Artists’ Videos Reappear on Metro buses Covering 4000 screens and 4000 square miles

on May 08 in News by

Freewaves’ program, called Out the Window, is  again displaying artists’ videos on L.A. Metro bus’ Transit TV system hourly with a different video each Monday and Friday in April, May, and June, 2013.  We are creating a communication network among artists, Freewaves and the 1,000,000 daily bus riders in Los Angeles County.  Every Metro bus line carries the program every hour.


Bus riders can text responses to English and Spanish questions posed at the end of each video about the videos.

Web users can comment on the videos

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Facebook friends of Freewaves receive a video as they appear on the buses.

The website also provides instructions for submitting videos for future screenings on the buses.


Subjects and Styles

The selected 26 local and international artists’ videos reflect a range of subjects and styles including performances in urban public spaces, personal takes on the city, animated scenarios, ruminations about life, and investigations of other art forms.  The program tells stories, shares creative impressions and offers critical insights into Los Angeles.


Spring 2013 artists include:

Shireen Alihaji, Peter Bill & Peter Garcia, Ray Bravo, Julian Brummitt, Carolyn Castaño, Heidi Duckler Dance Theater, Rhys Ernst, Mark Escribano, Las Fotas Project, Terrance Grace, Ahmed Gharib, Zig Gron, David Geathers, Jason Jenn & Roland Rodriguez, Annetta Kapon, Nuttaphol Ma, Jaro Minne, Arjuña Neuman, Caress Reeves, Joseph Spaid, Antonio Mendoza for Unite Here Local 11, and Lisa Dianne Wedgeworth.


Our trailer provides an overview of the latest videos in the project: 

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Out the Window is supported by grants from the California Endowment, California Community Foundation, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Arts, the Getty Grant Program, and the Pasadena Art Alliance.

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