a partipatory project artist

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preditorXtreme series
sculpture
fox gun
baby quail grenades

drawings
coyote sight
fox guns
prairie dog revolver
baby quail grenades

the dead garden
Winter Shack, Brooklyn, NY
High Desert Test Sites, CA

the portable forest
Dumbo Arts Center & Festival, NYC
The Armory Center for the Arts, CA
The San Deigo Museum of Art
Monte Vista Projects, LA
Sunset Blvd. Art Concert, LA
Human Resources, LA
Washington Blvd. Art Concert, LA
Woodbury Hollywood Exhibitions
Sea and Space Explorations, LA

public art places
organizer, curator, director
sea and space explorations, LA
tree and space, LA
sound in space Festival, LA
100 person solo show, LA

participatory
you are the largest thing on Earth
art of exchange
primal scream painting booth
we
miss
wish

sculpture
data planter
search
blue kiss

concept paintings
portal paintings
black holes


Lara Bank

PRESS

...Highlights..........................................................................................................................................
Lara Bank
KCET Artbound,
LA, CA
Article with predatorXtreme: fox gun sculpture (shown at Post in June, 2014) as the leading image for an article about POST closing. July, 2015.

Lara Bank Artillery
Article with Dead Garden as the leading image for a High Desert Test Sites show, Spectacular Subdivisions, 2014.

Lara BankCover story for Metro Mix, LA.
Image is of Lara Bank in a kiddy pool in her gallery, Sea and Space, with headphones on. Feb. 2009


...All Press...........................................................................................................................................

ART WORK REVIEWS

Annie Buckley, "POSTscript: End of an Era for A Downtown Space," KCET Artbound, July 8, 2015 - HTML - PDF

Gabie Strong, "Earth Art Radio," KCHUNG radio, April 30, 2014 - JPG - HTML

Scarlet Cheng, "Spectacular Subdivision in Wonder Valley," Artillery, Apr. 23, 2014 - HTML - PDF

Kim Stringfellow, “Spectacular Subdivision: The Art of the Home," KCET Artbound, Apr. 8, 2014 - HTML - PDF

Mizota, Sharon, "’Facing the Sublime in Water, CA’ delves deep," Los Angeles Times, Dec. 20, 2012 - HTML - PDF

"Add to Itinerary: The Portable Forest", Dumbo.is, Sept. 2012 - HTML -
JPG

"Everything You Need to Know About The Dumbo Arts Festival", Guest of a Guest, Sept. 2012 - HTML - PDF

Sallabedra, Megan, "'Ever Green' at Monte Vista Projects: Free Christmas Trees for Rent! But is it Art?", LA Weekly, Dec. 2011 - PDF

Wagley, Catherine, "Art To See, Five Artsy Things to See This Week...", LA Weekly, Nov., 2011 - PDF

Galleos, Emma, "'The Portable Forest Tree Library' Lets You Check Out a (Christmas)Tree From Its Living Library", LAist, Nov. 2011 - PDF

Judkis, Maura,
"the arm as art gallery", The Washington Post, by Maura Judkis, October 2010 - PDF

Herbst, Robby, "Where Possible Possibilities Are Possible: Experiences and Forms of the Possible," Proximity, Issue Number 5, Fall 2009, pgs. 38-43 - PDF

The LLano Del Rio working group, A Map for An Other LA, Dec 2009. Tree and Space project on map.

Marinez, Lilian, “‘Scratch Visual’, Planeta Alternativo, 2003. read review

“The A List”, Sculpture Magazine, Oct. 1996


GALLERY REVIEWS AND INTERVIEWS (as Executive Director/Founder)

Sea and Space Explorations

Mayer, Anna, "Los Angeles, California United States: Letter From Los Angeles," Proximity, Issue Number 6, Winter 2009-2010, pgs.130 -132

Calvin, "QUEER TERRITORIES at Sea and Space Explorations," The New Gay, April 13, 2010, online publication - PDF

The LLano Del Rio working group, A Map for An Other LA, Dec 2009 (Sea and Space and Tree and Space project on map with description)

"What to Do This Weekend", Daily Candy Los Angeles, culture section, The Weekend Guide, August, 2009, online publication - HTML

Ward, Alie, “Gallery on a Shoestring," Brand X: The LA Times, Vol. 12, No. 21, week of August 26, 2009 - JPG (327KB) (interview)

Ward, Alie, “The Little Gallery Doing Big Weird Things,” Metromix: The LA Times, Vol. 2, Issue 6, Feb. 11-17, 2009 - PDF (cover story & interview)

Denny, Drew, “Sound in Space 2," L.A. Record, Vol. 3, Issue 12, Feb. 2009, pg. 15 - PDF (986KB) (interview)

Szupinska, Joanna, "The Other LA Art Scene: Part I," FlashArt Online, Issue March/April 2008 - PDF

"Buzz - At Your Service: Street Smart," LA Magazine, Issue March 2008, pg. 66 - JPG (592K)

Villafane, Andie, "artspotting: gallery (p)reviews," Citizen LA, Issue Feb 2008 - JPG (300K)

Zolghadr, Tirdad, "How German is it?," FRIEZE Magazine, Issue 111, Nov-Dec 2007 - PDF

Marcoux, Patrick, "Conspiracy and Economy: Chris Bassett @ Sea and Space...," LA, Noah Becker's White Hot Magazine of Contemporary Art, Oct 2007 - PDF

Ballesteros, Lilliane, "Experience Art in Highland Park," The Occidental Weekly, Oct. 10, 2007, pg. 8 & 9 (cover story & interview)

Arnold, Margaret, "New Art Spaces in Northeast LA," The Arroyo Seco Journal, Volume 7, Number 10, Sept. 2007, pg. 9 (interview)


Park Projects
(as Co-Director/Co-Founder)

Wing, Carlin, "Jessica Halonen & Emily Joyce" ...Might Be Good, issue 84, Feb. 23, 2007 - PDF


CURATORIAL PROJECT REVIEWS (Co-Curator)

"Net Art Exhibitions", The Whitney ArtPort (2003-present). Mediatopia on resources page. link to page

"Hacktivism, E-Music, New Media Art", neural.it (June 29, 2003). Mediatopia was on the cover of the publication. read review

"Intelligent Gathering Maps Lovely Weather", www.art-themagazine.com , 2003. Mediatopia project reviewed. read review


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