artist talk • Sun 9/15 @ 4pm • RSVP

Article from The Washington Post

Gallery Hours: Sat / Sun 12pm-5pm & by appointment

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Lost Origins Gallery Presents: Milk Relics

“After nearly two wonderful months exploring punk music of the last 20 years, Lost Origins is starting it's fall programming with exciting local artist Tom Kim. He presents to us the narrative series: Milk Relics.

Milk Relics tells the post-apocalyptic story of our society at the precipice of environmental collapse.

The works in this solo exhibition reflect Tom's experience both working professionally, in illustration and animation, and exhibiting as a Korean American painter. The style and composition are inspired by classical Western oil painting, traditional Eastern imagery, and contemporary illustration.

’This warning series is meant to inspire action through a profoundly playful appreciation of our surroundings and each other. The apocalypse is best served with cookies.’ - Tom Kim”


In the spirit of a DC arts and music alliance, over 20 local DC musicians, poets, and writers will be performing live in conjunction with the exhibition throughout the entire month of September. Musical genres span classical, folk, indie pop, electronic, and acoustic hip hop.

8/31 - SHOW OPENING with Live cello performance by Isabelle Posey - RSVP

9/6 - FRIENDS & FAMILY OPENING w/Poetry reading by Peyman Allahvirdizadeh - RSVP

9/8 - Performance piece: “When the Choir Stops Listening: A Discordant Hymn” by Kate Heller & Minahil Amin - 11am served with cookies & coffee - RSVP

9/10 - Classical cello solo by Isabelle Posey 

9/13 - Indie Folk music by Rosie Cima and What She Dreamed - RSVP [8:30pm]

9/15 - ARTIST TALK with debut performance by Erik Mendoza on slide guitar - RSVP [4pm]

9/16 - Artist interview on 94.3 FM Takoma Radio with The Outside Set [8pm]

9/18 - DJ vibes by Aloe Deejays - RSVP [7pm]

9/19 - TBA - Surprise band…

9/20 - Acoustic hip hop by Rzvorboy with a (RAGE)r [7pm]

9/21 - Indie Pop music by Bal Boheme - RSVP [7pm]

9/22 - Keys & Violin duo by Brenna Muller & Kelly Servick of Near Northeast [7pm]

9/23 - Solo musical performance by Sam D’Agostino [7pm]

9/24 - Live writing: “Exploring the Creative Feedback Loop: Poetry Inspired by Visual Art” with Courtney Sexton of The Inner Loop - RSVP [7pm]

9/25 - Ukele solo by Jess Taylor of The Blue Rose Band - RSVP [7pm]

9/26 - Enviro Action Night with Live cello followed by Dairy Downtempo by DJ Ambendo [7pm]

9/27 - Hypnotic Indie Pop music by Lotion Princess - RSVP [7pm]

9/28 - CLOSING PARTY with Austin Blanton and his amazing boop case [7pm]

*** Please BYO cups, this is our last planet… let’s keep drinking from it ***

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