The Reading Room

The Reading Room

3715 Parry Avenue

Dallas, TX 75226


Sherwin Tibayan: Index

The Reading Room

November 14 - December 19, 2015

For this exhibition, Sherwin Tibayan has "constructed an index for Susan Sontag's On Photography."


Book Swap

An event featuring books, beer, readings, and conversation.


An exhibition of works by Dallas-based artist, writer, and curator Lucia Simek. The show focuses on themes of exile and insecurity through the lens of nature...

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Aaron Krach: Will You Come Back?

An exhibition of laser cut woodblock prints and a newspaper created by New York City artist Aaron Krach to raise questions of value and accessibility...

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Shape Zines Pop-Up

Zines! Zines! Organized by Randy Guthmiller: Sally Glass, Brooke Granowski, Larry Carey, Evan Henry, Travis LaMothe, Shelby Meier, Patrick Romeo, Lauren Smart, Zeke Williams.

Noah Simblist: Palestine, Texas

An exhibition of works by writer, curator, and artist Noah Simblist telling the parafictional history of a small American town–a mix of colonial histories, holy...

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Carolyn Sortor: Seismic Hive

Videos from Sortor’s Hive series and new, excessively long prints on vintage seismic graph paper from the Los Alamos Laboratory.

Jennie Ottinger: Postal Mortem

San Francisco-based artist Jennie Ottingeris is out to save the U.S. Postal Service and the endangered mode of written communication. The show features postcards with...

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Paho Mann: The Yellow Room

A large photomural of a domestic interior by Paho Mann, who teaches photography at UNT.

Book Swap

Book trades, micro readings and conversation.

The Magician: Chris Byrne

A graphic novel that represents the completion of a decade-long obsession and houses a dozen separate publications, printed and hand bound using a variety of techniques.

Jesse Morgan Barnett: Season

Photography, video and sculpture, make subtle connections between fishing, weather, food preparation, philosophy and artistic endeavors.

Maury Gortemiller: All-Time Lotion

Gortemiller lives and works in Atlanta, where he “mines the Janus faced elements of photography”, including alleged objectivity, context, and staged versus spontaneous events which...

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Kris Pierce: Missed Calls

Using three separate phone numbers which will be posted in diverse geographic locations of the city, Pierce, co-founder of the experimental art collective Homecoming!, will...

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Brandon Kennedy: Exit For Sale

Slightly absurd sculpture and confused signage. Flirting with both failure and disruption, an obsession with wordplay and arcane logic gently nudges these reluctant forms into...

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Matthew Cusick: Scenes Et Types

Work from Cusick’s “Wave” series comprised of map fragments as well as the “Sirens”, which use imagery derived from vintage travel postcards.

Shane Mecklenburger: Tendered Currency

Mecklenburger’s work investigates American culture and various market functions and transactions, via video, sculpture, prints and a live eBay auction. During an election year and...

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Vincent Falsetta: The Index Cards

Falsetta’s index cards date back to the 1980’s, describing his works in detail: dimensions, materials, when the canvas was stretched, then title and any dedication....

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Keri Oldham: Happy Endings

Brooklyn-based Keri Oldham’s pieces in this exhibition are the fade-out “end scenes” from various films, re-imagined and used to examine endings on a personal level....

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Bloomsday Celebration

The Reading Room‘s Bloomsday celebration begins at 6 with a screening of Harrell Fletcher’s Blot Out the Sun in which a very condensed version Ulysses...

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Summer Group Show: Ann Glazer

The Reading Room presents Summer Group Show: Ann Glazer an exhibition centered on a narrative about building a body of work, showing in a gallery...

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