Let us welcome you to Los Angeles and mark the beginning of the Convening with an evening of music and community! Join resident DJs Gabie Strong and Evan Walsh from KCHUNG, grab a bite from one of our local food trucks, witness a mind-blowing performance by artist Jibz Cameron aka Dynasty Handbag, and enjoy a drink at the open bar, all under the stars in the Plaza at the JACCC, and let’s get this Convening started!
KCHUNG is a freeform, volunteer run radio station in the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, at KChung Radio 1630 AM. KCHUNG broadcasts over 200 shows a month on 1630 AM and online through the station's website.
8:00 PM: Remarks from Common Field
8:30 PM: Performance by Jibz Cameron // Dynasty Handbag
Jibz Cameron is a performance/video artist and actor living in Los Angeles. Her multi-media performance work as alter ego Dynasty Handbag has spanned 15 years and been presented at such institutions as MOCALA, PS1, Joe's Pub, The Kitchen, REDCAT, The Broad Museum, Hammer Museum, New Museum of Contemporary Art New York, among others. She has been heralded by the New York Times as “the funniest and most pitch perfect performance seen in years” and “outrageously smart, grotesque and innovative” by The New Yorker. She has written and produced 6 evening length performance pieces and countless short works that have been performed in clubs and venues internationally. She also produced multiple video works and 2 albums of original music. In addition to her work as Dynasty Handbag she has also been seen acting in films, theater and television (internet web series no one has seen). She works as a professor of performance and comedy related subjects in addition to lecturing and teaching workshops. Jibz also produces and hosts Weirdo Night!, a monthly comedy and performance event in Los Angeles.