Utopias of So.Cal.
Free guide #4
Utopias of So.Cal. contains reflections on the persistence of these colonies in our own utopian consciousness’ written by contemporary artists, filmmakers, and writers; Sandra De La Loza, David Frantz, Janet Sarbanes, Mady Schutzman, Jodie Willie and the Women’s Center For Creative Work (WCCW). This guide, like all Llano Del Rio guides, is free and available to residents of LA county through the mail (send firstname.lastname@example.org your postal address) or around town (listed below). Non-residents of LA may purchase a copy of the guide online through & Pens Press. Utopias of So.Cal. was organized and written by the Llano Del Rio Collective with Erin Schneider, print design by Content Object.
An Antagonists Guide To the Assholes Of LA
Free guide #3
An Antagonist’s Guide To the Assholes Of Los Angeles traces a history, theory, and sites for creative agonistic social and political practice in LA. The guide annotates over 80 places; banks, businesses, politicians and polluters, war contractors, institutions, a troll, a yeller, and a cruel mis-dial. The list was sourced through an open public call and research. The guide frames for its users sites worthy of creative exploration throughout Los Angeles. We hope your practice benefits from it.
The guide also includes short essays framing antagonism within Los Angeles’ social and cultural history; contributions by The Llano Del Rio Collective, Marisa Jahn, Lisa Anne Auerbach, Laura Pullido, and Jennifer Flores Sternad.
The guide is available for free to all residents of LA County. Guides may be found at designated locations, or may be requested (by county residents) by post by contacting email@example.com while they last. Anyone can purchase a guide by contacting Half Letter Press.
Scores For The City
Free guide #2
This two sided guide maps locations that have supported creative and radical behavior in LA, including freeway puppet shows, civic dance pageants, riots, and the gatherings of witches. The front of the map is an archive of documents relating to four events. The backside is an exploration of the way non-conformist behavior in LA has helped shape collective imagination . The guide contains contributions by Llano Del Rio, Joel Kyack, Sandra de la Loza, Adam Overton, Nancy Popp, Jonah Schwartz, and Julia Wallace. Design by Kimberly Varella and Department of Graphic Sciences. Scores For The City was funded in part by a grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation.
Map For An Other LA
Free guide #1
The full-color, two-sided map sites and describes locations that support, dream, act and aid in the creation of an other Los Angeles. Beekeepers, greywater operators, hacker spaces, cooperatives, collectives, art spaces, radical places, gardens, swimming holes, cooking collectives, think tanks etc….
PDF’s of Map (side 1 and 2) available here!
Originally distributed for free in Los Angeles County in 2010, and then reprinted in 2014 you can get a copy through Half Letter Press.
Map/Sketch to Financial and Some Corporate Institutions In Downtown LA
This map to some of the financial and corporate institutions found near Occupy Los Angeles and LA City Hall.