“Pride Publics”: Opening with live performances

9th October 2021, 3:00 pm

Date(s) - 9th Oct 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Los Angeles State Historic Park


RSVP by 6th October 11:59p PT








Bring a picnic blanket or a lawn chair to enjoy the performances in the park. Event parking is available the mulch area alongside Spring Street. If you have any accessibility needs, please indicate them in the RSVP form.

The exhibition opening will showcase artists highlighted in the exhibition. The opening program features new, site-specific performances by performance artists YozmitMarval A Rex, and Peter Kalisch. 

About the Performances 

Transgender singer-songwriter, performance artist, and designer Yozmit will present WALK – a silent, durational, meditative walk in monochromatic and sculptural costumes which will lead to a live performance of songs from her recent album, Sun Moon Door  

Performance artist and curator Marval A Rex becomes Marilyn Monroe (or does she become him?) in MARILYN MON REX,a timed, performative meditation drenched in the violence of “fame,” exploring the psycho-spatial ramifications of Hollywood on urban working populations in Los Angeles.     

Using the Los Angeles State Park as a symbolic jump-off, 25-year old visual/ performance artist Peter Kalisch will explore the lessons he learned through last year’s intense journey of self reflection, as noise, chaos, pain, struggle, heartbreak have transformed into growth. 

Pride – out of doors

9th-24th October – Los Angeles This temporary public art installation will be mounted on the fence on the south end of the park, near the Welcome Center, facing the interior of the park. With 28 large-scale wheat paste posters installed in a public site, this exhibit stages a visual dialogue between historical and contemporary LGBTQ+… View Article

Published: 9th October 2021

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