UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)



23rd and Trinity Streets

Austin, TX 78712


Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Re Dis Appearing

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

August 1 - 31, 2017

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 speech and austere, cryptic imagery."


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.

Lecture: Jules de Balincourt

A lecture by Brooklyn-based artist Jules de Balincourt. A seminar with the artist for current department students will follow the lecture in the Art Building, Room 3.206....

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Opening Reception for Strange Pilgrims

This is an opening reception for Strange Pilgrims, an exhibition of works that attempt to define “experiential art.” Adding to the experience of the exhibition is its...

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Latoya Ruby Frazier: Riveted

Themes of intergenerational dynamics, arcs of boom and bust, environmental racism, and the personal as political permeate the Frazier’s photographs.

Your Pleasure

Works by UT MFA candidates Bryan Martello, Annie Miller, and Anne Rogers, on the theme (as far as we can tell) of playful orifices, dark...

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Forces at Work

Photographs from Lily Brooks, Christine Collins and Kate Greene that examine the often futile human desire to connect with the natural world.

David Brooks: Repositioned Core

Current artist-in-residence David Brooks bisects the VAC’s big gallery with a 70-foot long geologic core sample. Like the kind you’d find in an oil field.

Michael Sieben: It Will All Happen Again

Known for his work as a designer-illustrator for publications such as Vice and Thrasher, artist-in-residence Sieben embraces a nostalgia for adolescence. In this exhibition, his...

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