When you picture yourself with a drink in hand and in the midst of a thrilling dialogue about art and technology, you might imagine being at a bar or an art gallery. But at the Living Room Light Exchange, you’ll actually be cozied up on a couch in the living room of a local artist.
Beginning its fourth season on Tuesday, Sept. 19 — four years after its debut — the Living Room Light Exchange hosts monthly salons in various living rooms across the Bay Area, with the intention of creating dialogue between local artists and the audience about art, new media, and technology culture.
Founders Liat Berdugo and Elia Vargas said they started the series because of a lack of “critical dialogue on art and technology.” “In the Bay Area, the technology capital, there wasn’t quite a space to dissect art and technology together,” said Vargas. Thus far, LRLX has hosted 28 salons featuring more than 80 different artists and is fully sustained by its community.
This season, viewers will have a number of things to look forward to, said Vargas. He explained their desire to highlight more diversity within the field, “especially in this political climate,” and to make the space…
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