April 18-23, 2017


Movement V: Ballroom, Kevin Beasley, CounterCurrent17, photo by dabfoto creative

CounterCurrent is a free festival of performance, installation, and ideas. Presented by the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, CounterCurrent includes audio and visual installations, live performances, talks, and participatory events by artists from around the world. From large-scale spectacle to intimate interaction, CounterCurrent projects reflect the range of ways we view each other and the city around us. The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts is part of the University of Houston Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts.

CounterCurrent17 participating artists were Heather Bause and Raphael Rubinstein, Kevin Beasley, Suzanne Bocanegra, The Catastrophic Theatre, Dictaphone Group, Harry Gamboa Jr., Ghana ThinkTank, Carrie Schneider (curator of Current Conversations), winter guests, and Nancy Wozny (co-curator of Ten Tiny Dances®).

LOCATION: Various locations
ADMISSION: all festival events are available FREE OF CHARGE

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