About this Event
1250 14th Street
Lecturer: Aurora Tang, Program Director, The Center for Land Use Interpretation, Los Angeles
Title: The Center for Land Use Interpretation
Monday, November 7
12 p.m., Second-Floor Gallery, CAP
About The Center for Land Use Interpretation
CLUI program director Aurora Tang shares recent Center for Land Use Interpretation projects examining the contemporary landscape of the United States as a cultural product. The Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI) is a non-profit research organization, founded in 1994, and involved in exploring and understanding contemporary land and landscape issues.
The organization produces exhibitions about land use phenomenology in the USA and displays them at its exhibit locations and at other museums and non-commercial and educational venues as well. The CLUI produces publications, online resources, tours, lectures, and other public programs across the country.
About Aurora Tang
Aurora Tang is a curator and researcher based in Los Angeles. She has worked with The Center for Land Use Interpretation since 2009 and currently serves as program director. Previously, Tang worked at non-profit art and research organizations including the Getty Research Institute, Getty Conservation Institute, and High Desert Test Sites, where she served as managing director from 2011–15.
Tang has taught at schools including Otis College of Art and Design and the University of Southern California. Selected independent curatorial projects include exhibitions at MAK Center for Art and Architecture, MOCA Tucson, City of West Hollywood, Materials & Applications, and the Barrick Museum of Art at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Tang is the recipient of an Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Curatorial Research Fellowship.