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June 29 – August 17, 2013
Opening reception: Friday, June 28, 7 – 9 pm
An exhibition featuring works by members of the DiverseWorks Artist Board
L’esprit de l’escalier, a French pun translated idiomatically as “staircase wit,” refers to the inevitable situation of finding oneself thinking of the perfect comeback to an argument too late. The retort, when removed from the context of its original instigation, has a tendency to lose its potency leading to incidences of regrets and remorse. Through a wide variety of artistic strategies, the DiverseWorks Artist Board grapples with how words, events, or objects become dislocated …
The 30th Anniversary Silent Auction features four special works by DiverseWorks-commissioned artists from the past year: Franklin Evans, Tony Feher, Liz Magic Laser, and Marina Zurkow.
Online bidding is available Thursday, May 16 – Thursday, May 23 at noon. Bid online here: www.32auctions.com/diverseworks
Bidding will then continue at the Luck of the Draw event on May 23. The auction will close at 8:30 pm on Thursday, May 23.
30th Anniversary Silent Auction
List of Participating Artists
Thanks to Our Supporters
April 26 & 27, 8 pm
TICKETS: $15 / $8 DW Members/Students/Seniors
60 minutes / no intermission
FRIDAY, APRIL 26
SATURDAY, APRIL 27
Written and choreographed by …
OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 7 – 9 PM
Liz Magic Laser’s live performances and videos often intervene in public spaces such as banks and movie theaters, and have involved collaborations with actors, dancers, surgeons, market research analysts, and motorcycle gang members. Tell Me What You Want To Hear is a video installation that explores story-telling methods and interview techniques employed by politicians and newsmakers to elicit public support. Utilizing the format of a political talk show, Tell Me What You What To Hear poses a dialogue …
Slinging Ink is a a war of words in which you are invited to submit your own texts about a given theme. A blind panel selects the finalists, who will read their entries aloud for a live audience at DiverseWorks as part of DWOW. The audience then selects the winner, who receives a cash prize!
TO SUBMIT: Download and fill out the Submission Form. Email submission form and your text (between 1500 and 1800 words, in .DOC format) to email@example.com by February 20.
This round’s theme: LOST AND FOUND
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, February 20
January 19 - March 16, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, January 18, 7 – 9 pm
an interactive, peformative installation combining art, music, dance and language
Performances: Wednesday evenings (7pm) and Saturday afternoons (2 pm) through March 16
Tony Feher is known for creating strikingly beautiful sculptures out of seemingly mundane objects. For this experiment, DiverseWorks invited the artist to consider how his sculptural work might inform, relate to, or translate into live performance – a discipline largely unexplored by Feher to date. Encompassing the main gallery …
Conceived, designed, written, directed, and performed by Elia Arce
Technical Director: Jose María Francos
November 30 & December 1, 7:30 pm: PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
Presented by DiverseWorks at FRENETIC THEATER, 5102 Navigation Blvd, Houston
Originally commissioned by Highways Performance Space (Los Angeles), First Woman on the Moon is historically important as one of the earliest performance pieces to give a different voice to the Latino identity movement, focusing more on issues of class and spirituality rather than race and ethnicity. In First Woman, Arce leads the audience through a series of …
November 17, 2012 – January 5, 2013
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DiverseWorks is pleased to present the first exhibition in our new Midtown space, houstontohouston, a large-scale installation by New York-based artist Franklin Evans. Evans’ work takes advantage of the indexical nature of materials and …