christine on her own

A Los Angeles gal now in San Francisco, discovering a new city and museum, while filling my mind with art, food, fashion, design, books, and places I've never been to. Currently working on the go at SFMOMA; all opinions are my own.

This Tumblr started when I discovered myself on my own. And though there are many incredible people in my life, including my partner and co-adventurer P, I still consider this a place of my own to think, explore, share, and be inspired.

christine on her own
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First time at the Symphony thanks to P. What a stunning space (at Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall)
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A great installation launched yesterday in LA that plays (I had to!) into art, music, and public space. Created by artist Luke Jerram, the work titled “Play Me, I’m Yours" has been touring internationally since 2008, and involves local artists and communities to design, decorate, and of course, play the pianos that are placed throughout the city. And I love this component — after the project, the pianos are donated to local schools/community groups.
Spearheaded by the LA Chamber Orchestra, the Los Angeles edition celebrates their music director Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th Anniversary. KCET gives more background on the project, and LAist has some nice photos and videos from the launch.
kcetdepartures:

Pianos Become Spontaneous Street Art in Public Space
The Los Angeles region rendition of artist Luke Jerram “Play Me, I’m Yours” — first launched in Birmingham, England in 2008 — will place 30 upright pianos in strategic places around Los Angeles County for the public to play anytime for three weeks.
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