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WHAT WOULD OLIVIA BENSON DO is a silent-auction art show raising money for END THE BACKLOG, an initiative by the Joyful Heart Foundation focused on ending the rape kit backlog in the United States. the art show and proceeding events seek to empower survivors of sexual assault and educate the community about the often-silenced issues surrounding rape culture. opening june 2nd.

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faith silva presents: QUARTER OF A CENTURY, a solo photography show featuring polaroid photos of kendrick lamar, A$AP rocky, flying lotus, chance the rapper and more.

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originally created for BABYCASTLES in new york, SLIDE TO EXPOSE, is an augmented reality project by nicole ruggiero, molly soda, and refrakt that explores digital intimacy, privacy, the concepts of life and death online, and ultimately asks how devices, particularly our phones, aid, form, and reshape our perceptions of these experiences.

coming to us from madrd, "We Don't Care Anymore" is a group show featuring 21 artists from around the globe united by the color pink.

gingy q presents cyborg goddess, a physical virtuality solo exhibition that asks viewers to move beyond the limitations of body, tech, & soul. two nights only.

by any memes necessary: a meme-centric art show opens february 10th. serving as commentary on internet culture's ability to help us cope and empathize, by any meme's necessary will feature work by instagram's most legendary meme creators.

press: this art exhibit takes feminist internet culture from URL to IRL / bust magazine
          is 2017 the year that memes are recognised as art? / dazed
          this LA gallery Is showing an exhibit full of self-aware memes / the creators project
          a meme-centric art show / affinity

Whiskey Hour is grace pickering's first solo photography show featuring a diverse array of portraits taken in southern california while the sun casts a golden hue. the show closes on febrauary 3rd with a short reception.

press: exploring foreign identities with photographer grace pickering / i-d

Miss Representation focuses on subverting classically and societally white-centric imagery by redesigning it through a WOC lens. we aim to magnify the arbitrary nature of cultural standards and the necessity of diversity and representation within culture and the art world. curated by erika paget and maritza lugo.

press: MissRepresentation: a show for praising women of color / nastygal
           'Miss Representation' exhibit tackles the lack of diversity in art / attn:
           Miss Representation: gives a voice to artistic women of color / art and cake
           this art show features work from women of color, because they are a "force to be reckoned with" / hellogiggles

COZY + LONELY is the first solo show of zoie harmon wherein she explores the ideas of self-care and solitude. the 2 day show will open october 27th at 7pm and have a small closing reception the following night at 5.

BEST FRIENDS FOREVER is an ode to platonic friendships, sharing bedsheets, watching shitty tv, telling secrets, and pinky swears. curated by faye orlove, BFF is a group show featuring artists whose works embody the ideas of togetherness and friendship. the show will be up until october 23rd.

Her Room will break the boundaries between a standard gallery show, an interactive installation and an immersive mise-en-scene. Her Room is created with the participation of a diverse group of multimedia artists, through which the gallery space will be transformed into a fantasy bedroom, an escape from reality, suspended in time. up until september 11th.

press: the femme gaze art show you need to check out / milk

EAT ME: a pop up show championing all things relating to female pleasure, especially of the cunnilingus variety. EAT ME hopes to not only de-stigmatize the demand for female oral pleasure but also celebrate it and start a much more open dialogue on human sexuality. the show will be up for two days, august 20th from 7pm-11pm and august 21st from 10am-5pm.

press: a cunnilingus-themed art show aims to make oral a more popular pastime / la weekly
          there is an art show dedicated to cunnilingus in hollywood this weekend / lasist
          a feminist art show wants you to eat it or beat it / huffington post
          there's a cunnilingus-themed art show happening in LA this weekend only / timeout la

Thinkin' Bout You: a group art show focusing on dreams and nostalgia. curated by briana gonzalez. the show will be up until august 18th and was generously made possible by american apparel.

girl on girl collective presents: FIRST KISS. a multimedia showcase featuring art of all mediums from girls of all kinds. opening night: june 24th. on display until july 17th.

press: olivia accardo / the local dive

SMASH THAT LIKE by caroline goldfarb. a solo show concerning the ideas of pop culture and fame. on display from june 3rd to june 16th. made possible by @bbdakota.

press: the artist behind @officialseanpenn gets her first gallery show / la weekly