One Another: Open Call

NAVEL and Dorit Cypis invite 12 individuals from Los Angeles communities to take part in a durational and collaborative research and dialogue illuminating the question “who are we to one another?

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2019 Season Announcement

A year of inquiry, uproar and play.


BUILT-IN Chapter 4: Land for Artists

A think tank on long-term solutions for living and working in LA.

Committee Programs


Resisting the carceral state, one donut at a time.

A Right to Defiance

punk is queer. punk is femme. punk is Black. punk is Brown. punk is boundless.

سفره دايمه Sofra Daymeh

Decolonizing food around the سفره sofra.

The Zapatista Wi-Fi Rebellion

Short-circuiting techno-imperialism with Zapatismo.

One Another

Come out from the shadow of identity politics through the power of intimate engagement across difference.


Demystifying genomics to inform identity in the age of the quantified self.


The New Internet Commons

An ongoing series of events which aims to understand the state of the world wide web today in contrast with the early unravelings of its utopian vision.

Alexandria PDF Library

A repository for digital files uploaded by and available to NAVEL's visitors via the wifi at our physical site


An intimate and informal monthly gathering where members of the NAVEL community come together to present on current research topics.


A platform to discuss the organization of living beings in physical space — past, present, and possible futures.


One Another: Identity, Difference + Conflict

A ten-act interactive presentation on key themes in our upcoming program, One Another.


Presenters include Peter Kalisch, Iris Fraser-Gudrunas, Kalyane Lévy and Blaine O’Neill.

Calm Technology

A set of design koans for our technological zeitgeist.

LA Artists: What Do We Know About Ourselves?

An open forum assessing the needs of LA's art community.