Sasha Archibald is a writer and curator in Los Angeles. Her essays have been published in The Believer, Los Angeles Review of Books, Modern Painters, The New Inquiry, and other publications, and she is a frequent contributor and former editor at Cabinet. She also programs events and organizes exhibitions at various museums, archives, and alternative art spaces.
End of the End of the End: Agnès Varda in Los Angeles by Sasha Archibald
In 1967, French filmmaker Agnes Varda landed in Los Angeles with “a suitcase of assumptions and judgments.” Varda liked to maintain her outsider insouciance and the three films she made in Southern California are packed with wry observations on the region’s daydreams and dissonance.