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Douglas Tausik Ryder

Your Myth Here

Exhibition Dates: March 11 - April 22, 2023

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 11 from 4 - 7PM

PRJCTLA is pleased to announce Your Myth Here by Douglas Tausik Ryder, the artist’s first solo exhibition in the United States after moving to England’s countryside at the onset of the pandemic. This is the artist's first show expanding his woodworking and digital medium to include AI and collage.

Your Myth Here presents a series of five large-scale new works, which stand up to 9 feet tall. The monumental pieces explore the role of traditional sculptures and collective ideas within a society absorbed by mass media.

The exhibition showcases the artist's new thematic collection of sculptures, highlighting the link between dream and mass media represented by computer-assisted woodworking sculptures and Artificial Intelligence-aided collages to finish the pieces. By literally hollowing out familiar cultural subjects and replacing them with artificially generated and distorted “mass media,” the artist fills the void and replaces it with a new translation.

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Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studio


Exhibition Dates: March 11 - April 22, 2023

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 11 from 4 - 7PM

Metabolic Studio is pleased to announce its latest exhibition, Underland, at PRJCTLA in downtown Los Angeles at the foot of the 6th St. Bridge overlooking the LA River. Underland explores the entanglements that exist below the surface in urban environments. This exhibition borrows its title from Robert Macfarlane’s book, Underland, and points to our infrastructural art work, Bending the River, that is currently under construction. In this work, we have pierced the concrete floor of the LA River to lay pipes which will redirect a small portion of the river flow making use of water that would otherwise have been flushed out to sea. In this process we have discovered, underneath, the bustling understory that exists beneath what is normally considered the floor of the city.