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September 2019

Saya Woolfalk: Empathic Cloud Divination

September 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 11, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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In this new exhibition, New-York-based multi-media artist Saya Woolfalk explores our understanding of the human condition — a state of affairs governed by seemingly unavoidable conflicts such as birth, growth, and death. This show explores how technology has allowed us to ease our suffering by making change less difficult and transformation more enjoyable. Perhaps the ultimate human technological advancement would be the elimination of mortality by extending human life indefinitely in a biological, digital, or other virtual state. Recent advances…

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March 2021

Power Plant Grant Information Session

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Learn more about the new annual Power Plant Grant program made possible by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts on March 25, 6:30pm, April 1, 6:30pm or April 15, 6:30pm. The grants provide visual artists who live, work, or run spaces in Indianapolis with grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000. Applications for this round are due by April 26, 2021. Eligible applicants are visual/multidisciplinary artists who create original work in painting, drawing, sculpture, book art, ceramics, fiber, printmaking,…

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Words & Music-In the Heart of the Heart of the Country

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

In this first installment of Words & Music: An audio series exploring the life and work of Indiana writers, Hoosier authors Susan Neville, Adrian Matejka, Kevin McKelvey, and Jim Walker discuss the sublime beauty and challenges of Indiana through the lens of William H. Gass's 1968 fiction story, "In the Heart of the Heart of the Country." The episode features excerpts of the story as well as a conversation about what it means to be a writer living and working…

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April 2021

Power Plant Grant Information Session

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Learn more about the new annual Power Plant Grant program made possible by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts on March 25, 6:30pm, April 1, 6:30pm or April 15, 6:30pm. The grants provide visual artists who live, work, or run spaces in Indianapolis with grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000. Applications for this round are due by April 26, 2021. Eligible applicants are visual/multidisciplinary artists who create original work in painting, drawing, sculpture, book art, ceramics, fiber, printmaking,…

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Art Dog

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Free

Join us for the first event of 2021 at Tube Factory! We are partnering with food artist extrodinaries, Thin Glizzy. We are excited to share with you foot long hot dogs like we've never seen or tasted before! Also on site will be Cat Head Press, doing demos and selling merchandise from some of Indianapolis's best artists, live music from Preston Ott, and War Pig Beer available. Littleton, CO native Natasha Vidger will have her artwork up in the Main…

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May 2021

The Indianapolis Anthology Reading & Book Release

May 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Free

"As a child, I thought Naptown was a cool nickname for Indianapolis. Little did I know it was more pejorative than cool. Indianapolis used to—and sometimes still does—have a reputation for being boring and lacking culture. The Indianapolis Anthology proves otherwise. We see the beauty, the ugliness, the racism, the diversity, the past, and the present. It’s all here. Through each story, you see Naptown isn’t a sleepy little city, and I was right all along." —Oseye Boyd, editor of…

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June 2021

Amanda Strong:Animations

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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"Biidaaban" In Amanda Strong’s astonishing short film, Biidaaban sets out to harvest sap from sugar maples in urban Ontario neighbourhoods. The practice of harvesting sap to create syrup goes back to time immemorial for the Anishinaabe, people but the lands have since been covered over by urban development and occupation. Biidaabaan can see the traces of the people, creatures, land and time as they work to continue in their ancestors’ movements. Biidaaban is a young Anishinaabe gender non-binary person that…

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September 2021

Ambience Room:A Social Mixer

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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$10

Ambience Room serves as a revival space where art and music lovers can socialize, hydrate themselves, charge their phones and find themselves dancing to the different variations of electronic music. Enjoy pov polaroid cameras, art installations and possible goodies 🙂 •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Presented / Hosted by: @sweetgarbij @faithocean @iam5laphouse Sounds by: @[email protected] @fatboyfabio @taylorgroft and  nirrti azül 🙂 Vending by: @email hidden; JavaScript is required @[email protected]@nineties_airport @underworldkingpin Art installation by @styledbyfei

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Maria E. Hamilton Abegunde-Remembering What I’d Rather Forget

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Free

Join us for a reading, talk about writing as a process and act of witnessing, remembering, healing, imagining and activating healing and justice. Audience Q& A with Maria E. Hamilton Abegunde follows. The event will also play live on 99.1 WQRT. You can stream at www.wqrt.org Maria E. Hamilton Abegunde, Ph.D. is a Memory Keeper, poet, ancestral priest in the Yoruba Orisa tradition, healing facilitator, doula, and a Reiki Master. Her research and creative work are grounded in contemplative and…

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Words and Music-From The Belly: Etheridge Knight

September 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
99.1 WQRT United States + Google Map
Free

In this installment of Words & Music, an audio series exploring the life and work of Indiana writers, Sean Smith aka, Oreo Jones, explores the fascinating life and poetry of an Indiana Icon, Etheridge Knight. Susan Neville, Adrian Matejka, Hanako Gavia, and Smith discuss Knight’s later years as a poet living in Indianapolis, his critically acclaimed publishings after prison, and the art of meddling. Born in rural Mississippi, Etheridge Knight would grow to become one of the most prolific voices…

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