Monday July 1, 6:30 pm
Join Los Angeles artist Robby Herbst, organizer of I and We: A Collective Movement Workshop for Beginners, for a presentation of his work and discussion about This event is part of Empathy Corporation, a presentation of A Blade of Grass and EFA Project Space's project The Hive, a platform for socially engaged art practices, featuring projects that expand the boundaries of art by seeking new ways to integrate into real life experience.
Robby Herbst is interested in socio-political formations. Over the last ten years he founded, developed and co-edited the Journal of Aesthetics & Protest. Since then he has been writing about art (frequently with public TV station KCET), producing a series of critical “guides” to Los Angeles (through Llano Del Rio Collective). He has had solo projects at Machine Project, David Patton Los Angeles, Monte Vista (LA), Dumbo Arts Center (NY), Southern Exposure (SF) and The Art Gallery Of Knoxville (TN). Herbst participated in Alan Kaprow — Art As Life at MOCA, Venice Beach Biennial at Hammer Museum (LA); Interstellar Low Ways at the Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago); Democracy in America: The National Campaign with Creative Time; Fine Print: Alternative Media at PS1 (NY); and Theater of Piece at NGBK (Berlin). Herbst is a grantee of the Andy Warhol Foundation for essays exploring social practice art. He received a BA from Hampshire College in 1995, his MFA from CalArts in 1999, and currently lives and works in Los Angeles.