Aug
19
3:00pm 3:00pm

New Forensics: Scenarios and Simulated Environments

M&A and 2426 SET present Scenarios and Simulated Environments, a one-day presentation by artists Kelly Loudenberg and Richard Wheeler, whose work and research focuses on simulating simulations. From violence to surveillance, their separate artistic practices investigate, re-articulate, and stage the exercises and environments that result from an increasingly militarized world in which new environments are manufactured and new genres of spaces are constructed

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LA DCP's Bryan Eck and Tal Harari present Rezoning Skid Row
Mar
18
3:00pm 3:00pm

LA DCP's Bryan Eck and Tal Harari present Rezoning Skid Row

Los Angeles Department of City Planning's Bryan Eck and Tal Harari present the City's vision document and plans-in-progress for rezoning downtown with an emphasis on Skid Row. A special opportunity to learn more about what the City has planned so far and give input to the process.

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In and Out of Pictures
Feb
17
5:00pm 5:00pm

In and Out of Pictures

The purpose of the symposium is two-fold: first, to propose a sustained parallel between the contemporary architectural moment and early 19th-century landscape design; and second, to sharpen the distinctions between varieties of practice that would include picture-making as a significant component of architectural labor.

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THE FINALE
Jul
31
2:00pm 2:00pm

THE FINALE

  • 1601 Park Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90026 United States (map)
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Due to a ridiculous bout of vandalism Friday night, we regret to announce that TURF: A Mini-Golf Project is closing two days early (July 30) and our finale event is postponed.

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TURF SPRING PREVIEW
Mar
13
to Apr 15

TURF SPRING PREVIEW

M&A announces the Spring Preview of TURF: A Mini-Golf Project. The Spring Preview features nine models by the winning architectural obstacles selected for installation in a public and playable mini-golf course set to open in Summer 2016. 

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OPEN CALL | TURF: A Mini Golf Project
Jul
19
to Sep 7

OPEN CALL | TURF: A Mini Golf Project

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TURF: A Mini-Golf Project asks architects, designers and artists to design a single architectural obstacle that investigates a contemporary Los Angeles conditionincluding topics such as drought and lawns, parking and traffic, nature and neighborhoods, housing typologies and identityin the form of the miniature and the absurd. Both pleasure and obstacle are par for the course.

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TOUR | Long Beach Architectural Bike Tour
Apr
12
11:00am11:00am

TOUR | Long Beach Architectural Bike Tour

Currently on display at the University Art Museum is a retrospective of M&As body of work from 2002 – 2013, which, in an of itself, represents a nexus of some of the most progressive thinkers and makers in the fields of architecture and fine arts design in Los Angeles and beyond. To explore those who’ve helped shape our local landscape with structure, spaces, ideas and objects, we’ll be taking a tour of some of Long Beach’s historically most prominent modern architectural work.

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TALK | Tactical Urban Intervention
Apr
10
6:00pm 6:00pm

TALK | Tactical Urban Intervention

  • University Art Museum at CalState Long Beach (map)
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UA has begun to partner with other groups in Los Angeles county who are responding to multiple civic needs by developing community-engaged projects that interpret local environmental infrastructure improvements and include area residents in hands-on experiences that promote deeper understanding in and ownership of their immediate environment.

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OPENING | Building Something (Beyond) Beautiful:
Jan
25
6:00pm 6:00pm

OPENING | Building Something (Beyond) Beautiful:

  • 1250 N Bellflower Blvd Long Beach, CA, 90840 United States (map)
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Materials & Applications: Building Something (Beyond) Beautiful: projects, 2002-2013; opens at theUniversity Art Museum at CSULB on January 25th! Installations, models, prototypes, rare images and much more will cover the past, present, and future of M&A with new work from M&A’s blight-busting team, Urban Applications, workshops, and a symposium to unfold over the coming months of the exhibition.

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