Rice Media Center
November 2, 2016 | 7–9 pm
A screening of 16mm films from the 1950s-1970s. Some info on the films below:Home is Where the Heart Is - Mid 50s - Gorgeous color film about buying a home through a Savings & Loan - if you are younger than about 50, none of this will make any sense. 22 min. Good Morning How May I Help You? - 1959-60 - Beautifully photographed in black & white, an homage to the Bell telephone operator. 18 min. Our Election Day Illusion - 1961 - Documentary about gerrymandering and why we can't have nice things. 30 min. The Baggs - 1973 - A non-narrative fantasy about two sacks of junk which come alive and escape from their collector to demonstrate to elementary school kids concepts of love, understanding, and humor - yes, it was the 70s, and there may be a quiz. 11 1/2 min.
French artist Tania Mouraud will present and discuss a selection of her works, including her new video and sound installation FATA MORGANA, commissioned by The University of Texas...Read More
A screening of short films by Canadian artist David K. Ross. The program will also feature an installation in which “visitors will utilize surveyor’s transits to visually “reconstruct”...Read More
A screening of Screaming Queens, “Susan Stryker and Victor Silverman’s 2005 documentary about the little-known 1966 Compton’s Cafeteria Riot, in which trans women and drag queens...Read More
A conversation between New York-based writer, curator and art historian Joshua Decter and Project Row Houses founder Rick Lowe.
An exhibition of photographic portraits by Houston-based artist Keliy Anderson-Staley. The show features wet-plate collodion tintypes and inkjet prints produced from scans of tintypes.
“Using the work of Vincent Fecteau and Michael Queenland, Hainley will discuss the challenges to the discreet object in a time of indiscretion, the personal...Read More
A talk by Lana Rigsby and Dr. David Eagleman. For more information and tickets, go here.
Free presentations and discussions about drawing with Claire Gilman, Curator at The Drawing Center in New York; Michelle White, Curator at the Menil Collection; and...Read More
Bandleader, pianist, composer, mystic, and extraterrestrial Sun Ra was an early pioneer of Afro-Futurism and active from the 1930s-90s. The exhibition presents art, graphics, poetry,...Read More
FotoFest exhibition with portraits of twelve people, their families, and their community, along with their stories told in their own voice. They represent different aspects of Tamina,...Read More
An exhibition of 35 photographs covering 45 years of work from The Who on stage in 1968 to a big Oak Tree in a field...Read More
The Mavis C. Pitman Endowment, awards three to four cash fellowships each year to visual arts studio and film track majors at Rice U. This...Read More
Artist Liz Magic Laser will give a free public talk as part of Rice University’s The Arts in the Humanities Lecture Series. Laser’s new project...Read More
The ABC’s are seized by a convulsive fit; each letter introducing an episode direct from the annals of medical lore. Backed by Danny Thompson’s disquieting...Read More
Mexican multimedia artist talks about modernist abstraction, with a dash of dada, and the earnestness of architectural discourse.
Two panel discussions: the first, at 1 p.m., on the history of the Rice Museum with panelists William Camfield; founding director of the Dia Art...Read More
Screenings of films associated with de Menil patronage and cinematic documents of de Menil activity at Rice.
Sourcing Sound & Image tends more towards electronic work but in this installment the source of sound and picture is intimately wed. In some cases,...Read More
Sonic Slippage looks at films and tapes that all make use of sound, but display some of the ways in which the picture track is...Read More
A Kind of Hush examines the aesthetics of silence in avant-garde practice, and Includes works by Stan Brakhage, Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid, and Nam...Read More
“Craig Taylor’s continued investigations of painting offer both the aesthetic experience arrived at through historical approaches to abstraction and the interplay of image associations.” He...Read More
Departing from his usual use of the home as subject matter, Mick Johnson finds himself in the midst of the most opportune mixture of architecture...Read More
The Houston Palestine Film Festival brings Houston another year of great films with its 4th annual film festival. This year’s program encompasses a wide range...Read More