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ONEoff: Don Bachardy in Conversation with Susan Morgan

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 7-9pm

Doheny Memorial Library, Friends Lecture Hall, Room 240

University of Southern California (University Park Campus)
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0185

Join us for a discussion with acclaimed portrait artist Don Bachardy and writer Susan Morgan.

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Pop-Up Happy Hour Fundraiser for ONE

Saturday, March 24, 2012, 5-7pm

ONE Archives Gallery & Museum
626 North Robertson Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

ONE Archives presents a special evening at the ONE Archives Gallery & Museum with music by Gabe Lopez. The event kicks off the last week to see Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink, closing April 1st. All proceeds  benefit ONE Archives. Musical performances at 5:15 pm, 5:45 pm, 6:15 pm and 6:45pm. Complimentary wine and beer with $15 admission. To RSVP, email askone@onearchives.org.

Event listing on Facebook here.

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Walk-through with the Curator of Cruising the Archive: Rare Looks

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 1-2pm

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Join Guest Curator David Frantz for an informal walk-through of the exhibition Cruising the Archive: Rare Looks at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives.

As part of the Pacific Standard Time Downtown/Exposition Park Focus Weekend, ONE Archives will be open on Sunday, March 4th from 11-5pm, in addition to regular Saturday hours of 11-5pm.

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Transactivation: Revealing Queer Histories in the Archive

Thursday, March 1, 2012, 6-9pm

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

909 West Adams Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90007

Artists Heather Cassils, Zackary Drucker, Wu Tsang and Chris Vargas will present a series of live performances and video projects inspired by the collections at ONE Archives. These artists explore trans content in their multidisciplinary work and are interested in a discussion about LGBTQ archives and the “Ts” and “Qs” often missing from historical records. The performance will be followed by a discussion moderated by Dean Spade, assistant professor at the Seattle University School of Law.

Presented by Visions and Voices: The USC Arts & Humanities Initiative

Organized by Onya Hogan-Finlay and co-sponsored by LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

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Queer Pier Art & Archives Workshop with Thomas Lax

Friday, February 24, 2012, 5-7pm

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

909 West Adams Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90007

Queer Pier: 40 Years is a two-part workshop that includes a lecture and discussion. Thomas Lax will discuss Queer Pier: 40 Years, a year-long arts-based archiving project initiated by FIERCE—a queer youth of color organization in New York City—to mark its ten-year anniversary in 2010. This multi-stakeholder project documented and celebrated the history of radical organizing on The Piers along Manhattan’s West Side. The lecture will be followed by a discussion about interactivity, participation and public engagement in the archive. Participants should bring ideas, projects and materials to workshop.

Admission is free – open to the public

All attendees are invited to stay following the workshop for a reception sponsored by the Queer Caucus for Art subcommittee of the College Art Association. 

Download the event flyer here.

Thomas J. Lax is Exhibition Coordinator and Program Associate at the Studio Museum in Harlem. In addition to organizing OFF/SITE, a year-long collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, New York, he has organized exhibitions with artists including Mark Bradford, Lyle Ashton Harris, Kalup Linzy, Rodney McMillian, Robin Rhode and Xaviera Simmons. He has also written for artist monographs both locally and internationally at venues including Artists Space; Cuchifritos; Kunstnernes Hus; MoMA PS1; Real Art Ways; and Rush Arts Gallery. He received his BA from Brown University in Africana Studies, and will receive an MA in Modern Art from Columbia University in 2012.

This event is co-sponsored by the Paul Brach Visiting Artist Lecture Series at CalArts, The Contemporary Project (TCP) and ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives.

The Contemporary Project (TCP) is a multi-year initiative to create new dialogues between the academy and the art world. TCP is jointly sponsored by the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences and the Roski School of Fine Arts at USC.

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Queer Caucus for Art Reception

Friday, February 24, 2012, 7-9pm

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

909 West Adams Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90007

In conjunction with the College Art Association 2012  Conference, the Queer Caucus for Art will host its annual reception at ONE Archives.

Admission is free – open to the public

Download the event flyer here.

It is the purpose of the Queer Caucus for Art: the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Caucus for Art, Artists & Historians to nurture and encourage the study of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender history, theory, criticism, and studio practice in the arts; and to provide, through its various events, better communication among its members, the academic and the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, and the public at large.

Reception presented by the Queer Caucus for Art subcommittee of the College Art Association.

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Opening Reception for Cruising the Archive: Queer Worldmaking

Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 5-7pm

Doheny Memorial Library, Treasure Room
University of Southern California (University Park Campus)
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0185

Join us for the opening reception of Queer Worldmaking at the USC Doheny Memorial Library Treasure Room followed by the panel discussion Queer Aesthetics and Archival Practices.

Reception presented by USC Libraries.

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Panel Discussion: Queer Aesthetics and Archival Practices

Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 7-9pm

Doheny Memorial Library, Friends Lecture Hall, Room 240
University of Southern California (University Park Campus)
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0185

“Queer Aesthetics and Archival Practices” is a panel discussion with artists and scholars who will address the practical and theoretical aspects of “the archive” and its relationship to contemporary art today.  Moderated by curator and performer Malik Gaines, the panel will feature Ann Cvetkovich, professor of English and women’s and gender studies at the University of Texas at Austin; Catherine Lord, professor of studio art at UC Irvine; and Ulrike Müller, artist and coeditor of the queer feminist art journal LTTR.

Please join us before the panel for an opening reception for Cruising the Archive: Queer Worldmaking in the Doheny Memorial Library Treasure Room from 5 to 7pm.

Presented by Visions and Voices: The USC Arts & Humanities InitiativE

Co-sponsored by USC Libraries

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Rap-A-Log with Jeanne Córdova, veteran politico

Sunday, December 18, 2011, 2-4pm

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

909 West Adams Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90007

Join writer, activist, organizer and founder of The Lesbian Tide, Jeanne Córdova, for a reading from her new book When We Were Outlaws: A Memoir of Love & Revolution. A historical photo-show plus stories from the ’70s will take us into an in-depth Q&A about the State of the Union—the Gay, Feminist, Lesbian, and GenderQueer Movements. What’s on your mind? Bring a written question.

Presented as part of ONE Archives’ monthly Culture Series

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Walk-through with the Curators of Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink

Saturday, Novermber 12, 2011, 2-3pm

ONE Archives Gallery & Museum
626 North Robertson Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Join Guest Curators David Frantz and Mia Locks for an informal walk-through of the exhibition Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink at the ONE Archives Gallery & Museum.

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Opening Reception for Cruising the Archive: Rare Looks and To Whom It May Concern

Saturday, October 22, 2011, 5-8pm

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

909 West Adams Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90007

Join us for the opening reception of Cruising the Archive: Rare Looks and To Whom It May Concern, a site-specific project by Catherine Lord, at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives.

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Walkthrough with the curators of Cruising the Archive

Sunday, October 16, 2011, 2-4pm

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

909 West Adams Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90007

Join Guest Curators David Frantz and Mia Locks for a discussion about the exhibition followed by a walkthrough of Cruising the Archive: Rare Looks.

Presented as part of ONE Archives’ monthly Culture Series

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Opening Reception for Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink

Saturday, October 15, 2011, 5-8pm

ONE Archives Gallery & Museum

626 North Robertson Boulevard

West Hollywood, CA 90069

Join us for the opening reception of Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink at ONE Archives Gallery & Museum.

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Getting Graphic: A Lecture and Workshop on the History of Graphic Design in Queer Activism

For USC students only

Friday, September 23, 2011, 11am- 2:30pm

Lecture by Nate Schulman

11am at Kerkhoff Hall Living Room
734 West Adams Boulvard
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Lunch
12-1pm the Institute for Multimedia Literacy Patio
746 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Workshop with Nate Schulman
1-2:30pm at the Institute for Multimedia Literacy Blue Lab
746 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Writer and designer Nate Schulman will present a lecture on graphic-design strategies in queer activism followed by a hands-on workshop inspired by archival materials at the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives. The workshop will focus on design strategies utilized by early queer activists in the post–World War II era, a period of queer activism often overshadowed by AIDS activism in the 1980s and 1990s. Schulman’s lecture, along with a brief introduction by an archivist from the ONE Archives, will expose students to rare archival materials and historical approaches for raising consciousness.

Presented by Visions and Voice: The USC Arts & Humanities Initiative

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Multimedia Literacy

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