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Events on Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11 at 5:00 PM

5:00 PM
CounterCurrent19 - Jenni(f)er Tamayo. Agressiva, 2016. Digital Photo. Photo Credit Sean Patrick Cain.

Jennif(f)er Tamayo

Jennif(f)er Tamayo's LA QUEERADORA installation sits at the intersection of digital cultural production and embodied cultural performance. It asks: How do material bodies, whose lives hold an archive of cultural knowledge and experience, compete with a manufactured and digitally porous production of identity?Read more

Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 PM

7:30 PM
Catastrophic Theatre - Toast

Written and directed by Brian Jucha

TOAST takes audiences on a raucous and mind-bending journey through Dante’s Nine Circles of Hell! This original, collectively-realized work brings together eight members of Catastrophic’s acting company with groundbreaking director Brian Jucha, a key collaborator of Catastrophic’s predecessor company, Infernal Bridegroom Productions. TOAST completes a trilogy that started with 1997’s LAST RITES and 2002’s WE HAVE SOME PLANES, two legendary Infernal Bridegroom productions, the latter of which landed Jucha and the company on the cover of American Theatre magazine.Read more

Thursday, April 11 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
CounterCurrent19 - Jenni(f)er Tamayo. Agressiva, 2016. Digital Photo. Photo Credit Sean Patrick Cain.

Jennif(f)er Tamayo

Jennif(f)er Tamayo's LA QUEERADORA installation sits at the intersection of digital cultural production and embodied cultural performance. It asks: How do material bodies, whose lives hold an archive of cultural knowledge and experience, compete with a manufactured and digitally porous production of identity?Read more

Thursday, April 11 at 8:00 PM

CounterCurrent19 - Ellen Fullman, Other Minds festival, 2002. Photo: John Fago. Courtesy the artist.

Ellen Fullman

Long String Instrument composer and performer, Ellen Fullman, explores the acoustics of large resonant spaces with her compositions and collaborative improvisations. Fullman will literally “play” the iconic atrium of the Philip Johnson-designed Hines College of Architecture and Design building at the University of Houston, an action first performed in 1994.Read more