First of all, I want to give SO MUCH LOVE to all of the people who contributed to LAWS. We had a great run! I’m so happy to have gotten to get to know such amazing artists and to witness their performances.
LAWS, or LAWordSalon, explores the artistic process through positive, public platforms. and subcategory synesthesia.
The salon began as meetings on Sundays at 1836 Sunset Studios in Echo Park, Los Angeles (CA) in January, 2015. The community gathered and grew on Sundays as LAWordSalon open-mic events to March 2016.
In total, the salon hosted 51 evenings of song, poetry, discussion, comedy, featured bands and performers, theme suggestions, group poems, last minute sign-ups, and occasional name tags.
Currently, LAWS and LAWSters continue to gather, just not necessarily on Sundays, and not necessarily in Los Angeles. Though, that happens.
#LAWSout on Instagram showcases performances and people who have something to say.
The people who made it work:
Lorna Alkana Art (@lornaphone)
Mike Gattshall (@gattshattack)
Mark Bowers (#iamonthespot)
John Owens (@thesundayshowwithjohnnyo)
an anthology of LAWSter contributions is in the works.
Rene Quintanilla (@the_reneissance)
Michael Porter (@porter_hashtag)
Lorna Alkana (@lornaphone)