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I hear the ancient music of words and words, yes that’s it. 
New works by Vincent Fecteau and Floran Pumhösl
October 16, 2021 – February 20, 2022

Schindler House

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Garage Exchange: Aleksandra Domanović and Jen Liu
October 21, 2021 – January 9, 2022
Mackey Garage Top

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I hear the ancient music of words and words, yes, that's it.

MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles at the Schindler House

The MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, founded in 1994, is a contemporary, experimental, multi-disciplinary center for art and architecture headquartered in three significant architectural works by the Austrian-American architect R.M. Schindler.

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Acting as a cultural think tank for current issues, the MAK Center encourages the exploration of practical and theoretical ideas in art and architecture by engaging the center’s places, spaces, and histories. The programming includes exhibitions, lectures, symposia, discussions, performances, music series, publication projects, salons, architecture tours, and new work commissions.

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The MAK Center is a unique constellation of modern buildings designed by architect R.M. Schindler. It presents contemporary exhibitions and programs in the landmark Schindler House (1922) in West Hollywood, operates an international artist residency and exhibition space at the Mackey Apartments (1939), and hosts research-based artistic and scholarly residencies at Fitzpatrick-Leland House (1936) in Los Angeles.

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Every year the MAK Center offers six-month residencies to international artists and architects, selected through an annual competition. Residents live and work in the Mackey Apartments, and present projects in exhibitions at the end of their term in March and September.

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I hear the ancient music of words and words, yes, that’s it.
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I hear the ancient music of words and words, yes, that's it.

Set against the context of modernity, the exhibitionI hear the ancient music of words and words, yes, that’s it. with Vincent Fecteau and Florian Pumhösl examines the imaginary of abstraction by engaging aspects of architecture and the architectonic.

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<i>I hear the ancient music of words and words, yes that’s it</i> Opening Reception
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I hear the ancient music of words and words, yes that’s it Opening Reception

Opening reception celebrating the exhibition. Set against the context of modernity, the exhibition examines the relationship of images, objects and abstraction. Together, the artists Vincent Fecteau and Florian Pumhösl orchestrate a dialogue between pictorial and three-dimensional work, studio production, and the architectural setting of the Schindler House.

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<i>Garage Exchange: Aleksandra Domanović and Jen Liu</i>
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  • Garage Exchange

Garage Exchange: Aleksandra Domanović and Jen Liu

The MAK Center for Art and Architecture in collaboration with the Art + Technology Lab at LACMA presents new work from Aleksandra Domanović and Jen Liu for the eighteenth iteration of the Garage Exchange series. As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic and recent political and environmental upheavals, Liu and Domanović examine the lines between viral transmission and closed systems of information. This exhibition is the culmination of an ongoing conversation and convergence of ideas in their practices, on circularity in material forms.

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