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Reinhold Engberding: Sudarium


March 7 - April 4, 2015

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 artist’s imagery is of men, and is sourced from the internet–porn websites, news sources, law enforcement websites, etc.

Who’s Afraid of Chuck and George?


February 13 - April 4, 2015

A visual art “roast” of Dallas artists Brian Jones and Brian Scott. who each make art works of their own as well as collaborate under the moniker “Chuck & George.” Nearly a hundred artists were asked to create work immortalizing the beloved duo for this homage exhibition.


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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

DIY panel organized by Lee Escobedo

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 […]

Shawn Mayer: If you REALLY want to know

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.

ex mus 8: New Music from the Balcones Fault

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.

Demitasse: Blue Medicine

Demitasse, a two piece acoustic group, will give a one-night performance of their debut album “Blue Medicine.”

Tête-à-Tête: Jeff Gibbons & Stephen Lapthisophon

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, […]

Next Topic: Photography and Materiality

A panel discussion with Danielle Avram Morgan, Mona Kasra, Emily Loving, and Marilyn Waligore on the exhibition Photography & Materiality, an overview of contemporary work […]

Ex mus 7: Adam Goodwin

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: Feminism & Contemporary Art

NEXT TOPIC ends the fall semester by bringing Leigh Arnold , curator of the current exhibition ‘Sadie Hawkins’, educator Shilyh Warren, and visual artist and […]

Sadie Hawkins

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 […]