School of Art
Allan Sekula Memorial on Oct. 5 at REDCAT
Photographer, writer, filmmaker, theorist, critic and CalArts Art faculty member Allan Sekula passed away Aug. 10 in California. He was 62.
All members of the CalArts community, friends and alumni are invited to celebrate the life and achievements of Allan Sekula on Oct. 5, at 2 pm at REDCAT.
Speakers and exhibitors include:
|Thom Andersen||David Antin|
|Eleanor Antin||Bart De Baere|
|Makeda Best||Karl Beveridge|
|Kaucyila Brooke||Noël Burch|
|Eduardo L. Cadava||Chris Dercon|
|Edward Dimendberg||Laura Diamond Dixit|
|Harry Gamboa Jr.||Hans Haacke|
|Dee Dee Halleck||Tom Hines|
|Ernie Larson||Steven Lavine|
|Fred Lonidier||Catherine Lord|
|Micki McGee||Nadja Millner-Larson|
|Sherry Millner||Susan Mogul|
|Marie Muracciole||John O'Brian|
|Berenice Reynaud||Martha Rosler*|
|Michelle Sekula||Stefan Sekula|
|Terry Smith||Katie Shapiro|
|Zoe Strauss||Hilde Van Gelder|
|Lorraine Wild||Carlin Wing*|
|Al Winn||Billy Woodberry|
And YOU too, as there will be an open mic with refreshments to follow.
Come help all of us remember, honor and say farewell to him.
631 West 2nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Online reservations are no longer being taken, but seating is still available. We encourage you to arrive early and join us for the event. We will do our best to accommodate everyone on a first come, first served basis, once the theater opens for seating. Additionally, the REDCAT lobby will have live video and audio feed of the program should attendance exceed capacity, and the event will be live-streamed on this page.
Allan Sekula's art and photography has been exhibited all over the world. His last solo show was This Ain't China at Simon Fraser University Gallery in Vancouver, Canada, in late 2012. Also a filmmaker, Sekula last directed the documentary The Forgotten Space with Noël Burch. The film essay seeks to understand the contemporary maritime world in relation to the symbolic legacy of the sea. The trailer is below: