Friday, November 18, 2022 12:15pm to 1:30pm
About this Event
Free to All
Please note: This in-person Artist’s Talk will begin at 12:15 pm in Burns Fine Arts Rm. 211 followed by a walkthrough of Abait’s concurrent exhibition “Luciana Abait: On the Verge” in the Laband Art Gallery (Burns Fine Arts Center). .
KaleidoLA welcomes visual artist Luciana Abait who will speak about her survey exhibition currently on view at the Laband Art Gallery that explores environmental fragility through immersive video, photography, painting and sculpture. After her talk, Abait will lead a tour of her exhibition along with curator Karen Rapp.
About the Artist
Luciana Abait was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is currently based in Los Angeles, where she is a resident artist of 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica. Her photo-based two-and three-dimensional works deal with climate change and environmental fragility, and their impacts on immigration in particular. Abait’s work has been shown internationally as well as extensively in Los Angeles. Abait’s artworks have been shown widely in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia in solo shows in galleries, museums and international art fairs. Selected exhibitions include “A Letter to The Future” at Los Angeles International Airport in California; “Flow, Blue” at Rockford College Art Museum; “Luciana Abait” at Jean Albano Gallery in Illinois; “Nest” at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania; and ARCO in Spain.
Follow Luciana Abait @lucianaabait
KaleidoLA is the Department of Art and Art History’s annual guest speaker series. For the past ten years, KaleidoLA has been a vital connection between Loyola Marymount University and the Los Angeles arts community. For more information about the Oct. 10 event, contact Karen Rapp, Director & Curator, Laband Art Gallery, firstname.lastname@example.org.