• The Flyby of Comets: Ready to Board

  • Sat, 06/06/2020 at 6:00 pm
  • Tawanna Thai Restaurant
    6236 Wilshire Blvd
    90048 Los Angeles
The Flyby of Comets: Ready to Board - Tawanna Thai Restaurant - Los Angeles

The Flyby of Comets is a one-night-only experimental art experience featuring the work of international artists living and working far away or disconnected from the places they called home.Through the lens of an airport layover that never ends, The Flyby of Comets: Ready to Board explores themes of transition, patterns of migration, and what it means to be temporary. Ultimately, this live-performance and site-specific art installation is an exploration of the struggle and hope for a chosen and secure future.Featuring experimental animation, interactive art, sculpture, live performance, and audio-visual experiences.We welcome all visitors, travelers, and stowaways at our airport terminal named Tawanna Thai, located at 6236 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles. This ‘layover’ starts from 6 till 11 pm on Saturday, April 4th, 2020. CHECK-IN: Registering a boarding pass online can be easily done by emailing openplancollective@gmail.com with the names of your guests or in-person at our kiosks at the entrance. SPACE IS LIMITEDAll passengers are required to check-in prior to terminal entry. ENTRANCE IS FREE. Food, Drink + Exclusive Experience with Donation.With a sliding scale donation of $10-25, receives a free drink, entree, dessert, and EXCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE with our Business-Class cabin crew's performance. (Venmo: @openplancollective or cash at the front gate). DIVISIONS AT THIS LAYOVER STATION: 1) Registering Kiosk2) Luggage Transportation Service 3) Environmental and Air Quality Control4) Terminal Lounge 5) Lost & Found6) The Boarding TunnelBACKGROUND: The Flyby of Comets is a series of exhibitions produced by a group of International Asian creative professions who live & work in many countries. The first show of this series was exhibited at The 4th Floor Studios, Brooklyn in June-July 2019. The developed exhibition in Los Angeles is curated and supported by members of OPC. ARTISTS:Dahn Gim -- dahngim.comGongkan -- gongkanstudio.comJane E Kim -- janeekim.comKengchakaj Kengkarnka -- https://kengchakaj.infoThepnara Kongsawang -- kongsawangthepnara.book@gmail.comTuang T -- tuangstudio.comSamith Taengon -- behance.net/gunboy27Sirasith Visual -- IG: @sirasith_visualSutthamon Worapong -- sutthamon.w@gmail.comMore artists will be announced soon.ARTWORKS:1) Registering Kiosk Tuang T (Tuangkamol Thongborisute,) “i n u r numbers,” Interactive Art, 20202) Luggage Transportation Service Samith Taengon, “The Gap Loop,” Projection-Mapping, Loop Animation, 20193) Environmental and Air Quality Control Gongkan ( Kantapon Merheekul,) “Where we go?,” Installation, Sticker on mirror, 20204) Terminal Lounge Sutthamon Worapong, “A Very Good Service Girl,” Live-performance, 2020 Schedule: 40-45mins/ round Round 1: 6.15-7 pm Round 2: 7.15-8 pm Round 3: 8.15-9 pm Round 4: 9.15-10 pm5) Lost & Found Thepnara Kongsawang, “Palm Trees and Sun and Moon,”Found Objects, Live performance, and moving images, 2020 Live-performance scheduled at 10.15 - 11 pm6) The Boarding Tunnel Kengchakaj (Kengchakaj Kengkarnka,) “Lak Lan,” audio recording playlist with visual and installation designed by members of Open Plan Collective More artworks will be announced soon. -----------------------------------------------------WHAT IS OPC:Open Plan Collective (OPC) is an LA-based arts organization made up of a diverse group of local and international artists. Together they organize, create, and produce interactive, installation and live-performance art events. OPC is an inclusive space that supports all artists and individuals of diversity. It was founded by UCLA MFA graduates Jonathan Fletcher Moore and Tuang T. www.openplancollective.com