TRESPASSING: Houses x Artists

  • Exhibition
  • Publication

835 N Kings Road
West Hollywood, CA 90069

The two-part exhibition TRESPASSING: Houses x Artists – co-organized by the MAK Center for Art and Architecture and Bellevue Art Museum – highlighted nine new architectural projects developed in a joint effort between contemporary artists and architects Alan Koch and Linda Taalman of OpenOffice. The projects engaged the house as subject, investigating its forms, functions and significance while imagining a wide variety of prototypes for living.

January 29 – April 13, 2003

Projects by Jim Isermann, Renée Petropoulos, Jessica Stockholder and T. Kelly Mason.

May 7 – July 27, 2003

Projects by Kevin Appel, Chris Burden, Barbara Bloom, Julian Opie and David Reed.

Related events

Walkthrough of the exhibition with the project’s originators architects Linda Taalman and Alan Koch, March 1, 2003.

Artist Renée Petropoulos in conversation with MAK Center Director Kimberli Meyer, March 19, 2003.

A demonstration/artist talk featuring a member of the American Association of Rotational Molders demonstrating the fabrication process and the artist T. Kelly Mason speaking about how the reapplication of this industrial technology facilitates his house design, April 12, 2003.

Screening of videos by artist Chris Burden presented in collaboration with Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) on the occasion of the exhibition Chris Burden: Small Skyscraper at LACE, May 16, 2003.

An architecture tour of Los Angeles led by David Reed, June 14, 2003.