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tête-à-tête with Erica Stephens


May 6, 2016 | 7–8 pm

A panel discussion on the role of higher education and residency programs in the career path of artists. The panel will be moderated by Dallas artist Erica Stephens and will feature artist and adjunct educator H Schenck and Thomas Riccio, performance artist and Professor of Performance and Aesthetic Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Liz Trosper: Body Poems in Suspended Space


April 23 - May 21, 2016

An exhibition by UTD MFA student Liz Trosper. The artist on her work: "I want to make one simple thing — painting that wipes away all there ever was of painting and re-makes it anew…obliterating provincial ideas about painting by pushing on what painting can be in pragmatic terms."


The Champagne Room feat. Neal Medlyn

The Champagne Room is a celebration and exploration of the release of comedic performance rapper Champagne Jerry’s new album “The Champagne Room.” The performers will...

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Replay-Time Machine

CentralTrak presents the French artist Loris Gréaud in conversation with UTDallas professor Frank Dufour.


“Sticks is a musical composition described as “any number of musicians making sounds with sticks of various kinds.” In this case, five musicians from Dallas...

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Taro-kun: Zine Society Library

For this show curated by Taro-kun, the gallery will function as a reading room for over 100 artist-published zines from around the world.

It Came From CalArts

An exhibition comprised of nine Texas artists who are CalArts alumni. Curated by Robin Myrick, a writer and artist based in Dallas, this exhibition brings...

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Ex Mus: Jermiah Cymerman

A program of experimental music curated by the Denton group Ex Mus featuring Composer and clarinetist Jeremiah Cymerman with guests Joshua Westerman, Ryan Fellhauer, and...

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Jesse J. Griffith: Hyperfocus

An MFA exhibition including a variety of video installation works by artist and CentralTrak resident Jesse J. Griffith that capture moments of personal solace.

Bradley Cruse: Chance

An M.F.A. exhibition by interdisciplinary artist Bradley Cruse using film and gaming technology to detail the impact of chance on the human psyche and examine...

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Next Topic: Nathaniel Donnett

A discussion with Houston-based multidisciplinary artist Nathaniel Donnett, moderated by Vicki Meek. Donnett will talk about the roots of his work within the framework his...

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Evan Meaney: /a_ceibas_cycle.zip

A screening of recent work by experimental media artist Evan Meaney concerning ghosts, glitches, and the computationally undead. Meaney will be in attendance to present.

What is an artist talk?

A talk on the history, significance, and possibilities of “artist talks” by Daniel Atkinson, Education and Public Programs Manager at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston....

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Reinhold Engberding: Sudarium

The continuation of German artist Reinhold Engberding’s series of image “interviews,” this installation comprises 144 ink drawings on used bed sheets. Contemplating the father-son-relationship, the...

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Carlos Martiel: Ruins

This live piece by Cuban performance artist Carlos Martiel addresses how dominant culture can bury, but not eliminate, native traditions, folklore, and wisdom.

Roger Beebe: Recycled Cinema

Artist Roger Beebe brings a program of his live, multi-projector film experiments, including the six-projector space spectacle, Last Light of a Dying Star, and the...

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Dialogues on Race

CentralTrak and Make Art with Purpose (MAP) present a conversation with a number of artists, cultural producers, and community leaders about issues connected to race,...

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Gallup Motel Butchering

In this new, four-channel video installation by artists’ collective Postcommodity, a Navajo woman uses a motel room as a temporary space to butcher a sheep...

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A Far Thing Coming Closer

“A screening of four short films that make up a survey of post-Christian America: a culture highly suspicious of ideas like virgin births and parting...

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A Far Thing Coming Closer

CentralTrak’s discussion series “Next Topic” presents a screening of four short films by Richard Bailey, Paul Bryan, Colette Copeland, and Michael A. Morris, immediately followed...

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CentralSound: Flinching Eye Collective

CentralTrak’s music series CentralSound presents interdisciplinary the media artists Flinching Eye Collective (F.E.C.). They will perform a one night only, high energy, live session exploring...

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CentralTrak in collaboration with MAP (Make Art with Purpose) presents Transitioners, an international project that ties into MAP’s current investigation of how urban sites and...

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Tiny Thumbs: Queer.exe

A one-night exhibition of playable video games. An organization that builds awareness around the indie game scene, Tiny Thumbs’ pop-up arcade exhibition Queer.exe is a...

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Draftsmen of the Apocalypse

The exhibition depicts both observational and visionary illustration in order to conjure images of mankind’s eventual doom. Curated by Heyd Fontenot, artists include Simeen Farhat,...

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Têtê-à- Têtê: Christopher Blay

Liberian-born, Texas-based artist Christopher Blay in conversation about his current solo show “Satellites” at Dallas’ CentralTrak.

Christopher Blay: Satellites

Blay‘s work typically demonstrates a smart, funny sensibility. For this show he’ll be constructing fake communication satellite equipment using cheap umbrellas and windshield sunscreens. Should...

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