‘9800'
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The art scene at ‘9800'

A projection plays on a basement wall of combined scenes from videos removed from social media during “9800,” an art exhibition in October and November in an abandoned building on Sepulveda Boulevard.

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The 1965 Welton Becket-designed building at 9800 Sepulveda Blvd. was the site of the group exhibition “9800.”

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Curator Charles Teyssou stops by Anna-Sophie Berger’s exhibition in a dark hallway, part of the “9800" show.

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Eggs are displayed on the carpet in a systematic algorithm by artist Sarah Ortmeyer as a plane makes its approach into LAX in the background in the “9800" exhibition.

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Curator Shyan Rahmi organized “9800,” an exhibition in an abandoned building that  played on the theme of what the space was once used for in the past. The elevators were broken so visitors had to use stairwells and darkened hallways to explore the show.

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A neon light attached to a wall signifies the O.J. Simpson chase in his white Bronco, part of the “9800" exhibition.

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Curator Shyan Rahmi talks about the works in “9800,” a group exhibition in an abandoned building on Sepulveda Boulevard. The first floor once held a bank.

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A wig dangles from a string over a desk chair to create a cinematic tableau in a work by Anna-Sophie Berger for “9800.”

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Small speakers emote artists’ voices inside vacant cubicles on the fifth floor of an abandoned building on Sepulveda, part of the “9800" exhibition that wrapped up in November. In this sound installation, the voices play in a loop as the artists describe what they would do with the space if they had the means.

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Curator Shyan Rahmi walks past a space-blanket-shrine, part of the “9800" exhibition.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

The 1965 building at 9800 Sepulveda Blvd. by architect Welton Becket was the scene of “9800,” a group exhibition that wrapped in November.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
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