Clockshop is a non-profit arts and culture organization based in Los Angeles, CA. Clockshop produces films and supports projects by artists, writers, and civic leaders. Through public events including a regular conversation series, screenings, and dinners we create a dialogue that explores contemporary social and cultural issues.
Julia Meltzer is a filmmaker and the founder and director of Clockshop. Her film and video work has been broadcast on PBS and exhibited at the Whitney Biennial, the Sharjah Biennial, The Toronto International Film Festival, and the Rotterdam International Film Festival. Meltzer is a recipient of grants from Art Matters, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, the Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship, the John Simon Memorial Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, and was a Senior Fulbright Fellow in Damascus, Syria in 2005–6. She has taught in the Film/Video and Studio Art programs at Hampshire College, UC Irvine and the California Institute of the Arts.
Mackenzie Hoffman is a multimedia artist living in Los Angeles, CA. Originally from Kentucky, her practice explores Southern regionalism, cultural perpetuation and geographical identity. She has a professional background in studio management, sculpture fabrication and performance production. She received her B.A. in Studio Arts from the University of Southern California where she was a recipient of the Handtmann Prize for Photography and the Neely Macomber Travel Prize.
York Chang is a conceptual artist and painter who manipulates the cultural projection of ideology, fanaticism, identity and political power. He earned both his BFA (1996) and Juris Doctorate (2001) from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is a member of the Artist Pension Trust, a Creative Capital grant finalist, and a recipient of a 2011 Fellowship award at 18th Street Arts Center. Select exhibitions include Ping Pong at Art 43, Basel, Switzerland (2012);Incognito at Santa Monica Museum of Art (2011); The Workers at MASSMoCA (2011); Suelto at La Central Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia (2011); Open Daybook at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (2011); ARCO Madrid with g727, Madrid, Spain (2010); The Search for the Visceral Realists at the Federal Art Project, Los Angeles, CA (2009), and Asian New Media, Center for Democracy at Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles CA (2008). York Chang lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.yorkchang.com
Tracy Gray has over 20 years experience assisting organizations in a variety of industries reach their goals. Tracy is currently Managing Director at The 22 Capital Group (The 22), a international investment and advisory firm. Before joining The 22, Tracy served as Senior Advisor of International Business and Marketing for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, as an advisor to the Mayor's Office of Small Business and as Managing Director of Marketing and Communications for the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Business Policy. Prior to the Mayor’s Office, Tracy was managing director at the Collaborative Equity Partners (CEP), a venture catalyst consulting firm, where she raised over $30 million in equity investments for capital projects. Before her tenure at CEP, Tracy worked as the Director of Retail Policy at the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE), a business analyst at Zone Venture Capital, a systems analyst for the City Of Los Angeles and a systems engineer with the Space Shuttle program. Tracy currently serves on the advisory boards of the University of Southern California's Center for International Business, Education and Research (CIBER) and LAANE and the board of directors for the Los Angeles Regional Export Council (LARExC) and The National Association Of Securities Professionals (NASP) Southern California. Tracy has traveled to over 35 countries and has a B.S. in Mathematical Science with an aeronautics emphasis from the University of California, Santa Barbara and dual MBAs from Columbia University and University of California, Berkeley specializing in private equity, international business and corporate social responsibility.
Ashley Hunt is an artist and activist who uses video, photography, mapping and writing to engage social movements, modes of learning and public discourse. His recent performance, Notes on the Emptying of a City, explores the first-person politics of being in New Orleans with a camera in the months following Hurricane Katrina, when he engaged with community activists to research the city’s refusal to evacuate the Orleans Parish Prison. Hunt’s work has been screened and exhibited at the P.S.1/MOMA, Project Row Houses, Documenta 12, the Gallery at REDCAT, Nottingham Contemporary, the 3rd Bucharest Bienial, the Tate Modern, the Museum of Modern Art, the Contemporary Museum in Baltimore, the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta, as well as numerous grassroots and community based venues throughout the U.S. Writings and publication include, Printed Project 12 (’09), the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest (‘08, ‘07 & ‘05), On Knowledge Production: A Critical Reader (BAK '08), Art Journal (‘07), Chto Delat (‘07), Rethinking Marxism (‘06), and at Artwurl.org (‘03–‘05), and Sandbox Magazine (‘02).ashleyhuntwork.net
Ann Le is Managing Director at Hub LA and oversees finance, operations and the water delivery. Prior to the Hub, Ann worked in the Universal Pictures International Production Group upon completion of the Universal Pictures Leadership Program. She has produced a number of shorts including an award-winning web series and has written a cookbook. Ann previously was Vice-President of Sales and Trading at a Banc of America Securities/Merrill Lynch and has worked on the trading floors and M&A groups in London, San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles. Ann received her MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and her B.A in Economics from UC Berkeley. She was a 2010 Film Independent Project: Involve Fellow and sits on the Boards of the Garden School Foundation and Clockshop. Ann has a garden in Silver Lake and skateboards around town when no one’s looking. She is not on Facebook.
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