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NEW VIDEO: DIVERSE DISCOURSE WITH CANDICE HOPKINS

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On April 1, 2020, DiverseWorks presented a Diverse Discourse lecture, live and online for the first time. Candice Hopkins, independent curator and writer, and Senior Curator of the Toronto Biennial of Art, presented The Golden Potlatch and the Gilded Gaze: Capitalism, Infection, and Early Colonialism. We are excited to be able to share the recorded talk, and links to reference material: Candice Hopkins, “The Golden Potlatch: Study in Memesis and Capitalist Desire,” Fillip 13, Spring 2011. Candice Hopkins, “Outlawed Social Life,” Documenta 14 #2. …

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Posted Apr 3, 2020 by Jenn
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CONTRACT JOB OPPORTUNITY

DiverseWorks Seeks Preparator (Art Installation Crew) for Site-Specific Project DiverseWorks is looking for a professional preparator to be part of our team for a site-specific, commissioned installation from April 13 – April 15, & April 19 – 22, 2020. REQUIREMENTS: Must have 1+ years of experience in gallery/museum art installation. Must be available April 13 – 15, and April 19 – 22, 2020 during the hours of 10 am – 6 pm. The work schedule will be confirmed in advance. …

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Posted Mar 2, 2020 by Jenn in | | |
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JEFFERSON PINDER: FIRE AND MOVEMENT ON HOUSTON INDY MEDIA PT. 1

DiverseWorks Community Engagement & Project Coordinator M’kina Tapscott talks with artist Jefferson Pinder, movement & tactical consultant Joseph Lefthand, writer Gary Reece, and artist Jamal Cyrus about race, riots, protests and Pinder’s performance project, Fire and Movement, on KPFT’s Houston Indy Media (part 1 of 2).

Posted Jul 17, 2019 by Jenn in | | | |
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PROJECT FREEWAY: MEET THE TEAM

In addition to DiverseWorks staff members Xandra Eden, Ashley DeHoyos, and Jennifer Gardner, DW has engaged artists and interns as integral members of the Project Freeway team. We’re thrilled to have their enthusiasm, expertise, and diverse viewpoints as we embark on this endeavor. Erin Carty, Project Coordinator Erin is a multidisciplinary artist and a Master’s of Fine Arts candidate in Painting and Drawing at the University of Houston, who utilizes painting, photography, video, and screen-printing in her work. Her work focuses on …

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Posted Jul 5, 2018 by Jenn
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CURATOR RACHEL COOK HEADS TO THE BALTICS!

DiverseWorks is pleased to share that Curator Rachel Cook has been selected as the sole representative of the United States to be a Curator-in-Residence in CPR 2017: The Baltic Sea, a project of the Curatorial Program for Research. Rachel, along with seven other curators from around the world, will travel to the Baltics this fall (Denmark, Estonia, Norway, and Sweden). CPR 2017: The Baltic Sea: Northern Horizons, CPR’s fifth fully-funded research program, will take place from September 24 to October 18, 2017. CPR Core …

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