Thursday, January 26, 2012

The Roots of a Polymath: Lars Jan

FOUNDER of the Los Angeles avant-gartde performance group Early Morning Opera, Lars Jan is a polymath interested in a lot of things, especially our era in which screens of various kinds have infiltrated both public and private spaces.

We spoke about the age of the screen, as well as some of his artistic models -- everyone from Gerhard Richter to Fellini -- for my Influences column. Here is that piece:  This ended up being an intriguing discussion.

Jan's new piece, Abacus -- which he just premiered at Sundance -- comes to REDCAT next week.

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