Frame Rate: Southern Sound
Blue Roof Studios
7329 S. Broadway Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90003
June 20, 2019
6 – 9PM
Exhibited at the Blue Roof Studios Arts Festival, LAND presented Southern Sound by Cole James as part of the Frame Rate series. Southern Sound is an installation with archived and collected sounds from five generations of matriarchs. Within this piece the artist discusses the parameters of gender with their mother, great grandmother, and niece. The sound was collected in Atlanta and South Carolina over the course of five years.
ABOUT COLE JAMES
Cole James is an interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles navigating the African Diaspora, circling the expanse of queerness and traversing through womanhood. Her work is composed of the intersections between digital production and analog collections of lived experiences. Digital media allows the privilege of expanding or collapsing the intersections of race and gender though the lens of language and aesthetics. Exhibitions include Skin Show, Barnsdall, Los Angeles; the two-person exhibition, Wayward, curated by critic, David Pagel; and shows at Crashing, Culver City, DA Center for the Arts, Pomona, and Sam & Alfreda Maloof Foundation Gallery, Claremont Graduate University. Recipient, Alfred B. Friedman Grant, Walker Parker Artist Grant, Mignon Schweitzer Award and Innovations In Painting Award.
The Frame Rate series is an on-going program with an eye towards film, video, and the moving image in general.
This Frame Rate is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.
Support for Frame Rate is Provided by:
THE OFFIELD FAMILY FOUNDATION
LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS
LAND NOMADIC COUNCIL