Us and Them: Human Relationships with the Natural World | Screening Series

Thursday January 23 - 8 pm  

Thursday January 30 - 8 pm 

Thursday February 6 - 8 pm

Thursday February 13 - 8 pm

Us and Them: Human Relationships with the Natural World


QUEENS LA is pleased to present Us and Them: Human Relationships with the Natural World, a four-part series video screenings comprised of artists from Los Angeles and Latin America. The series was developed after the 2019 Amazon fire which ravaged through multiple countries in South America (Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, and Paraguay) and highlights how human live within and affect surrounding ecosystems on a daily basis. 


The four part series starts on Thursday, January 23rd and continues through Thursday, February 13th 2020. Each screening examines human/environment interaction through a different lens, whether it be human attempts to research and understand, live within, domesticate or create a world within nature. The event looks to see how different generations and countries look at their natural environment through investigation, humor, and reflection.


Understanding the natural world...

Thursday, January 23, 8 pm  

Patty Chang, Akina Cox, Sara Drake & Nina Sarnelle, Liz Goetz, Institute of Queer Ecology, William Mattos, Jacobo Zambrano Rangel, Roger Muñoz Rivas, Jim Skuldt, Morgan Waltz, Jennifer West, and Canek Zapata.


Living within the natural world...

Thursday, January 30, 8 pm  

 Yollotl Alvarado & Tania Ximena, Ramiro Ávila, Dicky Bahto, Paloma Contreras Lomas, Paul Carlo Esposito, Pearl C Hsiung, Nathaniel Klein, Lolo y Lauti, Yoshua Okon, and Luis Angel Zepeda


The domestic and the natural world...

Thursday, February 6, 8 pm  

Daniel Aguilar Ruvalcaba, Jenn Berger, Maura Brewer, Mónica Heller, Wendy Cabrera Rubio, Julia Paull, and Rodri y Lenny


The world we create for ourselves... 

Thursday, February 13, 8 pm

Emilio Bianchic,Clemente Castor, and Jennifer Moon


Image Credit: Roger Muñoz Rivas, La Palmera Que Se Pensó A Sí Misma, 2016