Jeff Beall - Unsolved: LA Uprising @ 25 Years
This exhibition honors the memories of the 23 unsolved homicide victims who lost their lives during the uprising, 25 years ago.
While making a pilgrimage to each location of the 23 unsolved homicides, Beall created oilstick rubbings on vellum, to create an impression of each place. Like gravestone rubbings, or memento mori, specific moments have been created to bring forward memories of those lost and all but forgotten.
Jeff Beall earned an MFA at CalArts in 1987, and a BA in Architecture from UC Berkeley in 1983.
Beall has exhibited work in an irregularly regular fashion since 1987. This is his first solo show since 2009.
Beall is also co-publisher of X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly and serves on the board of Project X Foundation for Art and Criticism.