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Lauren Halsey: we still here, there Installation View 13

Installation view of Lauren Halsey: we still here, there, March 4–September 3, 2018 at MOCA Grand Avenue, courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, photo by Zak Kelley

Lauren Halsey: we still here, there

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), presents Lauren Halsey: we still here, there, a site-specific installation work created at MOCA’s Grand Avenue location. This spring Los Angeles–based artist Lauren Halsey (b. 1987, Los Angeles, California) will take up residence at MOCA Grand Avenue, where she will build and regularly change an immersive space resembling a fantastical system of caves that viewers are invited to linger in and explore. This environment will serve as a visionary archive reflecting the diversity of everyday black cultural experiences in South Central L.A., the artist’s home since childhood.

Curator: Lanka Tattersall
Curatorial Assistant: Karlyn Olvido

The project is made possible by The Director’s Commissioning Fund.

Exhibitions at MOCA are supported by the MOCA Fund for Exhibitions with lead annual support provided by Sydney Holland, founder of the Sydney D. Holland Foundation. Generous funding is also provided by Judith and Alexander Angerman, Delta Air Lines, and Nathalie Marciano and Julie Miyoshi.



Lauren Halsey will continue to publicly transform her installation during the run of the exhibition. She will be in gallery every other week on alternating Fridays and Saturdays, beginning Saturday, March 10.

Select dates are listed below:
March 10
March 23
April 7
April 20
May 5
May 18

Additional June, July, and August dates to be announced at a later date.

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