Exhibitions - 2015
Past Exhibitions - 2014
Past Exhibitions - 2013
Past Exhibitions - 2012
Past Exhibitions - 2011
Past Exhibitions - 2010:
Thickening the Plot
Sep 4 - Oct 24, 2010

Hot House Ensemble
Sep 4 - Oct 24, 2010

Slobodan Dimitrov
Jul 11 - Aug 29, 2010

Camilo Cruz
Jul 11 - Aug 29, 2010

Nicholas Grider
Jul 11 - Aug 29, 2010

Mass Emergencies
May 16 - Jun 27, 2010

Creativity Hub
May 16 - Jun 27, 2010

Sojung Kwon: Planning A Year
Mar 21 - Apr 25, 2010

Things That Can't Be Unseen
Mar 21 - Apr 25, 2010

Vessels
Jan 17 - Mar 7, 2010

New Studio Artists
Jan 17 - Mar 7, 2010

Plain and Simple
Nov 8 - Jan 3, 2010

F Sculpture Show
Nov 8 - Jan 3, 2010

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Mass Emergencies
May 16 - June 27, 2010

Opening Reception: during Open Studios on Sunday, May 16, 2-4pm

mass emergencies

Mass Emergencies is inspired by the work of the Disaster Research Center which conducts field and survey research on group, organizational and community preparation for, response to, and recovery from natural and technological disasters and other community-wide crises. Recent history has elevated the level of attention that emergency management and crisis relief have received due to the tragedies of Hurricane Katrina, the Haitian and Chilean earthquakes, the tsunami of Indonesia and the attacks of 9/11.

In direct relation to the history of Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro, which was a former military base originally commissioned to protect the harbor and its facilities, Mass Emergencies focuses on artworks that deal with natural and man-made disasters. Chosen artworks deal directly with the theme of disaster by addressing issues of entropy, terrorism and post-disaster militarization. Other works deal more indirectly with the concept thru spirituality, life after death and immortality while simultaneously playing on the religious etymology of "Angels Gate" and its location in "San Pedro". This exhibition showcases alumni, faculty and current students of California State University Long Beach. Artists include Carleton Christy, McLean Fahnestock, Luis G. Hernandez, Darren Hostetter, Kiel Johnson, Nathan Huff, Suan Logoreci, Siobahn McClure, Jon Measures, Kimiko Miyoshi, Shinichi Ono, Elisa Salcedo, Marie Thibeault and Andre Woodward.

Mass Emergencies is a collaborative project between Cypress College, Angels Gate Cultural Center, Concrete Walls Projects and the California State University Long Beach Fine Arts Round Table. Part of the process of organizing the exhibition was to allow Cypress College students to participate in a "shadowing" mentorship that would lend support in the curatorial process and aide in the design and installation of the show in addition to attending a "studio day" with an artist of their choice. The project was spearheaded and organized by instructor Devon Tsuno.



la dept of cultural affairs
This exhibition is sponsored in part by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.