Tu casa es mi casa

September 23, 2017 through January 17, 2018
Open on Saturdays from 11am-3pm and Thursdays from 6pm-9pm

Neutra VDL Research House
2300 Silver Lake Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90039

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Aris Janigian is author of four novels, Bloodvine, Riverbig, This Angelic Land, and his most recent, Waiting for Lipchitz at Chateau Marmont, a Los Angeles Times bestseller. He is also coauthor along with April Greiman of Something from Nothing, a book on the philosophy of graphic design. A PhD in psychology, from 1993 to 2005 he was senior professor of humanities at Southern California Institute of Architecture. He has published in genres as diverse as poetry, social psychology, and design criticism. He was a contributing writer to West, the Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, a finalist for the William Saroyan Fiction Prize, and the recipient of the Anahid Literary Award from Columbia University.

Katya Tylevich is a writer and essayist. She is coauthor of the book My Life as a Work of Art (Laurence King, 2016) with Ben Eastham. She is editor-at-large for Elephant, contributing editor for Mark, and regular contributor to Domus, Pin-Up, and Frame, among other journals. Her writing appears in books, monographs, and exhibition catalogues on topics in art and architecture, including Todd Hido's Excerpts from Silver Meadows and Michaël Borremans' As Sweet as It Gets. With her brother Alexei, she is cofounder of Friend & Colleague, a platform for editions, fiction and special projects.

David Ulin is a book critic, and former book editor, of the Los Angeles Times. He is a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow and is the author of Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles. His other books include The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time and The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction, and the Fault Line Between Reason and Faith. He has edited two collections of Southern California literature: Another City: Writing from Los Angeles and Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology, which won a California Book Award.

Ulin's work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The Nation, New York Times Book Review, Black Clock, Bookforum, Columbia Journalism Review, and on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. He teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, and in the Professional Writing Program at the University of Southern California.

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