Friday, March 17
6 - 8 PM
2017 CORE Exhibition
John M. O'Quinn, and Cecily E. Horton Gallery
Grace R. Cavnar Gallery
One Stone and the Rain
Una piedra y la lluvia
Works by Hellen Ascoli, Edgar Calel, Manuel Chavajay Moralez, Jorge de León, Reyes Josué Morales, and Julio Serrano Echeverría
Curated by Laura A. L. Wellen
Performance/conversation with Julio Serrano Echeverría and Laura Wellen on Saturday, April 22.
Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park
March 24 - 26, 2017
As a Non-Profit Partner of the Art Colony Association, Lawndale Art Center hosts a booth in the Creative Zone of the Bayou City Art Festival with an art activity for children attending the festival!
Additionally, we are in need of volunteers to help staff our craft activity during the festival! Click here for more information and to sign up!
Warp and Weft of Care: The Growth and Its Perennials
Performance by Fia Backström
Saturday, April 8 from 6 - 7 PM
John M. O'Quinn Gallery
As part of Core critic-in-residence Taraneh Fazeli's on-going curatorial project, Sick Time, Sleepy Time, Crip time: Against Capitalism's Temporal Bullying, Lawndale will host two related events as part of the programming series Warp and Weft of Care. Warp and Weft of Care kicks off with a performance by artist Fia Backström on the evening of Saturday, April 8th. In The Growth and Its Perennials, she investigates the effects of barely-visible forces on the body by considering the oscillating line between self and other/self and material.
"five missing objects"
Presented by Ruslana Lichtzier
Saturday, April 15 at 4 PM
The speculative talk presented by Core critic-in-residence Ruslana Lichtzier will reflect on five historical cases spanning from the time of Pompeii's eruption to nowadays invention of "alternative facts." Through reading these events and their "missing objects" the talk will explore ignorance and hunger as generative forces within knowledge production.
Warp and Weft of Care: Screening of video works by Jen Liu and Sondra Perry
Followed by conversation with Taraneh Fazeli and Houston launch of the Notes for the Waiting Room by Canaries
Saturday, April 22 from 2 - 4 PM
As part of Core critic-in-residence Taraneh Fazeli's on-going curatorial project, Sick Time, Sleepy Time, Crip time: Against Capitalism's Temporal Bullying, Lawndale will host two related events as part of the programming series Warp and Weft of Care. The second public program in Warp and Weft of Care is a screening of Jen Liu and Core artist-in-residence Sondra Perry's recent video works on the closing day of the three Lawndale shows, Saturday, April 22nd. The program will include short videos that address the threats that labor poses to workers' health. Notes for the Waiting Room, a newspaper created by Canaries, a collective of artists with auto-immune conditions and other chronic illnesses, will launch after the screening.