Metro Art invites visual artists and artist teams to submit their qualifications for an opportunity to design four (4) original, site-responsive artworks for large-scale temporary banners. Submit via SlideRoom by July 20, 5 pm (PDT).
Digital shorts series on large-format, digital screen arrays at 7th St/Metro Center and Hollywood/Highland Stations.
Theatres and assembly halls grace this San Fernando Valley community, while the palm trees dress its vibrant boulevards. As the area has evolved, the mountains have kept a watchful eye.
A multimedia project around migrant LGBTQ+ tribute artists who embody and perform as iconic divas in the Latinx community such as Jenni Rivera, Juan Gabriel, Celia Cruz, Chalino Sanchez, Selena and Paquita la del Barrio.
Namonai ike in Japanese means, “a pond with no name.” Known for its picturesque beauty, this small village pond in the middle of Japan is neither named nor marked on a map.
Pioneering Los Angeles architect, Paul R. Williams (1894-1980), was the first Black architect to become a member of the American Institute of Architects and built a wildly successful career as an architect, decades before the Civil Rights Movement.
Intertwining issues of race, class and gender, this untitled series of self-portraits are an investigation of the aesthetic and cultural divide between white and black, a chasm as palpable as it is “invisible.”
A series of large-scale, unique direct-positive photographs made on discarded 55- gallon oil drum lids is grounded in one of the most contentious issues of our time: the social, political and environmental landscape of the American oil industry.
“Owambe,” loosely translates to “it’s here” in Yoruba. This animation focuses on the subtle, unconscious rhythms that happen at an owambe.
A golden spaceship awakens after a thousand-year stasis and blasts off toward its planet of origin.
You start every day and try to keep on moving, but when you find yourself in an environment where meaning shifts and you have the opportunity to question its essence, it is like looking at reincarnation from aside: how process involves different states of being and perspectives.
In between the texts are holes where the sunrise peeks through the paper. When the sun sets, only the dots appear, when the sun rises, the light penetrates the paper–revealing the texts (memories).
Set in a not so distant future, we envision the streets of Los Angeles unhindered by the inefficiency and congestion of the internal combustion engine.
DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17 at 5 pm (PDT) via SlideRoom Launched in 2022, the inaugural Metro Art: Digital Shorts series showcases video art and animation on large-format, digital screen arrays at 7th St/Metro Center and Hollywood/Highland Stations. This new moving image art program for riders provides a visual interlude between Metro informational content and advertising on the screens. Featured here is a video still of DEUX by Rebecca Bruno, in collaboration with Delaram Pourabdi. Opportunity Metro Art invites artists and artist teams working in digital media to submit qualifications, including samples of completed original moving image art, for the 2022 Artist Pool for Digital Media Opportunities. Artists that meet the eligibility listed below and successfully submit to the Pool will be considered for future temporary exhibition opportunities on digital screens at several locations throughout the Metro system. The 2022 Artist Pool for Digital Media Opportunities will be one of the primary methods for licensing and commissioning works of art for these specialized exhibition opportunities. The Pool will remain active for a minimum of two (2) …
An exploration of psychological time meant to offer an intimate encounter with movement in solitary space for Metro ridership.