The Museum of Contemporary Art and the Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will sponsor a March 25 conversation in the Ahmanson Auditorium at MOCA Grand Avenue on “The Future of Arts Criticism.” Growth of the Internet and the decline of traditional media will be discussed.
Program, 6:30 – 8 pm, is free and open to the public. Starting @ 5 pm free admission in the MOCA galleries. Moderator & panelists:
- Sasha Anawalt, director of USC Annenberg Arts Journalism Programs, including masters degree program in Specialized Journalism (The Arts). Directs NEA Arts Journalism Institute in Theater and Musical Theater and the USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program.
- Andrew Berardini, Los Angeles writer and curator at Armory Center of the Arts in Pasadena. Publishes criticism and essays for magazines and newspapers in North America and Europe, including Frieze, Art Review, and Mousse, where he’s a contributing editor.
- Sharon Mizota, Los Angeles-based critic of visual arts, published in The Los Angeles Times, ArtForum; contributing editor for Art on Paper. A web designer, she was an art director for Apple.
- Bennett Simpson associate curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles