Pico Block Party: TRANSLATION

Pico Block Party: TRANSLATION

Campus-Wide Family-Friendly Festival
October 14th, 2017 | 1-4pm
18th Street Arts Center

Join us to celebrate cross-cultural exchange, art, and community in our Pico Neighborhood!

18th Street Arts Center would like to invite our local and extended community as we open up our campus for a festival of interactive performances and artists workshops, celebrating our PST: LA/LA exhibition A Universal of History Infamy: Virtues of Disparity in collaboration with LACMA. We will also be launching the Spanish language version of our neighborhood cultural history project, Culture Mapping 90404 (check out the English version here). This family-friendly event will feature tours of the exhibition, art-making workshops, open studios, food trucks, live music and much more.


  • Live music by Cuñao
  • Brazilian Dance Performances
  • Art-Making Workshops
  • Artist open studios
  • LA’s Finest Food Trucks
  • Kids Corner and Bounce house
  • Tabling by neighborhood organizations
  • Artist-led exhibition tours in multiple languages


Cyanotype Flag-making with Amanda Sutton
Instant poetry with Melrose Poetry Bureau
Exhibition tours with Gelare Khoshgazaran
Feminist card readings with Anne Bray and Amitis Motevalli
Storytelling workshop with Kids on Stage
T-shirt printing with Christina Saucedo
Collage with Luciana Abait
Experimental Quesadilla-making with Teresa Flores

Open Studios:

Yvette Gellis (Los Angeles)
Luciana Abait (Los Angeles)
Arzu Arda Kosar (Los Angeles)
Aleksandra Walaszek (Poland)
Daan den Houter (Netherlands)
Anique Weve (Netherlands)
I-Chen Lai  (Taiwan)
Đào Duy Tùng (Vietnam)
Henriëtte Brouwers and John Malpede (Los Angeles)
Ichiro Irie (Los Angeles)
David McDonald (Los Angeles)


and more!


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