+LAB Culminating Events

August 17–30, 2019

LTSC +LAB Artist Residency:

FESTIVAL OF SHADOWS: Mapping Invisible Dances
Isak Immanuel & Marina Fukushima
SAT & SUN, AUGUST 24 & 25 | 7:30-9 PM | JACCC
An immersive, intergenerational performance reflecting on present and absent bodies, community, and the precarious borders of Little Tokyo within downtown Los Angeles — a collaborative ensemble offering a layered landscape of dance, video, installation, and shadow in the Aratani Theatre and Plaza.

FUTURE ECHOES: Public Hearing
COG•NATE COLLECTIVE (Amy Sanchez Arteaga & Misael Diaz)
SAT, AUGUST 17 | 12-6 PM | 341 1st Street North
A hyper-local radio installation on the First Street North block of Little Tokyo that will launch the weekend of August 17th. Listen to stories of displacement, resistance, shared struggles and acts of radical hope during upcoming PUBLIC HEARING SESSIONS, or by tuning your radio dials to a frequency that will be announced in the days leading up to the launch.

PAST PRESENT: Conversations with the Future
traci kato-kiriyama
WED-FRI, AUGUST 28-30 | 7:30-10 PM | JANM Plaza
From sunset to 10 pm each night, JANM Plaza will be filled with large projections and soundscapes incorporating letters from the past and present—written about family separations, solidarity, community, and home.

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  • Metro Gold Line Little Tokyo Station, Red Line Civic Center Station, and DASH A bus.
  • Recommended Parking: Aiso Parking Lot, 101 Judge John Aiso Street ($1/hour for first 2 hours; $4 flat rate after 5pm). More parking information can be found at golittletokyo.com/map.