DEFINING LINE

Defining Line gallery

Defining Line: a groundbreaking, AR public art exhibition explores how lines connect, divide and define communities. Co-curated by Nancy Baker Cahill and Debra Scacco, the exhibition places powerful, site-relevant works in AR along the Los Angeles River, encouraging visitors to explore, reconsider and interact with the river, and to recognize the key role this vital line plays in shaping the history and experience of moving through Los Angeles. 

Defining Line locations/ map

Andrea Chung, Filthy Water Cannot Be Washed, 2017

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Go to the LA River, up the path at the end of Ferncroft Road by the Hyperion Bridge, Atwater Village.

 

Beatriz Cortez, Tzolk’in, 2018

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Walk approximately .4 miles or ten minutes into Bowtie Project, and face the river. Courtesy of Clockshop, photo by Gina Clyne.

 

Nova Jiang, Cartographer, 2018

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Go to or near the viewing bridge, and face downtown Los Angeles, LA State Historic Park.

 

Star Montana, Krystal, 2017

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Go to Cesar Chavez Bridge, best vantage from the corner of Misson and Cesar Chavez.

Carolina Caycedo, Curative Mouth, 2018

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*Best Vantage-- Stand right up against the fence at Grand View Lookout, Elysian Park.

 

Tongva Elders Julia Bogany and her great granddaughter Marissa Aranda, The Journey of Visibility, 2018

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This artwork includes SOUND! Be sure to turn on your sound and turn up the volume or use headphones. Go to: 1799 Baker Street and look directly over bridge. 

 

Debra Scacco, Origin and Destination Study, 2018

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Go to the end of Naud St., at the train tracks, and point camera over bridge. 

Gala Porras-Kim, Supplement to Ballona Discovery Park Informative Signs, 2016

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Go to Ballona Discovery Park, 13081 Bluff Creek Dr, Playa Vista, CA. Pass signs on your right and Gala's artwork will appear just to the left, in front of you. 

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