Director Robert Flaxman in person at both screenings!A Labor of Love is just as much a chronicle of low-budget filmmaking as it is a study of the personal conflicts which come into play during the creation of a piece of "pornography," and the social mores which are violated.
Song Dong's large–scale installation comprised of items that his mother and grandmother collected over a period of five decades. It follows the Chinese concept of wu jin qi yong or "waste not," as a prerequisite for survival.
Inspired by artist Song Dong’s investigations of family, consumerism, and the small meditative moments that punctuate an ordinary life, Daily Lives is a group exhibition borne out of a collaboration between YBCA and the Chinese Cultural Center.
A young artist whose talents have been showcased by the likes of Herbie Hancock and Terence Blanchard, Beninese guitarist Lionel Loueke is a riveting performer who artfully integrates percussive, chiming harmonics, idiosyncratic tunings, and wondrously intricate time signatures. His latest Blue Note project, Mwaliko, features his longstanding trio with drummer Ferenc Nemeth and bassist Massimo Biolcati. Without question, Loueke is one of the hottest young stars in the jazz world.