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August 2019

Masters Retrospective II: Social Practice & Placemaking

August 2, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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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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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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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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New Harmony Community Conversation-Social Alchemy

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

New Harmony residents are invited to our help plan for our reboot of Social Alchemy, a series of events connecting New Harmony and Indianapolis! These meet ups in New Harmony invite residents to meet those involved in proposing in the project and become part of it. This meeting we will discuss the symposium which is scheduled for April 10-13, 2022. E-mail email hidden; JavaScript is required for the Zoom link. This meeting is at 6pm in New Harmony, IN. Why is this called Social…

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September 2021

Words and Music-From The Belly: Etheridge Knight

September 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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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