1. Art in Practice: Mark Allen, Executive Director of Machine Project

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    APRIL 3, 2012 This edition of Art in Practice invites Mark Allen, an artist, educator, and curator based in Los Angeles and the Founder and Executive Director of Machine Project. Under his direction, Machine Project has produced over 500 events, workshops, and installations. He is an Associate Professor of Art at Pomona College and serves on the Board of Directors of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Mark received his MFA in Visual Art from the California Institute of the Arts. Machine Project is a non-profit performance and installation space investigating art, technology, natural history, science, music, literature, and food in an informal storefront in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. Machine Project also operates as a loose confederacy of artists producing shows at locations ranging from beaches to museums to parking lots.

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    • Workshop: Alternative to What? Starting Your Own Art Space Part 2

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      1/30/10 --- Under the guidance of Mark Allen, founder and director of Machine Project; Julie Deamer, founding director of Outpost for Contemporary Art; Lauri Firstenberg, founder and director/curator of LAXART; Daniel Joseph Martinez, artist and founding director of Deep River, an artists? gallery experiment that lasted from 1997-2002; and Yoshua Ok?n, artist and founder of SOMA, a new alternative arts graduate school; artists, graduate students, and post-graduate cultural practitioners debate the meaning and viability of the so-called "alternative" art space in a contemporary context, and will be invited to workshop their own ideas for art spaces. In part 2 the group asks questions of the panelists and holds a group discussion. (Run Time: 1 hour, 8 min.)

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      • Mark Allen/Machine Project

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        Machine Project is a Los Angeles based not for profit arts organization and community event space dedicated to making specialized knowledge and technology accessible to artists and the general public. Machine Project offers workshops, exhibitions, performances, and talks at a storefront gallery in the Eco Park neighborhood. Machine Project was founded by Mark Allen in 2004.

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        • Machine Project Presents!: A Talk by Mark Allen

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          Vacations for plants, concerts for dentists, and car theft workshops for children are a few of the recent performances produced by Machine Project, a non-profit cultural space investigating art, technology, natural history, science, music, literature, and food in an informal Echo Park storefront in Los Angeles. Machine also operates as an artist collaborative producing shows both locally and internationally at museums, beaches, and parking lots. Founder and Executive Director Mark Allen talks about their singular approach to projects. September 28, 2013. Parrish Art Museum. Edited by Michael Pinto.

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          • NEOTROPE by Daniel Corral at GLOW 2010

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            NEOTROPE was written by Daniel Corral. It was premiered on 09-25-2010 by an accordion sextet riding on the Santa Monica Pier Carousel. The musicians rode the carousel while the audience listened as the music spun past them. NEOTROPE was commissioned by Chris Kallmyer at Machine Project for the 2010 Santa Monica GLOW Festival. The accordion ensemble is called Free Reed Conspiracy. The accordionsts were: Daniel Corral, Isaac Schankler, James Barry, Jimi Cabeza De Vaca, Chris Porter, and Rory Cowal For more info: http://spinalfrog.com

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            • Garnet Hertz - Skeuomorphs - Dorkbot SoCal 36

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              Video courtesy of http://newmediainterchange.com/ June 20th 2009, Machine Project Gallery, Los Angeles

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              • Rich Polysorbate UFO Stories at Machine Project feat. Dylan McKenzie, Jimi Cabeza de Vaca and Morgan Gee

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                Storytelling presented by Cabeza de Vaca Arcestra at Machine Project on March 12th, 2011. Stories by Rich Polysorbate, music by Dylan McKenzie, Jimi Cabeza de Vaca and Morgan Gee. Visuals by Time "Tom" Child.

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                • Dream-In: Dream Interviews

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                  5/2/10 --- The morning after the overnight event at the Hammer museum, campers were woken up between 6:00-7:30am and asked to describe their dreams. (Run time: 18 min., 30 sec.)

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                  • Tehn @ Machine

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                    Straight from the machine project vaults, lost performances by Tehn and Portable Sunsets on March 31st 2007. Part 1 of 2, happy two-year anniversary, dv tape

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                    • Gatherer

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                      from Perin Hailey Added 7 0 0

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