Blaffer Art Museum
January 16 - March 19, 2016
An exhibition of sculpture and installation by the artist collective Slavs and Tatars. The collective operates between the "area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China" and creates work that is highly political, commenting on religion, sovereignty, and economics.
September 26 - March 12, 2016
A solo exhibition of works by British-Nigerian video artist and filmmaker Zina Saro-Wiwa. Utilizing sound, video, and photography, the exhibition draws from the cultures of the Niger Delta to comment on environment and environmentalism.
A film by African filmmaker Djibril Diop Mambéty. This work, heavily influenced by the fantasy and drama of the French New Wave, follows two young lovers...Read More
“Coal Miner’s Granddaughter is a profoundly moving family portrait focusing on the youngest daughter, Jane, as she leaves her Pennsylvania home and finds sexual independence...Read More
“Artists Lily Cox-Richard, Jo Ann Fleischhauer, and Dario Robleto will play a variation of Exquisite Corpse, a collaborative, chance-based game made famous by the Surrealists...Read More
A film by Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul: “Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones...Read More
A group exhibition examining the perception of time. The show features “artworks and films that explore time as a political, historical, and cultural dimension that can...Read More
An exhibition featuring a trilogy of video installations, related photographs, and an outdoor sculpture by the Swiss-American artist duo Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler–reflections on...Read More
An exhibition featuring an immersive installation of sculptures, drawings, and sound by German artist Henning Bohl and American artist Sergei Tcherepnin.
Independent filmmaker Jon Jost presents his latest feature film, Coming to Terms in which an aging patriarch (played by filmmaker James Benning) summons his estranged...Read More
The annual spring exhibition introducing Houston audiences to the work of University of Houston School of Art undergraduate seniors and first- and second-year graduate students.
A free talk by Brussels-based artist Armand Morin, a resident with Fieldwork: Marfa. Morin’s sculptural and video-based works deals with the world of leisure as...Read More
An exhibition showcasing a wide range of works by 2015 University of Houston School of Art MFA candidates Daniela Antelo, Laura Fletcher, Daniel Haas, Seth...Read More
Drawing from the effects of Alzheimer’s on her family members, artist Janet Biggs’ installations combine video, sound, and objects to explore the role of memory...Read More
Part of the expansive, multi-venue survey of artist Mel Chin, the Blaffer presents 31 works, including documentation of numerous projects, selections from Chin’s Erased Currency...Read More
The first solo museum exhibition by Venezuelan artist and former Core Fellow Miguel Amat investigates the interdependence between militaries and the financial industry in relation...Read More
Blaffer On Screen continues its fall series with “Fabri-Flickers,” a selection of films by experimental animator Jodie Mack. Mack will show a selection of her...Read More
A traveling group exhibition exploring the creative misuse of built structures, suggesting the possibility of alternative forms of engagement, both physical and psychological— “parkour turned...Read More
Everson’s 2013 film explores the 1973 flood of the Tombigbee River in Mississippi.
Three video installations by the South African artist that examine the world of child performers. Before there was Lindsey Lohan, tabloid cash cow, there was...Read More
DiMattio is known for her iconoclastic personal style and her keen instinct for materials, particuarly domestic goods (her last show at her gallery was titled...Read More
A series of short scenes influenced by the Black Christ Festival held annually in Portobelo, Panama. Using video and performance, Senalka McDonald performs dialogue on...Read More
Experimental animator Mack’s work combines the delicate feel of handicraft with the drama and propulsion of big-time cinema.
The 2014 Master of Fine Arts candidates are – drumroll- Jose Baez Franceschi, Aaron Bielish, Carlos Corona, Jessica Crute, Brenda Cruz, Jamie Davis, Lauren Moya...Read More
Receiving its world premiere at the NY Film Festival’s Views from the Avant-Garde, Daredevils is an experimental feature film about artistic labor, and the rewards...Read More
Dog-puppets arguing philosophy. A robotic drone declaiming photographic theory. A porno with Regis Philbin celebrity news as its soundtrack. All of these strange images are...Read More
Antena is a language experimentation collaborative founded by Jen Hofer and John Pluecker, both of whom are writers and artists. Antena will be in residence...Read More
For his museum debut in the United States, Ginzburg will present At the Back of the North Wind and Walking the Sea, part one and...Read More
Soy mi madre by Phil Collins and Crying for the March of Humanity by Christian Jankowski both employ the format of the telenovela to talk...Read More
Price teaches in the Honors College, and has published on aesthetics, critical theory and postmodern philosophy. He recently published a monograph on the philosophical grounding...Read More
What does it mean to practice “hospitality” in the realm of art and culture? Charles Esche and Claudia Schmuckli will try to tell you on...Read More
Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston presents the first solo exhibition of Zineb Sedira in the United States, Lighthouse in the Sea of...Read More
Held regularly since 1970, Marioni’s famous beer salon will be held in a bar-like installation in Blaffer’s galleries. The Art Guys will kick off the...Read More