Artists-in-Residence at the Camera Obscura Art Lab Explore: A Universal Vernacular, Serial Experiments and One-to-One Performance
January 8, 2019
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Multidisciplinary artist Max King Cap and dancer-choreographer DaEun Jung are the next Studio Artists-in-Residence at the Camera Obscura Art Lab, working onsite between January 9,
Dr. Max King Cap is a visual and media artist originally from Chicago. His work has been featured in galleries and museums in Vienna, Stuttgart, New York and other cities in Europe and the United States. Among several awards, he is the recipient of Creative Capital and Artadia grants. A former firefighter and public relations specialist, Dr. Cap earned his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Chicago and his doctorate from the University of Southern California. At Camera Obscura, he is experimenting with the manifesto format while continuing his text Broadsides series, continuing work on his Exonerated painting series, in which mark-making bears witness to corruptions of the carceral state, and is writing a play titled 59 Inches, exploring the histories of Ota Benga and Sam Magee in a fable of power and powerlessness. For more information about Dr. Cap and to read his full bio, please visit maxkingcap.com.
DaEun Jung is a choreographer, dancer, drummer
Events with Max King Cap
Two-Minute Playwriting: Jump
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 12 - 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2 - 4 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 23, 1 - 3 p.m.
Saturday, March 16, 1 - 3 p.m.
Thursday, April 11, 1 - 3 p.m.
Manifesto Writing: Say it
Saturday, Jan. 19, 1 - 3 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 9, 1 - 3 p.m.
Saturday, March 2, 1-3 p.m.
Thursday, March 28, 1 - 3 p.m.
Serialist Painting: Repetition in Visual Art. Create a repetitive geometry-based design project. The use of pattern and repetition has a long a varied history in visual art. Through strategies like Pattern & Decoration, Minimalism, and Op Art, artists have employed the most elemental of mark marking to create engaging, mesmeric, and striking compositions. This workshop will help each participant become familiar with some of the basic principles of color and composition.
Wednesday, Jan 23, 12-2 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 14, 1-3 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 1-3 p.m.
Thursday, March 21, 1-3 p.m.
Events with DaEun Jung
Kitchenware Percussion Group: Assemble a percussion set out of kitchenware. Explore variation of rhythm in a small group and learn basic percussion skills and patterns.
Saturday, Jan. 12, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 19, 12 - 2 p.m.
Sogochum Hand Drum Dance: Learn basic skills for playing a traditional Korean hand drum and simple rhythmic patterns, dance steps
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 12 - 2 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Earthian Folk Dance: View an in-progress excerpt from DaEun Jung's residency project, the 'Earthian Folk Dance,' and contribute your own movement to the development of the EFD movement vocabulary. EFD celebrates team spirit and bodily
Saturday, Feb. 9, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 6, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Korean Maskmaking: Get a fun introduction to the origin and the purpose of Korean traditional masks by building your own.
Saturday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Saturday, March 2, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Ganggangsullae Round Dance: Learn about the history of the Korean Ganggangsullae group dance form and practice its games, movements, and tactics.
Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Saturday, March 30, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Events with Dr. Cap and DaEun Jung: Max King Cap & DaEun Jung, New Works Presentation, RSVP here.
Saturday, April 13, 3 - 6 p.m.
To register for these artist-in-residence events, please visit smgov.net/camera.