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

Body is a Bridge

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

November 3 - December 9, 2017

"Body is a Bridge details the lived experiences of illness through an intersectional lens." The show includes works by Texas-based artist Amber Shields, and Portland, Maine artists Gabriella (Riel) Sturchio and Bianca Sturchio.

Room before

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

November 3 - December 9, 2017

"For this exhibition, the Studio Art MFA candidates at UT Austin invited six MFA students from Yale University, Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of California, Los Angeles to participate in a collaborative exhibition in the spirit of artistic exchange."Artists include:Cameron Coffman (UCLA) Jenny Gagalka (UCLA) Sasha Baskin (VCU) Kathryn Lien (VCU) Natalie Ball (Yale) Penn Chan (Yale)Hiba Ali (UT Austin) Evelyn Contreas (UT Austin) Siera Hyte (UT Austin) Marisa LaGuardia (UT Austin) Rosa Nussbaum (UT Austin) Emily O’Leary (UT Austin) Anika Steppe (UT Austin) Riel Sturchio (UT Austin) Ingrid Tremblay (UT Austin)

AES+F: Inverso Mundus

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

November 1 - 30, 2017

A screening of the 2015 38-minute video work Inverso Mundus by Russian collective AES+F (Tatiana Arzamasova, Lev Evzovich, Evgeny Svyatsky, and  Vladimir Fridkes). "Inspired by the medieval carnival and the ancient Roman festival of Saturnalia, in which social roles and norms reverse, Inverso Mundus upsets viewers’ expectations of contemporary life, but seems to represent the personal desires of many to switch status with those in power."

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."



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META_“REAL”_WORLD

“META_“REAL”_WORLD is an exhibition of recent work presented by students from UT’s Fall 2017 Advanced Expanded Media class that focuses on the creative use and...

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Body is a Bridge

“Body is a Bridge details the lived experiences of illness through an intersectional lens.” The show includes works by Texas-based artist Amber Shields, and Portland, Maine...

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Room before

“For this exhibition, the Studio Art MFA candidates at UT Austin invited six MFA students from Yale University, Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of...

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AES+F: Inverso Mundus

A screening of the 2015 38-minute video work Inverso Mundus by Russian collective AES+F (Tatiana Arzamasova, Lev Evzovich, Evgeny Svyatsky, and  Vladimir Fridkes). “Inspired by the medieval...

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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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