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Double Life

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

December 12 - March 13, 2015

Pushing at our definitions of “performance,” Double Life features a video and performance by Paris-based choreographer Jérôme Bel, a sculptural environment by South Korean artist Haegue Yang, and film/video works by Los Angeles-based Wu Tsang, including the premiere of two-channel video installation, Miss Communication and Mr:Re.

Robert Hodge: Destroy and Rebuild

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

October 3 - January 4, 2015

The first  solo museum show for Houston musician and visual artist, Robert Hodge. Though his practice has expanded to include site-specific sculpture and hip hop recording, Destroy and Rebuild features fifteen paintings and an off-site presentation of The Beauty Box, a second iteration of Hodge's 2013 site-specific sculpture, this time in Houston's Fifth Ward at 3705 Lyons Street.



PAST

Hip Hop Talk!

Regina N. Bradley will explore how the work of Atlanta hip hop duo OutKast grounds what she theorizes as the hip hop South and how […]

Book Signing: Trenton Doyle Hancock

Artist Trenton Doyle Hancock returns to CAMH for a special book signing event in celebration of the release of his latest major catalogue, “Skin and […]

Triple Candie

Founded in 2001, Triple Candie is a research-oriented, independent curatorial agency–run by two art historians–that produces exhibitions about art but largely devoid of it. Its […]

Right Here, Right Now: Houston

The first of “an occasional and ongoing series through which the museum will investigate localized artistic practices.” (Read: we’ll do shows of local artists from […]

More Real Than Reality Itself

New video works Andrea Geyer, Camille Henrot, Laure Prouvost, and A. L. Steiner. The lineup is a who’s who of recently lauded video artists (who […]

20HERTZ: Smart Ass - An Evening with Fat Tony

A presentation in which the artist will discuss his musical upbringing and the influences that continue to shape his career. Following, Fat Tony will perform […]

Melanie Smith

This exhibition focuses on three video-based installation works: Xilitla: Dismantled 1; Bulto: Fragments; and Elevator. Working in cinematic installations Smith took an ethnographic approach to […]

Nathaniel Donnett: lecture

Donnett presents a lecture held in conjunction with the exhibition Black in the Abstract, Part 2: Hard Egdes/Soft Curves.

Musiqa Loft Concert

In honor of the exhibition Outside the Lines and CAMH’s 65th anniversary, Musiqa will be performing Terry Riley’s In C, which is turning 50 in […]

Lecture: Abigail DeVille

DeVille’s work is featured in both Black in the Abstract, Part 1 Epistrophy and Rites of Spring. She collects discarded materials and assembles them into […]

Painting: A Love Story

By examining the surfaces of these works, one can reconstruct the painterly decisions that lead to the finished image.

Rites of Spring

Recognizing the foreign in the familiar is at the heart of this exhibition which combines abstract paintings with photographs.

Ellen Fullman: Performance

For over twenty-five years, Ellen Fullman has worked with her unique musical structure, the “Long String Instrument” (LSI). LSI is an installation of dozens of […]

Ellen Fullman: Performance

For over twenty-five years, Ellen Fullman has worked with her unique musical structure, the “Long String Instrument” (LSI). LSI is an installation of dozens of […]

Ellen Fullman: Lecture

In conjunction with her performance on Friday the 18th and Saturday the 19th, Ellen Fullman will present a lecture in which she will discuss her […]

William Basinski and James Elaine

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston presents a performance and installation by composer William Basinski and artist James Elaine. Site-specific installations by the duo will be […]

Graphic Design-Now in Production

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston presents Graphic Design-Now in Production, an international exhibition that explores graphic design work produced since 2000, including posters, books, magazines, […]

20 Hertz: Toby Kamps

The Contemporary Arts Museum presents 20Hertz, a new lecture series conceived around themes of musical influence in everyday life. The series asks artists, musicians, and […]

Steel Lounge Underground with NoiseFold

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston presents its summer music event Steel Lounge Underground. Presented with Derek Jones and Josh Zulu, this event brings together musical […]

LaToya Ruby Frazer: Witness

LaToya Ruby Frazier’s work explores the psychological connections of intergenerational relationships within her family through photographs and videos that blur the line between self-portraiture and […]