Video Povera

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 07/23/96

Contact: Margie Yu,
Public Affairs Assistant
(323) 343-3047

Cal State L.A. Hosts Video Povera Exhibition

What & Who:
California State University, Los Angeles Fine Arts Gallery features Video Povera, an exhibition that combines video art, installation and performance by fine arts graduate students from universities throughout Southern California.

When:
August 13 - August 23, 1996
Gallery Hours: daily, 12 noon - 5 p.m.
Artists' reception (performance/screening): Friday, August 16, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Where:
Cal State L.A. Fine Arts Gallery, Fine Arts Building. The University is located at the Eastern Ave. exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Fwy., at the interchange of 10 and 710 Fwys.

More:
The exhibition will present work by approximately 30 graduate students from Cal State L.A., Cal State Fullerton, Claremont, Art Center College of Design and UCLA. In addition, two video programs will be screened directly from the recent MOCA exhibit, "Private TV, Public Living Rooms," which was developed by L.A. Freewaves. "Girl Hood, Dis-ordered Women" and "(de/re)constructing Masculinities" are compilations of the works of various professional video artists. Loosely based on the Italian '60s movement, Arte Povera, Video Povera (impoverished video) seeks to present the medium in an engaging environment and to stage work in ways alien to formal works of art.

Info:
Open to the public. For more information, call Georgia Fee at (213) 666-6934.

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