UCR | Department of Art | Ken Ehrlich
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Ken Ehrlich



Ken Ehrlich is an artist and writer based in Los Angeles. He has exhibited internationally in a variety of media, including video, sculpture and photography. His project based practice explores the social dimensions of architecture, technology and design. He also frequently collaborates with architects and other artists on contextual projects in public spaces. Recent projects include Walking Places: Four Walks in Los Angeles in conjunction with The Machine Project Field Guide to L.A. Architecture for Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. sponsored by the Getty Foundation and La Huelga, an experimental documentary that examines a student strike at the largest public University in Mexico (UNAM) in 1999–2000 by juxtaposing participant interviews with a lyrical portrait of the campus architecture. He is the editor of Art, Architecture, Pedagogy: Experiments in Learning published by viralnet and the co-editor of Surface Tension: Problematics of Site, Surface Tension Supplement #1 and What Remains of a Building Divided into Equal Parts and Distributed for Reconfiguration: Surface Tension Supplement #2 all published by Errant Bodies Press. In addition to UCR, Ehrlich also currently teaches at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).