Dallas Contemporary

Dallas Contemporary


(214) 821-2522

161 Glass Street

Dallas, TX 75207


Kiki Smith: Mortal

Dallas Contemporary

September 29 - December 17, 2017

"Kiki Smith’s Mortal addresses universal aspects of the human condition. Titled after a series of woodcut prints that depict the final stages of her mother’s life, Mortal couples Smith’s own mortality, spirituality, and her unexpected sources of inspiration."

McDermott & McGough: I’ve Seen the Future and I’m Not Going

Dallas Contemporary

September 29 - December 17, 2017

A show featuring works by David McDermott and Peter McGough. "Seduced by the past, the couple experiments with time by living in a ‘time bubble’ evocative of the Edwardian period. The duo explores the historical present, homoeroticism and sexuality in their exhibition I’ve Seen the Future and I’m Not Going by pushing aside the present for the past, reviving unexpected dramas, and transcending historical traumas."

Invisible Cities: Moving Images for Asia: Chim Pom: Non-Burnable

Dallas Contemporary

September 29 - December 17, 2017

"A collaboration between Dallas Contemporary, the Crow Collection of Asian Art, and the Moving Image Archive for Contemporary Art: MIACA (Hong Kong), Invisible Cities is an exhibition and screening series that showcases more than twenty contemporary video works by renowned and emerging artists from China, Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam.At Dallas Contemporary, Japanese collective Chim↑Pom playfully tackles challenging experiences of everyday life and explores issues left unanswered in the former disaster zones of Hiroshima and Fukushima. Chim↑Pom is an artist collective of six formed in Tokyo, Japan in 2005. Members include Ryuta Ushiro, Yasutaka Hayashi, Ellie, Masataka Okada, Motomu Inaoka, and Toshinori Mizuno."


Keer Tanchak: Soft Orbit

A site-specific exhibition by Dallas-based artist Keer Tanchak. “Tanchak’s approach to painting demonstrates how the medium is always operating in a web of tradition and cultural...

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Pia Camil: Bara, Bara, Bara

A show of works by Mexico City-based artist Pia Camil. In her work, Camil explores themes of art history, consumerism, globalization, and the Mexican urban landscape

Ambreen Butt: What is left of me

“Ambreen Butt’s What is left of me addresses current political oppression and violence globally through large-scale resin installations and collage-based works.” The pieces in the...

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Helmut Lang: Burry

A solo exhibition by artist Helmut Lang. In this exhibition, the artist uses sheepskin installed in the gallery to highlight the gallery’s physical space.

Robert Adanto: The F Word

A film by Robert Adanto documenting the work of “4th wave” feminist performance artists. This screening is free and open to the public.

Aura Satz: Her Marks, a Measure

An exhibition of works by London-based artist Aura Satz. This show includes Between the Bullet and the Hole, a newly commissioned film focusing on the role of women in...

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CHIT CHAT: Doubleheader

For the first half of this program, artist Adriana Varejão will discuss her exhibition with adjunct curator, Pedro Alonzo. Then, at 12:30, there will be a panel...

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Sychrodogs: Supernatural

An exhibition by Sychrodogs, a Ukrainian collaborative duo consisting of Tania Shcheglova and Roman Noven. The artists use photography to explore the raw sense of self...

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Adriana Varejao: Kindred Spirits

An exhibition of works by Brazilian artist Adriana Varejao. By highlighting historical inaccuracies during Brazil’s colonial period, Varejao’s works give light to various conflicts and atrocities that...

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Nadia Kaabi-Linke: Walk the Line

An exhibition of Berlin-based artist Nadia Kaabi-Linke. Through an examination of individual components that comprise our societal structures, Kaabi-Linke highlights dynamics that are often overlooked and forgotten....

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Bani Abidi: An Unforeseen Situation

An exhibition by Karachi (Pakistan) and Berlin-based artist Bani Abidi. Working primarily through video and immersive installation, Abidi explores notions of national and cultural identity.

Testino | Uklanski | Burd

Three solo shows under one roof: International fashion photographer Testino turns his lens on mountainous people of Peru and their traditional and festive costumes. Uklanski is...

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Art + Science

A critique of the DC’s Student New Media Art Exhibition with North Texas experts Frank Dufour, Ruth West, and Ira Greenberg.

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