produced by STEPHANIE CASE As part of the annual AxS Festival, Echo Park arts collective Machine Project hosted an array of workshops and visual performances inside of the historical Arts and Crafts-style Gamble House in Pasadena. Ampersand’s Stephanie Case explored Machine Project’s creative takeover of the historic home. [featured photo by Christina Campodonico]
photographed & produced by ANA LUISA GONZÁLEZ The L.A.-based string quartet Quartetto Fantastico improvises their music with two violins (Chris Woods and Paul Cartwright), a viola (Miguel Atwood-Ferguson) and one cello (Peter Jacobson). They create numerous sonic landscapes that let the audience feel a unique emotional connection.