In addition to showcasing 100+ of the world’s most exciting emerging artists, The Other Art Fair Los Angeles Virtual Editions presents a lively and inspiring program of features highlighting the richly diverse talents of the L.A. creative community—including hands-on workshops presented by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE®️, interactive experiences, a short films program, thought-provoking talks, curator-led exhibition tours, and more. Experience the best of Los Angeles over 6 days of unique daily programming—from wherever you are.
Register for Los Angeles Virtual Editions above for early access to an immersive & unforgettable experience.
TUESDAY, MARCH 30
Join Jessa Calderon, musician and member of the Tongva community, as she opens the Fair with a special moment of reflection, honoring the historic and contemporary culture of the land we share.
Director’s Welcome Tour (Live): New Futures + Special Projects
Start your journey into the Los Angeles Virtual Editions fair with Fair Director, Nicole Garton, as she highlights must-see projects, including exclusive new works by Guest Artist Brandon Boyd, selections from the Museum of Crypto Art, and the unveiling of our New Futures prize-winners.
Featuring a must-see selection of all-new original works created exclusively for The Other Art Fair.
See Brandon Boyd’s booth in Artist Room 2 within the Virtual Edition Fair
Learning Through the Line with The Cartorialist
Join artist Carly Kuhn aka The Cartorialist in learning how to create minimalistic illustrations through a series of creative exercises that will unleash your inner artist. Presented by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE®.
NATURE CLUB: REDUX
FEMMEBIT presents a playlist of recent video work exploring ecological themes—all created by FEMMEBIT artists.
Marquee TV presents: Frontiers
4 mins. Contemporary Dance. Dir. Eve McConnachie, Myles Thatcher. FRONTIERS explores outdated gender norms inherent in the classical ballet industry. This short film is set to “Make a Move” from Edinburgh-based artist Callum Easter’s debut album.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31
5-Minute Fair Tour: Room 1 Highlights
Join Virtual Editions Fair Director Jessica Chow for a 5-minute fly-through of Artist Room 1, and preview artworks and projects you can expect to find within.
Director’s Tour: Room 1
Join Los Angeles Fair Director Nicole Garton as she introduces a few must-see exhibitors showing in Artist Room 1.
Collecting Crypto Art: Insights from the Museum of Crypto Art
VALIS Studio’s Peter Martin leads a lively conversation with Colborn Bell, Founder & Curator of the Museum of Crypto Art.
“Cuídate Mix” curated by Chulita Vinyl Club
Play this “Cuídate” (“Take Care”) mix to hear a collection of feel-good tracks selected by each of the 7 members of L.A.’s beloved DJ collective, Chulita Vinyl Club. Each member has their own unique sound and taste that makes for an eclectic playlist for a perfect night in.
Marquee TV presents: Tremble
5 mins. Contemporary Dance. Dir. Jess and Morgs Films. Starring 26 Scottish Ballet dancers, an abstract dining room is the setting for their largest short film yet. TREMBLE is co-choreographed by Jess and Morgs Films, and set to Anna Meredith’s brassy track “Nautilus.”
Poetry Reading by Ra Avis
Poet, award-winning blogger, and author Ra Avis reflects on experiences from her time incarcerated and her journey as a returning citizen.
THURSDAY, APRIL 1
5-Minute Fair Tour: Room 2 Highlights
Join Virtual Editions Fair Director Jessica Chow for a 5-minute fly-through of Artist Room 2, and preview artworks and projects you can expect to find within.
Director’s Tour: Room 2
Join Los Angeles Fair Director Nicole Garton as she introduces a few must-see exhibitors showing in Artist Room 2.
Invest in Art with Rebecca Wilson
Join Saatchi Art’s Chief Curator Rebecca Wilson as she walks us through what to look for when investing in emerging artists, and highlights some of her favorites from the Virtual Editions. Sign up to join the Zoom webinar at the link below.
Cocktails & Beat-Building with Eddy Johnston
Learn how to build delicious drinks as you explore the common ground between classic gin cocktails and modern digital music production. Presented by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE®.
Enter the Portal: A Sound Bath Experience with Allison Bagg
Give your nervous system a break with this 30-minute soundbath experience. Artist Allison Bagg will guide you through some breathwork to prime the body for relaxation before introducing the soothing sounds of crystal alchemy singing bowls, gong, harp, and chimes. These instruments will help your brain enter a meditative state, so just sit back and enjoy!
Marquee TV presents: Esprit du Jardin
11 mins. Short Film. Wr. & Dir. Alice Pennefather. Chor. Kristen McNally. Set to the haunting score of “Speke” by Michael Price, a spirit, played by Ashley Dean (The Royal Ballet) moves dreamily to the chill of winter, serenity of spring, warmth of summer and misty dampness of autumn—experiencing them in all their diverse glory.
DISCOVER 100 OF THE MOST EXCITING EMERGING ARTISTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
FRIDAY, APRIL 2
5-MINUTE FAIR TOUR: ROOM 3 HIGHLIGHTS
Join Virtual Editions Fair Director Jessica Chow for a 5-minute fly-through of Artist Room 3, and preview artworks and projects you can expect to find within.
CURATOR TOUR (LIVE): PHOTOGRAPHY HIGHLIGHTS
Photography is a great medium for first-time buyers for a number of reasons. Join Saatchi Art curator Aurora Garrison as she shares tips on starting your collection and chats with some of the Fair’s most exciting photographers. Watch on demand now.
DIRECTOR’S TOUR: ROOM 3
Join Los Angeles Fair Director Nicole Garton as she introduces a few must-see exhibitors showing in Artist Room 3.
Hand Embroidery on Clothes with Han Cao
Learn the basics to embellish your clothing with simple embroidery. Using needle and thread, you can upcycle and customize any material (Shirts! Jean jackets! Napkins! Towels!) with fun images or lettering. Presented by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE®.
Creating Through Grief with Jasmine Nyende
In this performance workshop, artist and FUPU lead-singer Jasmine Nyende will blend poetry, DIY sewing, and fashion design to create new clothing pieces from her late father’s left belongings. She will loosely show you design techniques, but the main focus will be how grief works through the hands and creativity as a means of healing the heart.
Marquee TV presents: The Sun is God
9 mins. Short. Wr. & Dir. Alice Pennefather. Chor. Valentino Zucchetti. Set in 1918, THE SUN IS GOD is a story of love, loss and remembrance told through the poetic use of classical ballet.
SATURDAY, APRIL 3
CURATOR TOUR (LIVE): FIGURATIVE HIGHLIGHTS
Depictions of the human form are a mainstay throughout art history, and yet artists show no signs of exhausting the subject. Join Saatchi Art curator Erin Remington as she chats with some exciting artists who are reinventing figurative art. Watch on demand at the link below.
(LIVE): ZINE-MAKING WITH LORENZO DIGGINS JR.
South Los Angeles-based artist and founder of cbc Press, Lorenzo Diggins Jr. invites you and your young one(s) to spend the afternoon creating a mini ‘zine with him using a mixture of collage, drawing, and writing. The objective is to discover you can actually create a lot with little to no resources—especially when you simply start with what you have!
Marquee TV presents: In Her Hands
11 mins. Short. Wr. & Dir. Alice Pennefather. Chor. Valentino Zucchetti. Inspired by the life and work of Camille Claudel and Auguste Rodin, IN HER HANDS reflects on the relationship between the two French sculptors.
SUNDAY, APRIL 4
CURATOR TOUR (LIVE): MIXED MEDIA & SCULPTURE HIGHLIGHTS
Join Saatchi Art curator Bethany Fincher as she chats with artists who use a disparate array of materials as both physical and conceptual foundations for their works. With traditional painting, magazine advertisements, charred wood, wax and more, these artists push the boundaries of materials.
Creating & Selling Crypto Art: NFTs & Beyond
A conversation with artists Daniel Allen Cohen, Ju Schnee, and Jason Chang aka RFX1, moderated by Saatchi Art curator Monty Preston.
Marquee TV presents: Together/Apart
4 mins. Ballet. Chor. Tamás Krizsa. Dir. Wes Culwell/Bennett Street Media. The Washington Ballet were forced to find new and inventive ways to keep performing during the pandemic. TOGETHER/APART, filmed with two dancers on the steps of Washington National Cathedral, forms part of this innovative season, in which the only dancers touching each other were those who live together as roommates or partners.
Wherever You Are,
Wherever You Want To G&T…
To celebrate the US launch of the new Ready-To-Drink Bombay & Tonic this March we’re partnering with artists to create unique pieces of artwork – featuring you! Tell us where you would like to sip a Bombay & Tonic and you could have your idea brought to life by Alexandra Bowman, Agostina Ele or Carly Kuhn! From ‘enjoying a Bombay & Tonic with a buddy at a picnic’ to ‘drinking a Bombay & Tonic on the moon’. We’ll be selecting our favorite requests for our artists to sketch and showcasing them inside the LA Virtual Edition Fair. So all you need to do is submit your info using the form below and we’ll be in touch to let you know if your request has been created.Request Virtual Portrait
The Other Art Fair On Demand
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