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FEMMEBIT Festival 2019

  • Civic Center Studios 207 S Broadway, Suite One Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States (map)

Dates: MAY 31, JUNE 1, JUNE 2

FEMMEBIT Festival 2019 is a 3-day visual arts showcase celebrating over 75 diverse, enterprising, and innovative female-identifying artists currently based in Los Angeles.

FEMMEBIT Festival spans curated screenings of video and moving image art, light and sound installations, engaging symposiums, mixed reality experiences, live audiovisual performances, and a variety of immersive activations.

FEMMEBIT aims to leverage a dialogue on how women working with and between technologies enable progressive ideas to be born through active creation; and how we, as proponents of these fields, must work together to shape, share, and grow a future receptive open to progress.

Friday MAY 31
6:30pm - Panel: in conversation with Kamal Sinclair, Paisley Smith, Anita Sarkeesian and Natalie Sun
7:30pm - Performance: Nina Sarnelle
8:00pm - The Future Crew (JJ Stratford and Claire Evans)
9:00 PM Screening I commences with Jennifer Moon's video/live performance, Expanding beyond Our 4% Universe
9:15 PM Screening I continues
10:30pm - Performance: Paige Emery
11:00pm - DJ sets Amanda Siegel and Jenny Sayaka Nono

Saturday JUNE 1
11:30am - Panel: Chatbots in Fiction and Reality, presented by Yale. Moderated by Janna Avner, in conversation with Elise Co, Lina Chen, Samantha Culp, Alison Greenberg, Audrey Wu and Jenny Rodenhouse
2:00pm - Panel: In conversation with Kelani Nichole (TRANSFER Gallery)
3:00pm - Panel: Messing With the Medium: Radical Materiality in Feminist Media. In conversation with Holly Willis and Jennifer West
8:00 PM Screening II Commence with video/ live performance of Linda Franke
8:15 PM Screening II continues
10:00pm - PELLYVISION: A monthly cohesion of sound and vision broadcast on Dublab. For this special episode live from FEMMEBIT Festival Alex Pelly synthesizes live visuals to accompany sounds from a live set by In-House Pharmacy and a DJ set by Heart Pressure
12:00am - DJ set by Oonceoonce w/ more visuals by Alex Pelly

Sunday JUNE 2
12:00pm - Abigail Collins
12:30pm - Veronique + Kim Ye
2:00pm - Rachel Yezbick
3:00pm - Panel: Sacred Clowns and Foolish Resistance. Hosted by Julie Weitz in conversation with Rachel Mason, Kate Durbin, Mitra Saboury and Christina Catherine Martinez
5:00pm - Screening III
6:00pm - Screening IV
7:00pm - DWP Sound Bath
Also, on view MAY 31 - JUNE 2

AUGMENTED REALITY - Nancy Baker Cahill launches "Coordinates: Augmented Reality and Public Art" featuring Richelle Gribble and Tara Dilloughery

VIRTUAL REALITY - Petra Cortright x FLOAT LAND, Phazero, Tonia Be, Ana Carolina Estarita Guerrero, Noa Kaplan, Szilvia Ruszev, Cassie McQuater, Eve Weston, Molly Soda
w/ Aquma, Kristin McWharter, Lily Baldwin w/ Saschka Unseld, ATL3Y, Paisley Smith, and more!

FEMMEBIT unites over 75 participants including: Ahree Lee, Aimee Goguen, Alex Brown, Alex Pelly, Amanda Siegel, Amanda Stojanov, Amanda Vincelli, Ambar Navarro, Ana Carolina Estarita Guerrero, Anita Sarkeesian, Atley Loughridge, Angela Seo, Anna Luisa Petrisko, Anna Wittenburg, Cassie McQuater, Christina Acevedo, Christina Phazero Curlee, Christina Yglesias, Claire Evans, Claire Marie Vogel, Danielle Parsons, Eileen Cowin, Erica Ryan Stallones, Geneva Jacuzzi, Holly Willis, Jennifer Juniper Stratford, Jennifer West, Jenny Sayaka Norris, Jennifer Moon, Julie Weitz, Kate Durbin, Kelani Nichole, Kim Schoen, Lily Baldwin, Mitra Saboury, Molly Soda, Nancy Baker Cahill, Natalie Sun, Nikita Gale, Nina Sarnelle, Noa Kaplan, Omolara Abode, Paige Emery, Paisley Smith, Petra Cortright, Rachel Mason, Rachel Yezbick, Sarah Manuwal, Sarah Zucker, Selwa Sweidan, Suzy Poling, Szilvia Ruszev, Tara Dilloughery, Richelle Gribble, Tonia Beglari, Victoria Fu and more!

Installation by Lena Daly

FEMMEBIT is organized by: Kate Parsons, Sharsten Plenge, Janna Avner, Dahn Gim, Eva Aguila, and Richelle Gribble.

Lead fundraising advisor: Nora Germain

Earlier Event: April 25
Art Market San Francisco
Later Event: July 4