the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.

For more information on this exhibition, visit www.angelsgateart.org/otw_pm.../behind-the-mask-2/

Image: I Became. Unmistakable by Alicia Piller. Mixed Media. 2020

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Borderline
On view January 22 - March 13, 2021

Borderline explores the notion of the border - both as a metaphor for our lived experience and as a tool to undermine the certainty of the territories it defines. By occupying the in-between space that exists between two distinct conditions, we defiantly trespass into adjacent space, breakdown conventional barriers, and explore new territories.

An interactive, self-guided virtual tour of the exhibition will be released on Friday, January 22nd at angelsgateart.org with gallery appointments pending the guidance of local and state health orders.

The exhibition is guest curated by Los Angeles based Artist-Curators Mahsa Farhadikia, Mandy Palasik, Brandi Sjostrom, and Naomi Stewart. Borderline investigates predefined boundaries of stigmatized identity, designated space, and art medium specificity. Varying in media, including painting, sculpture, installation, video and performance, the show features works by: Janna Avner, Michael Chang, Evelyn Contreras, Christian Franzen, Richelle Gribble, Gottfried Haider, Julian Lombardi, Ariel Maldonado, Mandy Palasik, Allison Peck, Gazelle Samizay, Weng San Sit and Joshua Thomen.

The exhibition will run through March 13, 2021 and is presented through generous support from the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.

For more information, visit www.angelsgateart.org/otw_pm_portfolio/borderline-2/