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May 2019

Wendelien van Oldenborgh- Two Stones

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Listen Hear, 2620 Shelby St,
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Two Stones explores the trajectories and ideals of the Bauhaus-trained, German architect Lotte Stam-Beese and the Caribbean activist and writer Hermina Huiswoud through dialogues and appearances by contemporary protagonists. Both Stam-Beese and Huiswoud spent time working in the Soviet Union in the early 1930s and both ended up being active in the Netherlands after WWII. Two Stones was filmed in the 1930s constructivist district of KhTZ in Kharkiv, Ukraine, the first large housing project on which Lotte Stam-Beese worked, and in Stam-Beese’s celebrated 1950s Pendrecht, designed during…

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June 2019

Zvi Efrat- The Most Beautiful Campus in Africa

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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A short film that critically illuminates the design by the Israeli architect and former Bauhaus student Arieh Sharon for the University of Ife campus, Ile–Ife, Nigeria, built in 1962 as part of an Israeli assistance program in West-Africa. Zvi Efrat, architect and architectural historian, is a partner in Efrat-Kowalsky Architects (EKA) and was head of the Department of Architecture at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, from 2002 until 2010. He studied at Pratt Institute, at NYU, and…

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Lugao Kasberg: Balay Means Home

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Guichelaar Gallery, 1125 Cruft Street
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Curated by Danicia Monét Lugao Kasberg is a Mangyan-American artist based in New York City. His earliest memories were with family and community speaking his native Hanunó'o-Mangyan tongue in the Philippines. Balay means home in his traditional Hanuó’o language. Growing up in Indianapolis, IN as an indigenous person he experienced the hardships of poverty, depression, and abuse when his parents separated. Through the strength of family, education, entrepreneurship, and the arts he learned the importance of hard work and dedication…

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Otolith Group- O Horizon

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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The title refers to the surface layer of soil, changed in the area around Santiniketan as the result of Tagore’s introduction of new flora in development of the campus. In studying this trajectory, the film extends The Otolith Group’s ongoing consideration of the Anthropocene, a premise that denotes that the current geological age is one wherein human activity spurs the primary changes on climate and the environment. With O Horizon, The Otolith Group also proposes that Tagore’s project maps onto…

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99.1 WQRT Rhinestone Country Film Series-Urban Cowboy

June 26 @ 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Duke’s Indy, 2352 S West St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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"You a real cowboy?" John Travolta traded disco for a mechanical bull in this adaptation by James Bridges and Aaron Latham of Latham's article on Western nightlife. Texas country boy Bud (Travolta) moves to Houston to work on an oil rig with his Uncle Bob (Barry Corbin), and he swiftly becomes indoctrinated in the nighttime rituals of drinking, dancing, and showing off cowboy duds at Gilley's, the enormous local honkytonk. There he meets and marries the sassy Sissy (Debra Winger),…

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July 2019

Aurora PhotoCenter at Tube Factory: Keliy Anderson-Staley

July 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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              Aurora PhotoCenter officially launches this summer, joining Indianapolis with an inaugural community-focused workshop and exhibition by renowned tintype artist Keliy Anderson-Staley. This exhibition will be open July 5-19 in the Jeremy Efroymson Gallery. In June 2019, Anderson-Staley set up her tintype studio at Tube Factory and made 70 tintype portraits over a four-day period. This exhibition showcases portraits made during Anderson-Staley’s visit to Indianapolis, as well as subjects photographed in other American cities…

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Wildstyle Paschall: Culture, Indy HipHop Music

July 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Listen Hear, 2620 Shelby St,
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Wildstyle Paschall’s multi-media installation “Culture, Indy Hiphop Music”, is a captivating look into the unseen counter culture of America’s most popular music genre centered in the capital of a Midwestern city more known for cornfields, a 500 mile race and various amateur sports. The ever-evolving cultural movement created by people of color exists in Indianapolis, isolated from much of the financial success and mainstream consumerism seen in larger cities. As a lifelong musician and long time hiphop producer, Paschall is…

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August 2019

Jessica Uçul: White: Trash, Washed, Lies

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Guichelaar Gallery, 1125 Cruft Street
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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White: Trash, Washed, Lies features work made from the artist’s personal collection of photography and video.   About the artist Jessica Uçul is an American artist who uses a variety of media, including found and archival imagery and everyday objects to make photographs, collages, videos, and sculpture. Uçul’s work maintains a regard for kitsch as a cultural expression of loss. Born and raised in Franklin, Indiana, Uçul received her MFA in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts. She currently…

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Masters Retrospective II: Social Practice & Placemaking

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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The second cohort in UIndy's MA in Social Practice Art exhibits their work from the last year in many neighborhoods in Indianapolis and from around the state, including interactive and participatory projects in the gallery. *Closing Reception: Friday, August 16, 5-7 pm (Remarks at 6) Gallery is free to attend & open during regular Tube Factory Artspace hours. Eve Eggleston presents a series of social practice art projects to raise community awareness of the plight of the pollinators. This recent…

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Cry Salon

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Listen Hear, 2620 Shelby St,
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Featuring readings by Sammi Skolmoski, William Joseph Gass, and Jeremy Kennedy / Soundtracked by John Dawson and Jared Landberg About Performance: Sammi Skolmoski, William Joseph Gass, and Jeremy Kennedy will present their contributions to the recently released book "Cry List", a collection of essays on the topic of crying, along with a variety show other of poetic conversations, and short plays. The soundtrack for the evening will be provided by John Dawson and Jared Landberg. -- Bios: Sammi Skolmoski is a writer…

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