Media Arts Program

Friday, September 21, 1990 — Saturday, November 3, 1990


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A series of videotapes and films examining social constructions and conditions of work, curated by Rob Danielson and Bob Hercules. Two part series on view in the Video Viewing Room. Part Two: WORKING PICTURES: LABOR'S IMAGE ON THE BIG AND SMALL SCREEN (organized by Bob Hercules), including: THE LAST PULLMAN CAR (Kartemquin Films, 1983, 60min); THE BOTTOM LINE (Lori Cohen and Sally Kingsbury, 1985, 30min); FROM BEDSIDE TO BARGAINING TABLE (Tami Gold and Lynn Goldfaris, 1984, 30min); THE KILLING FLOOR (Elsa Rassbach, 1984, 90min); WRATH OF GRAPES (United Farm Workers, 1987, 16min); HALFWAY TO HELL CLUB (Steve Zeltzer and Labor Video Project, 1989, 30min); WITH THESE HANDS (International Ladies Garment Workers Union, 1950, 60min); DRAWING THE LINE AT PITTSTON (Paper Tiger Television, 1990, 59min); THE INHERITANCE (Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, 1964, 60min); selections from LABOR BEAT (1987-89); THE GLOBAL ASSEMBLY LINE (California Newsreel, 1986, 56min); THE ROAD TO HAYMARKET (Committee for Labor Access 1987, 90min); selections from LABOR BEAT (Chicago Public Access TV Series) and WATSONVILLE ON STRIKE (Jon Silver,1989, 65min).?

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Tues.—Fri. 11-6
Sat. 11-2
Sun. & Mon. closed

from Nov. 10, 2017
through Dec. 22, 2017

Laylah Ali
Paintings and Drawings

Laylah Ali's work explores power dynamics and interpersonal conflict through compositions that position culturally, racially and sexually ambiguous figures in precarious, loaded, and unexpectedly humorous situations. Ali uses concise—even minimal—imagery that is specific in rendering and intent. While there are narratives in Ali's work, they are stories whose open spaces often give them the atmosphere of fables.