After 5: Niko Solorio

  • Thu 18 August 2016
  • 5 pm

Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, a new center for contemporary art in LA’s Downtown Arts District, presents After 5, a series of free live music performances on Thursday nights, 5 – 9 pm. Take advantage of extended Thursday opening hours at the gallery to explore the exhibition, ‘Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947 – 2016,’ then meet friends in the central courtyard for an evening outdoors. Enjoy live bands and DJ sets, craft cocktails from the Spare Room Hollywood, savory Russian hand-pies from the Airstream kitchen of Pirozhki LA, and late shopping hours at D.A.P.‘s on-site bookstore ARTBOOK @ Hauser & Wirth. Thursday 18 August: Niko Solorio Niko Solorio is a multi-media artist and experimental musician whose musical stylings have been described as ‘Neo-Medieval-Minimalist-Electro-Pop’ as well as ‘Global-Electro-Super Corn-with 90’s Fetish.’ He often performs under the moniker of POCKET NIKO and as DJ +TAX. In addition to his solo work he recently formed the band ETIQUETTE FOR GENTLEMEN with Hamburg, Germany-based graphic designer/musician Michi Schmid (A.K.A. General Hell). For After 5, he will present songs from his forthcoming EP entitled ‘ANGEL’ as well as a selection of previously released material. Solorio holds a BFA from the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia CA (2007) and an MFA from Transart Institute, New York NY and Berlin, Germany (2015). He has performed and exhibited internationally including shows at the Grand Hotel Londres, Istanbul, Turkey; Transvizualia, Gdynia, Poland; Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany; REDCAT, Los Angeles CA; X-Initiative, New York NY; Fanfulla 101, Rome, Italy; Cercle Blanc, Berlin, Germany, and MOMA PS1, Long Island City NY. Click here to preview Solorio’s forthcoming album, ‘Angel.’ Niko Solorio on Soundcloud This event is free, but reservation is required. Click here to reserve a place.

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