Attending our programs is the best way to experience what Level Ground has to offer. As one of our festival attendees remarked, “Level Ground does the work of asking hard questions and inviting people to explore them together.” This communal exploration happens all the time at our events, where 75 percent of attendees report having a conversation with someone they didn’t know prior to the event.
Information about all upcoming events can be found below.
Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day watching short films made by indigenous filmmakers during the sixth annual Level Ground Festival.
The Level Ground Festival is proud to partner with the Barcid Foundation and LA SKINS Fest to present a film program recognizing the voices and work of Indegenous filmmakers here in Los Angeles.
Join us at Nous Tous Gallery on Indigenous Peoples' Day to watch a short film program curated by LA SKINS Fest and talk with a few of the filmmakers about indigenous culture, art, humor, and storytelling.
soft relations is an interactive software installation created by Tristan Espinoza for the 2019 Level Ground Residency Program + Festival.
soft relations is a piece of custom software that records people’s relationships over time. It explores how connection and attachment are complicated by technological networks that simulate proximity without retaining the kind of intimacy that comes from a shared sense of place. This friction grounds the work as the artist seeks to find alternative ways of being in relation.
The show will include special programming from Tiny Tech Zines and also include a bar, panel discussion, live performances, and interactive elements curated by the artist.
Click here for free tickets. To support the artist, you’ll have an opportunity to make a donation when you reserve your tickets. Please give generously as you’re able!
Khat-e Penhan / Hidden Line is a surrealist film and multimedia installation created by Gazelle Samizay for the 2019 Level Ground Residency Program + Festival.
The gallery features a film installation about the socialization of an Afghan American girl as she struggles between the pull of her own self-expression and individuality and the pressures and rewards of group acceptance. The show will also include a bar, panel discussion, live performances, and interactive elements curated by the artist.
Free tickets are available here. To support the artist, you’ll have an opportunity to make a donation when you reserve your tickets. Please give generously as you’re able!
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