UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

http://www.UTVAC.ORG

512-232-2348

23rd and Trinity Streets

Austin, TX 78712

CURRENT

Teresa Serrano: La Piñata

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

October 1 - 31, 2017

A screening of Teresa Serrano's 2003 video work La Piñata. Serrano created the piece "to address the repercussions of the lack of rights for working-class Mexican women."

American Dream

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

September 22 - October 20, 2017

"This exhibition presents work made by 2017 UT teaching residents, Israeli-artist collective, The New Barbizon group. The New Barbizon members, Natalia Zourabova, Asya Lukin, Anna Lukashevsky, Olga Kundina, Zoya Cherkassky, have returned to the tradition of plein air painting to depict Austin’s urban environment. American Dream will feature direct paintings from their time in Austin, at locations they and their students felt imparted meaning either politically, contextually or formally."

Marta Lee & Anika Steppe: Kind of About Michigan

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

September 22 - October 20, 2017

A show featuring photographs and paintings by Marta Lee and Anika Steppe. The pieces in the show "examine common tropes of tourism, the functions and perils of leisure, and what it means to ‘know’ and hold pride for something as large as a state."

Fools Romance / Books from AEROMOTO

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

September 22 - December 9, 2017

Located in Mexico City’s Colonia Juárez, the non-profit art library and community space Aeromoto provides public access to art books and small press publications from around the world. This exhibition brings over 300 artists’ books from Aeromoto’s collection to UT Austin, focusing on editions made in Mexico and Latin America. Hammocks, plants and couches transform the VAC’s gallery into a cozy reading room open to the public.

Larry Bamburg: BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

September 22 - December 9, 2017

"Larry Bamburg uses natural materials to create process-based works that vacillate between living and dead, natural and manmade. For BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates, Bamburg pursues a process of making determined by an arbitrary set of rules, to build a structure as tall as possible using a collection of like materials: burls, hooves and shells."



PAST

Teresa Serrano: La Piñata

A screening of Teresa Serrano’s 2003 video work La Piñata. Serrano created the piece “to address the repercussions of the lack of rights for working-class Mexican women.”

Mille Otto

A show of works created by students studying studying in the university’s Learning Tuscany program.

American Dream

“This exhibition presents work made by 2017 UT teaching residents, Israeli-artist collective, The New Barbizon group. The New Barbizon members, Natalia Zourabova, Asya Lukin, Anna...

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Fools Romance / Books from AEROMOTO

Located in Mexico City’s Colonia Juárez, the non-profit art library and community space Aeromoto provides public access to art books and small press publications from...

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Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Re Dis Appearing

A screening of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s 1977 video work Re Dis Appearing. The piece “evokes themes of exile and displacement through overlaps and interjections of multilingual...

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David Ellis: Animal

A screening of Animal, a video works that UT Austin commissioned by artist David Ellis.

Rita Myers: Tilt 1

Rita Myers’ 1973 video Tilt 1 will be on view in the VAC lobby as a part of UT Landmarks’ video screening series.

Two Christmases and a Half-Birthday

An exhibition that aims to “challenge notions of stability associated with the image of “The Home,” taking ownership over and embracing liminality within identity, not...

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Omnibus Filing

An exhibition combining art, science, and engineering. For the past year, artists Daniel Bozhkov, Patrick Killoran, Steven Brower, and James Sham have worked with UT researchers...

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Elizabeth Bick: Performances

A show of photographs by Elizabeth Bick. In this exhibition, Bick argues that “the divisions between the arts are not distinct, and that a true division between...

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Ann Hamilton: O N E E V E R Y O N E

An exhibition of works made during Ann Hamilton’s process of creating her new public art work for UT’s Dell Medical School. This show includes smaller panels and...

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Fieldwork Projects

“Fieldwork is a space for projects initiated by faculty and students in the Department of Art and Art History.” Faculty members include Teresa Hubbard, Julie...

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Queer Terrortories

An exhibition “bringing together emerging contemporary artists engaging with politics of anti-assimilation. As gayness enters the mainstream, assimilation to white heteronormativity becomes increasingly privileged over...

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New Factories

Experimental music group New Factories, consisting of Houston-based artists Gabriel Martinez and Ronnie Yates present an improvisational sound performance featuring field recordings taken from the...

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Fieldwork Projects

An exhibition featuring works by James Walker, Michael Mogavero, Jason Urban, Jeff Williams, and Heidi Powell.

Tania Mouraud: Everyday Ogres

An exhibition of new video works by Tania Mouraud. “Commissioned by the Visual Arts Center, Mouraud traveled to Texas in June 2016 to film oil refineries along...

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An exhibition where Mexico City-based artist Victor Pérez-Rul and curator Leslie Moody Castro collaborate with UT’s student community to create works that explore the “human consciousness...

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Lecture: Tom Burckhardt

A lecture by NYC-based artist Tom Burckhardt. The lecture will be held in the Art Building, Room 1.120.

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