LOS ANGELES, CA.- proyectosLA
is a cultural platform that provides a unique opportunity for modern and contemporary Latin American galleries to exhibit in Los Angeles at a critical moment for Latin American art. It will take place at wərkärtz studios, a 20,000 sq ft converted Downtown LA (DTLA) warehouse from September 16 through October 28, 2017.
For the local art community, proyectosLA will allow for the ability to discover new Latin American galleries, modern and contemporary art from the region within the historical context of its relationship to LA and fostering an ongoing dialogue with contemporary practices.
For the galleries it will provide a platform to connect to the local LA cultural community- establishing and reinforcing relationships with local collectors, curators and institutions and placing critically important works throughout Southern California. The galleries will also have a communal worskpace where they can connect with local, national and international collectors and curators that will be in Los Angeles for PST: LA/LA.
proyectosLA is committed to creating an open environment that encourages forging new commercial connections and partnerships between the Latin American galleries with US based and international collectors, institutions, curators, galleries, and art aficionados. The exhibition will become a platform of openness and inclusiveness, a space for interaction, communication and new opportunities, proyectosLA founders explain.
The exhibition will feature modern and contemporary work from leading Latin American art galleries including OMR in Mexico City; Nara Roesler in Sao Paulo, Rio and NY; Henrique Faria, Buenos Aires and NY and Instituto de Vision in Bogota.
The platform is being curated by Luiza Teixera De Freitas and Claudia Segura, and the interior space will be designed by internationally acclaimed Mexican architect Ezequiel Farca.
proyectosLA is co-founded by Patricia Fajer ,Teresa Iturralde, and Tracy OBrien, and will be part of the commercial gallery program of Pacific Standard Time (PST).
proyectosLA is part of the Participating Gallery Program of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles, taking place from September 2017 through January 2018 at more than 70 cultural institutions across Southern California. Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty.