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Uncertainty in artist-run efforts as Station North develops

Uncertainty in artist-run efforts as Station North develops

In 2010, the writer Chris Kraus wrote a profile on the Los Angeles-based artist-run project space and collective Tiny Creatures. Written after the group broke up, and told through a series of vignettes from the artists who ran the space, the essay is a nostalgic picture of the space and its "short, vivid life span." One of the main organizers, Janet Kim, described her upbringing and her relationship with the church, which she grew away from as she grew older. "But for me, the church was really always about love. And I can still take that with me," Kim said, and she seemed to find a similar devotion in the Tiny Creatures collective. That quote colors much of the rest...

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