OPEN DOOR [2014]

A closet installation for Architecture and Design Museum's "Come In! S,M,L,XLa" Exhibition presenting archives, facts, and interviews about L.A.'s first unofficial 'gay district' in and around Pershing Square. By exploring scale as it relates to perceptions of social acceptance, how boundaries are created, and how cities are shaped, OPEN DOOR presents a historic lens on place and sexuality particular to downtown Los Angeles. Created in collaboration with Rani de Leon. Research by Eric Brightwell & Karina Muñiz. Featuring Nancy Valverde.

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Audio excerpts from interview w/ Nancy Valverde. Found archive footage and images of Downtown L.A. from 1920s - 1940s

 

A STREET / A RIVER [2015]

A video installation for Architecture and Design Museum's "SHELTER: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles", an exhibition featuring architecture proposals for new forms of housing along the LA River and Wilshire. Created in collaboration with Joel Quizon.

A STREET / A RIVER [2015]
How do people relate / adjust / adapt / coexist with a street and a river in flux?

© Hunter Kerhart

© Hunter Kerhart