Anti-white Supremacist Silent Disco Hits Hollywood Art Fair
Chand Sahkeel 10 days ago Sat 15th February 2020 | 01:51 PM
An anti-white supremacist silent disco broke out on Hollywood's oldest major studio lot Friday as Frieze Los Angeles, a major art fair, opened its doors to A-listers and collectors
Los Angeles, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Feb, 2020 ) :An anti-white supremacist silent disco broke out on Hollywood's oldest major studio lot Friday as Frieze Los Angeles, a major art fair, opened its doors to A-listers and collectors.
"So much of the last four years under this administration there has been a lot of anger, fear, helplessness," she told AFP. "And whenever I feel that way in my personal life, I usually go and dance." The piece sees visitors don headphones and join a choreographed line dance.
Her project is part of Frieze's second show in Los Angeles -- a city which has historically struggled to maintain an international art fair, but is increasingly drawing wealthy collectors including local A-listers.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lopez and Natalie Portman were among visitors to a Thursday preview, where Kendall Jenner purchased an abstract light installation by California artist James Turrell.
"Obviously being in LA means there is a wealth of celebrities and people in the movie industry, who are based here in the city, and many of them do actually collect art," said Victoria Siddall, Frieze's global director.
"The West Coast is a very long way from the East Coast and they are very different places with different cultures, different artistic communities," said Siddall.
Outside the physical confines of Frieze's tent, where paintings have traded hands for millions of Dollars, artists like Cullors have been invited to showcase projects on Paramount Studios' famous backlot replica of New York streets.
Several pieces draw on the movies for inspiration.
Hollywood "has been white for far too long," she told AFP.
"But it's still very white, it's still very secluded, it's still very elitist."