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Artists Listings From: 1996

Textural Dance

An evening of non-traditional dance with four choreographers who combine text and movement. Nancy Galeota-Wozny performed two dances,  A scientific experiment explaining my Ragin...
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Pina To Go!

This event was a collaboration between Artist Advisory Board Member Roxanne Claire and the Goethe Institute Houston German Cultural Center. The event presented a...
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John Jasperse Company: Excessories

Excessories was a performance piece about styles of dressing, bodies, and movement and how we define our actions and ourselves in relation to perceived...
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James Drake: Tongue-Cut Sparrows

In this exhibit, El Paso artist James Drake explores the phenomenon of women and men coming together on the streets, communicating with loved ones...
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Erick Swenson: Push to Prime

This exhibition was described by the artist as “encapsulating the anxiety you get before a test or a big date.” Erick Swenson’s works are...
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Elizabeth McGrath

In this exhibition, artist Elizabeth McGrath brings “funny, biomorphic fabric and crochet structures” that evoke the body, furniture, and cartoon animals to DiverseWorks. This...
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A Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance

This was the second annual Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance, featuring new works by Houston choreographers. Brangwen’s piece Amelia was to an original score...
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12 Minutes MAX!

This event featured six local children’s performing groups and their founding directors, selected by Artist Advisory Board Member Joseph Dixon.
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SonicWorks 1996: 20 Years of the Avant-Garde

The SonicWorks Music Festival featured the music of emerging, under-recognized, and established composers from the Houston region, as well as new and experimental musicians...
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Snapshot

As part of the FotoFest celebration, this event celebrated the “enormous vitality and expression of life” by collecting snapshots of everyday experiences, from people...
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Skin Speak

This was a multimedia exhibition presenting a selection of memorabilia, sheets of flash tattoo designs, photography, and video. Tattoo models came in and out...
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Richard Hubscher’s Bone Machine

In this performance, Hubscher created a rhythmic choreography, described as “an existential or post-nuclear dance set.” This dance performance includes dancers Trey McIntyre, Sheryl...
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Brian Freeman and Ana Sisnett: Pretty, Witty, and Wild!

This performance was part of the Beyond Desire DiverseWorks series, which celebrated lesbian and gay performance artists. In 1991, San Francisco-based performance artist Brian...
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Plantationland

This video by Kelli Scott Kelley was shot among the twenty-five foot high columns of a burned down plantation home in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana,...
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Pat Graney Company: Sleep (making peace with the angels

This theatrical performance explored the dreaming state with a “tone between striking ethereal beauty and intensely physical movement.” Sleep weaves in women’s cultural rituals,...
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P.S. 122 Field Trips

Artists from Performance Space 122 in New York City perform in Houston as part of their touring project. Reno is a comedian whose first...
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Mississippi Freedom

Mississippi Freedom was a play in collaboration with actors, storytellers, and musicians from the Jackson, Mississippi area. The work explored race relations in the...
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Mary Ellen Strom: School’s OUT: The Naming Project

This performance was part of the Beyond Desire series which celebrated lesbian and gay performance artists. Directed by video and performance artist Mary Ellen...
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DiverseWorks Gala with Pat Oleszko

Oleszko returned to Houston with a performance full of puns, fun, and fabric inflatable structures.
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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company: Still/Here

This performance brought together a collection of movements that demonstrate an artistic vision of dealing with one’s mortality in the face of a terminal...
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ABC (Artist Board Chooses)

In this exhibit, the Artist Advisory Board of DiverseWorks each chose a work from the Houston community to be included. The goal of the...
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12 Minutes MAX! A Community Gathering

In this 12 Minutes MAX! event, Pianist Sarah Rothenburg performed the Houston premiere of the piano solo, And like a … an engine by...
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12 Minutes MAX! Some Mourn, Some Rejoice

The topic of this program, Some Mourn, Some Rejoice, was selected by the Artist Advisory Board Member Roxanne Claire. A “study in contrasts,” it...
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