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Diverse Discourse: Chris Sharp


October 14, 2015 | 6:30–8 pm

A lecture by Chris Sharp, a Mexico City-based editor of Kaleidoscope magazine. His writings have appeared in publications such as Artforum, Frieze, and Mousse. Sharp is a co-founder of Lulu, an independent project space in Mexico City

Diverse Discourse: Xandra Eden


September 23, 2015 | 6:30–8 pm

A lecture by Xandra Eden, DiverseWork's new Executive Director and Chief Curator. Eden will speak about her past projects as well as her vision for DiverseWorks.

Katie Grinnan: Nocturnal Hologram


September 10 - November 14, 2015

An exhibition of works by Katie Grinnan that investigate the relationship between visual and cognitive experience. Featuring three large-scale sculptural installations, the works explore what happens within the dream realm.


Jhon Stronks and Tek Wilson

An artist talk by Jhon Stronks and Tek Wilson about their unique, performative practices for works on stage, in the gallery, and in unexpected public […]

Lillian Warren: Photo-performance

A public program in which artist Lillian Warren will construct a live photo shoot, placing individual participants in various poses for a series of images […]

Parliament of Owls

A group exhibition featuring paintings, sculptures, photographs, mixed-media, videos, performances, and site-specific interventions by members of DiverseWorks’ Artist Board, including Michael Galbreth, Daniel Adame, Julia […]

Tahni Holt: Duet Love

An hour-long performance of a new work by Portland choreographer Tahni Holt–a celebration of love, lust, and charged energy, and an inquiry into how bodies […]

Dean Moss: Johnbrown

A performance by multidisciplinary artist Dean Moss–a dark, wry meditation on the legacy of the white 19th-century abolitionist and related racial, gender, and generational issues. […]

12 Minutes Max! (night 2)

Diverseworks’ popular, fast-paced evening of local performance returns! Night 1 features Sandy Ewen, Phillip Pyle II, Maurice Duhon & Jawwaad Taylorm Sophia Torres, and Daniel […]

12 Minutes Max! (night 1)

Diverseworks’ popular, fast-paced evening of local performance returns! Night 1 features Sandy Ewen, Phillip Pyle II, Maurice Duhon & Jawwaad Taylorm Sophia Torres, and Daniel […]

Diverse Discourse: Thomas J. Lax

DiverseWorks and the MFAH’s Core Residency Program co-present a lecture with guest, Thomas J. Lax, Associate Curator of Media and Performance Art at the Museum […]

Mark Hirsch: Tat2

Houston-based artist Mark Hirsch’s presents his Tat2, a sound driven tattooing machine that creates artwork on canvas based on the frequency and volume of voices. […]

Oliver Herring: Areas for Action

German-born, New York-based artist Oliver Herring’s evolving exhibition consists of daily performances, improvisatory sculptures, and real-time collaborative artworks created on-site. Gallery visitors are invited to […]

Chelsea Knight and Mark Tribe: Posse Comitatus

An ongoing collaborative project by New York-based artists Knight and Tribe, Posse Comitatus examines the socio-cultural dynamics of paramilitary groups and the representation of their political ideologies through […]

Diverse Discourse Lecture: Dan Byers

Dan Byers is The Richard Armstrong Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Carnegie Museum of Art, and was co-curator, with Daniel Baumann and Tina […]

Pepe Mar: Parco dei Mostri

DiverseWorks has comissioned a large-scale, immersive installation from Miami artist Pepe Mar, who creates brightly-colored shadow boxes populated by handmade figurines cobbled from thrift store […]

No One’s Dog

A community-based photography project documenting Houston’s animal overpopulation crisis. There will be a community awareness event at Box 13 on August 9th as well. Details […]

Identity Works: Queer Filmmaking in Houston

Houston filmmakers Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Jared Gullet, Travis Johns and Stephanie Saint Sanchez will present their recent work and have a a discussion moderated by Alfred […]

Workshop: Meet Your Media

Come meet “esteemed” members of the media Joel Luks of CultureMap, Molly Glentzer of the Houston Chronicle, and Glasstire’s own Texas Editor, the legendary Bill […]

Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other

Recapping a selection of far-out projects supported by The Idea Fund, a re-granting program of the Andy Warhol Foundation that gives $2500 grant for artist […]

Wu Tsang: Moved by the Motion

DiverseWorks has commissioned Los Angeles-based artist Wu Tsang to create a video installation and performance  that inhabit a space between fiction and documentary.  Tsang is […]


A multi-platform exhibition about sound. The exhibition has two parts: one presents sound and interactive pieces,the second is weekly live performances. Documentation from each performance […]

DWOW: Holiday Party and Pet Adoptions!

There’s no better way to describe tonight’s DWOW than to list all the awesomeness: Pet adoptions by Barrio Dogs (please bring a donation of dry […]

DiverseWorks on Wednesdays (DWOW): 12.11.13

The Idea Fund: Presentations by 2014 Jurors: Each juror will give a short presentation about their current work, followed by a q&a with the audience. Yona […]

Slyk Chaynjis: Heather and Ivan Morison

The Morisons use social personae to investigate the self. Over the past year they have conducted research expeditions in the Gulf Coast region. Their experiences serve […]

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