Film by Eric Minh Swenson. Music by James Lucchesi.
The sixth edition of L.A.’s premier performance art gathering will present over 40 performers, distributed through out Downtown Los Angeles' Chinatown galleries and public spaces on the 15th of August between 1PM and 10 PM. This year Molly Jo Shea, Los Angeles native, performance artist and co-director of gallery and international artist residency ESXLA, is curating the festival with help from the Chinatown Galleries and venues. The title of the event is based off of Chinese Food restaurant Foo Chow’s infamous, tourist-trap sign that reads, A Best Seller Movie By Jackie Chan Rush Hour Was Shot Here.
Perform Chinatown 2015: RUSH HOUR is a free, day-long festival celebrating live performance work . It will feature endurance-based pieces, public engagement work, dance and movement pieces, stand-up comedy, karaoke, micro-parades, derives, spoken word, noise, and experimental music.
For more info on Eric Minh Swenson visit his website at thuvanarts.com. His art films can be seen at thuvanarts.com/take1
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