This Week @ Farmlab
November 28-December 4, 2007

Farmlab Public Salons

Friday, November 30, 2007 @ Noon
A Reading From the Book: Not A Cornfield: History / Site / Document
Join anthology authors Lauren Bon, Michael Dear, Michael Ned Holte, Ruben Mendoza, and Janet Owen Driggs for a reading from Not A Cornfield: History / Site / Document. This book tells the story and history of an art project that -- among much more -- grew a cornfield in Downtown Los Angeles ..... full text

Friday, December 7, 2007 @ Noon
Robert Gottlieb | Reinventing L.A.: Nature and Community in the Global City
Join Robert Gottlieb as he draws from the recently published book of the same name and speaks about how a handful of imaginative and innovative social movements have coalescaed. ..... full text

News + Projects

Farmlab Gallery Goes Dark in Support of A Day Without Art
This Saturday the Farmlab Exhibiion Cetner will be closed in support of Day Without Art. Begun in 1989, this project serves to promote public awareness of the AIDS crisis and to inspire positive action ..... ffull text

Community Marigold Harvest in Full Bloom at Cornhenge
Bring the Family as Hundreds of Flowers Are Ready For the Picking
This Saturday, from 9am – 3pm, help yourself to the many marigolds at the metabolic sculpture across from Farmlab. Make it a picnic, or just pop in for a quick snip, but be sure to bring your own tools. ..... full text

Farmlab Exhibition Center

November 9 – December 28, 2007
Crystal Ship: A Family of Artists Looking For Arcadia
"One midnight we were woken by the sound of thunder. A distant storm was coming in across the sea and the lightning stood out in prolonged relief against the moonless sky. Suddenly a ship, lit up like a crystal" ..... full text

Photo courtesy Not A Cornfield

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