November 1 - December 13, 2014
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, Annabel Daou, Thor Johnson, El Franco Lee, Joachim West, David Quadrini, Clay Stinett and Alex Paulus.
Liberian-born, Texas-based artist Christopher Blay in conversation about his current solo show “Satellites” at Dallas’ CentralTrak.
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 […]
Panelists will discuss creating and curating music venues, booking acts, cultivating new talent and the potential for larger events like concerts and festivals using a […]
New media from the UTD graduating MFA. Visitors from Houston may remember his show of towel photographs from the Art League Houston earlier this spring.
“Where the expressive ‘hand’ and gesture of painting meet the coded, digital world.”
A trio of Texas Composer-Performers premiere three new works. A Field of Bluebonnets by Brent Fariss. Landscape: Texas Plains by Charles Underriner. Dry Lines by Travis Weller.
An exhibition in which six curators from various fields (art, journalism, network analysis, social activism) select work about vulnerability, struggle and crisis. Including: as Spike Johnson, Andrew Blanton, Kayla […]
Demitasse, a two piece acoustic group, will give a one-night performance of their debut album “Blue Medicine.”
Writer Fernando Flores and WordSpace Dallas present a book signing of Flores’ book
CentralTrak artist-in-residence Gibbons will introduce a conversation between Webb and Alexander, who have a common interest in the practice of Vodou.
This discussion, led by Jeff Gibbons features Justin Ginsberg, Gibbons collaborator and co-creator of the artist collective Apophenia Underground
In conjunction with their current exhibition, CentralTrak will host several interviews led by Jeff Gibbons. The first discussion will feature Stephen Lapthisophon, multimedia artist, writer, […]
A panel discussion with Danielle Avram Morgan, Mona Kasra, Emily Loving, and Marilyn Waligore on the exhibition Photography & Materiality, an overview of contemporary work […]
The exhibition’s name is derived from Gibbons’ experience renovating a derelict home in Detroit. The installation includes old television sets with looping video and […]
Former resident Larissa Aharoni will discuss her book Go Cowboys, a presentation of public executions throughout visually recorded history. This book was conceived during her […]
Native Texan, contrabassist, composer, and visual artist, Goodwin is visiting Dallas from Berlin to give a solo concert with. The program features five pieces realized […]
NEXT TOPIC ends the fall semester by bringing Leigh Arnold , curator of the current exhibition ‘Sadie Hawkins’, educator Shilyh Warren, and visual artist and […]
Ex mus welcomes Los Angeles-based experimental musicians Sepand Shahab, Colin Wambsgans and Mike Winter involved with the music venue the wulf.
A two-part series of discussions on contemporary art in the Middle East. Participating speakers Dr. Nada Shabout, Morehshin Allahyari and Tuba Öztekin Köymen will discuss […]
Two lectures will be presented by scholars Michael Phillips and Tom Stone, professor of English at SMU. The lectures will be followed by Q & A. The […]
First popularized by the Li’l Abner comic strip in 1937, Sadie Hawkins Day is an American folk event involving a foot race in which a […]
CentralTrak and UT Dallas are bringing international artists, emerging art scholars, and unique programming to the Dallas community. Stop by CentralTrak and learn how you […]
This installation explores the effect of the industrial complex using the word TAKE as a metaphoric statement. The imagery in the exhibit includes video, encaustic […]
You’ve seen the gallery, but have you been in any of the eight live/work studios which house our Residents? Stop by to see the work […]
Nina Schwanse is a multi-disciplinary artist living and working in New Orleans. Her video work is included in CentralTrak’s current exhibition That Mortal Coil. Schwanse chooses […]
This NEXT TOPIC panel discussion will focus on CentrralTrak’s exhibition “That Mortal Coil: Rebuking the Ideal in Contemporary Figurative Art,” a group exhibition that rejects […]
When transgender models strike poses beside landmarks in Texas’ most conservative metroplex, the results can be both photogenic and ideologically conflicting. The team of Daniel […]
This NEXT TOPIC session is focused on the work of Denise Prince — a featured artist in CentralTrak’s upcoming exhibition “That Mortal Coil”— who will […]
CentralTrak presents That Mortal Coil: Rebuking the Ideal in Figurative Art, a group exhibition curated by Heyd Fontenot. The cultural preoccupation with beauty has led […]
Scot Gresham-Lancaster is a composer, performer, instrument builder and educator and is currently on the faculty at ATEC UT Dallas. As a member of the […]