Metro Artworks

Alexis Disselkoen, Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock

Project Description It first appears that every street sign is the same, but upon closer inspection reveals a subtle survey of the history of the community. Each sign, like each street is unique and vital and part this urban village’s small town persona. Artist Statement “Over a number of days I collected nearly 200 unique street sign images. Over the grid of diverse street signs are images of the shadow of the Eagle Rock. Can you find them all? The streets are stand-ins for the diverse citizens, schools, restaurants, markets, cafes and modes of transportation. A contemporary look at the neighborhood yields quite different results than a look at the neighborhood of the past.” About the Artist ALEXIS DISSELKOEN was born and raised in Los Angeles. She is a multi-disciplinary artist who uses performance, photography, textiles and text to express her view of living in Los Angeles. She has presented her work at Eternal Telethon, Perform Wow!, Machine and Las Cienegas Projects. She is currently teaching at the Roski School of the Arts, University of Southern …