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Forty Artists Aboard a Mobile Art Lab Want to Collaborate With You

Concord started as an experiment in collective programming and art making. Five people, different backgrounds, just an idea and a 3,000 square foot warehouse. Two years later, it’s become a space where hundreds of local Los Angeles and international artists have exhibited their work, constructed installations, performed, lectured, partied, and actively participated as members of our ever-expanding community.

Our school bus won’t be yellow. It’s not for kids (though kids are welcome). But we are reaching back to school buses to build on the type of learning that happens there—where we learn how to meet new people, plan minor rebellions, trade gossip, share secrets, doodle, and dream. School buses are (and have always been) spaces for unconventional learning, social experimentation, and community building.

We are Concord, an art collective that runs a project and live space in Cypress Park, Los Angeles. Concord started as an experiment in collective programming and art making. Five people, different backgrounds, just an idea and a 3,000 square foot warehouse. Two years later, it’s become a space where hundreds of local Los Angeles and international artists have exhibited their work, constructed installations, performed, lectured, partied, and actively participated as members of our ever-expanding community.

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