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Music/Theory at MOCA

Music/Theory at MOCA

Organized with Mandy Harris Williams

Performance Reading

Tickets available here.

Organized with Mandy Harris Williams in consultation with Liv Surnow, Music/Theory is a multi-genre cultural festival that presents musicians as cultural workers, theorists, creative practitioners, and of course, rockstars. Guests have the opportunity to watch their favorites take to the main stage on the Aileen Getty Plaza for their musical set and also connect in talks, workshops, and panels. Collectives, support and aid networks, and non-profits table in the hall providing opportunities to learn and connect, and ethical vendors will also be in attendance selling their wares! Food and drink vendors will be on site.

Performances and Talks by:
St. Mozelle
Sebastian Hernandez
Mandy Harris Williams

Mandy Harris Williams is a multidisciplinary vocalization artist and culture worker. She is from New York City and currently lives in Los Angeles. She utilizes multimedia gestures to analyze and re-imagine desirability privilege as a real and mythological market and political force, Blackness, and its micro and macro structures. She is a former classroom teacher who integrates a holistic and didactic style into her current creative practice, the fruits of which have been presented at the Moving Picture Biennial at the Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Paula Cooper Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Art + Practice, Navel, and Jeffrey Deitch Gallery. She has a monthly radio show, the #BrownUpYourFeed Radio Hour, on NTS. She has contributed writing work to Dazed Magazine, Cultured magazine, ForHarriet, and The Grio and is a frequent radio and podcast guest. She works as Programming Director at the Feminist Center for Creative Work (formerly "Women's Center for Creative Work) and is a founder of Rave Reparations and Salon, two celebratory praxis based organizations in Los Angeles. She is a noted influential cultural popstar, recognized by the Dazed 100 List, Cultured Young Artist's List, and 2021's Huffington Post Culture Shifters List.

Wonmi’s WAREHOUSE Programs is organized by Alex Sloane, Associate Curator of Performance and Programs, with Amber Dettmers, Production Manager, and Brian Dang, Programming Coordinator.

Wonmi's WAREHOUSE Programs is founded by Wonmi & Kihong Kwon and Family.