VENUE: Torrance Art Museum
LOCATION: 3320 Civic Center Dr, Torrance, CA DATES: March 30 – May 17, 2019
TORRANCE, CA – Torrance Art Museum (TAM) is pleased to present CO/LAB 4, an international, collaborative project which presents eight artist-run galleries and collectivesfrom Los Angeles partnering with eight artist-run spaces from Rotterdam. Sixteen organizations combine their ingenuity to design eight unique curatorial projects.
TAM’s Co/Lab series expands the creative horizons, linking regional art groups and alternative spaces from Los Angeles with their peers from around the world. TAM encouragesthis spirit of dialogue and the international exchange of ideas from different cultures – this time the Netherlands. These collaborations can reflect significant trends, indicating potential future directions and introducing the public to the next generation of artists. The ambition is to see this project reach out to all 4 corners of the globe and to establish Torrance, via TAM, as the location that brings us the global best of new art.
The opening reception will be held on Saturday, March 30th from 6 pm – 9 pm featuring a special mobile exhibition Common Survival curated by the Institute of Queer Ecology in the Gas gallery truck by Ceci Moss.
Guus Vreeburg, co-owner of HET PLAFOND, delivers a special presentation on the cultural climate of Rotterdam and introduces the eight participating galleries/collectives on Saturday, March 30th at 3:30pm.
Los Angeles: Acceptable Risk LA, Durden and Ray, DXIX, LAVA Projects, Mandujano Cell,Monte Vista Projects, Odd Ark LA, Tiger Strikes Asteroid
Rotterdam: Amber Solo, Assembled by Root, De Aanschouw, De Player, Foundation B.a.d, HET PLAFOND, Madlab, Raar