LA’s Museum of Contemporary Art is launching its own video channel on YouTube. MOCA TV will feature a range of arts-focused programming including a weekly art news roundup called The Art News Network, a documentary series on street art, and – wait for it – a ‘post-reality and talk show’ hosted by Ryan Trecartin. MOCA Director Jeffrey Deitch (who is also the channel’s executive) claims; “MOCA TV will be the ultimate digital extension of the museum, aggregating, curating and generating the strongest artistic content from around the world for a new global audience of people who are engaged in visually oriented culture”.

(Above: excerpt from Ryan Trecartin’s ‘I BE AREA’, 2011)


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  1. […] MOCAtv launched quietly on YouTube at the start of October and has been regularly posting original content on their channel ever since.  Conceived as a digital extension of MOCA’s education and exhibition programming, the material on MOCAtv is roughly divided into four categories; artist video projects, art in the streets (focusing on street artists), Art+Music (featuring music videos and artist/musician collaborations) and MOCA U (a series of interactive art education talks).  Recently MOCAtv invited rapper The Game to check out an exhibition by Agathe Snow and have a chat about the work (above) and it’s nice to see personalised content like this, including voices beyond the usual suspects. […]

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