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Libros Schmibros: Car Schmar

Sunday Sep 11, 2011 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM This is a past program

With non-drivers Marisela Norte, Richard Rayner & D.J. Waldie

Join us for a residency with David Kipen's Boyle Heights lending library/used-book shop, Libros Schmibros.

Libros Schmibros at the Hammer will host a conversation with essayist D.J. Waldie (Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir), poet Marisela Norte (Peeping Tom Tom Girl) and journalist/screenwriter Richard Rayner (Los Angeles Without a Map and A Bright and Guilty Place) about the advantages and disadvantages of getting around L.A. without wheels.

Moderated by Shana Nys Dambrot.

The Hammer Museum’s Public Engagement program seeks to create a new kind of interactive museum: an artist-driven visitor engagement program that encourages contact among visitors, artists, and Museum staff, and activates spaces in imaginative ways. 

Public Engagement and AIR were established in 2009 thanks to a James Irvine Foundation Arts Innovation Fund grant. Via AIR, artists examine and respond to fundamental museum issues related to the visitor experience in an attempt to deepen the Hammer’s connection with its guests. 

Libros Schmibros is a fiscally sponsored project of the Pasadena Arts Council’s EMERGE Program