Tunnel Books with Debra Disman

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Camera Obscura Art Lab
1450 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Tunnel Books with Debra Disman

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Saturday 1/20, 11am – 1:30pm
Cost: $5
Click on the link to register or call 310.458.2239
http://apm.activecommunities.com/santamonicarecreation/Activity_Search/62861
Create a multidimensional Tunnel Book utilizing strategic cutouts. With the accordion fold and framing techniques, explore a “layered view” that creates the setting for a dramatic scene and story that moves back and forth in space and possibly in time! Go your own pace and come away with a unique card or booklet.
Debra Disman is a Los Angeles-based artist working primarily in the form of the book. She is a teaching artist at LACMA and was recently awarded a Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Artist-in-Residence grant to work with high school students and community members in the Sunland-Tujunga neighborhood. Disman was the featured artist for the Los Angeles Big Read in 2016, exhibiting at the Mike Kelley Gallery at Beyond Baroque in Venice. That same year she received a Bruce Geller Memorial Prize, and was commissioned the following year by the Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum to create an interactive book for “Chapters: Book Arts in Southern California.” For her Art Lab project she is continuing a series of works that progressively investigate the emotional, sensory and evocative aspects of the book format.
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Camera Obscura Art Lab at 1450 Ocean offers arts, crafts and culture classes year-round. Polish your writing, take a better picture, learn how to make paper, knit, sew, and find a community of artists and movers!
View and Register for classes at http://ow.ly/IehoU
Visit us at http://smgov.net/camera or 1450 Ocean Ave at Broadway
Contact camera@smgov.net or 310-458-2239
Join our email list at http://smgov.net/artsignup
View a list of classes & register at http://smgov.net/reserve
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Train: Metro terminus at 4th St/Colorado, 4 blocks away. Upon exiting the station go west on Colorado to Ocean Ave, cross the street to the Pier and turn right. We’re in the park just past Broadway.
Parking: Under $2 for the first 2.5 hours in Parking Structure 6 (1431 2nd Street between Broadway and Santa Monica). On weekends at the Civic Auditorium lot at 1855 Main St it’s $5 all day except during special events. Pier Deck: $10-15/day; Beach Lot 1N just north of the Pier $6-12/day. Meters on Ocean Avenue; $2/hr maximum 3 hours. More info: smgov.net/parking
Bus: metro.net or bigbluebus.com.
Bike: Ride your bike (bring a lock) or utilize the Breeze Bike Share corral just south of us in the park.
Registration (bring cash to cover material fees, if applicable) In Person: Advance registration accepted at 1450 Ocean between 9am-5pm M-F & 11am-4pm Sat. Dropping in? Call 310-458-2239 to confirm availability, preferably by the Tuesday before class starts; plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of class; many classes do not allow drop ins.
Refunds/Transfers: Full refunds are given if class is cancelled before taking place – enroll online with confidence. For student withdrawals for any other reason, $15 processing fee for each multisession activity refunded; one-time classes & expended material fees are nonrefundable. Requests must be made in person, by mail, fax (310-899-0840), or email to communityclasses@smgov.net within 24 hours of first class meeting. All class dates, times, locations, and instructors are subject to change.

Tunnel Books with Debra Disman