Insight|Out is a weekend festival of media and live performance events including music, outdoor dance, and films that highlight Houston history and explore how we traverse our local landscape. Presented collaboratively with Aurora Picture Show and DiverseWorks, Insight|Out location hosts include Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Project Row Houses and Uptown Houston.
Stephan Koplowitz: TaskForce – Natural Acts in Artificial Water
Saturday, May 19 & Sunday, May 20
2PM & 4PM
Choreographed by international award winning artist Stephan Koplowitz, this water themed site-specific work is a collaboration with 16 local professional dancers, Houston composer Aaron Hermes and Space City Gamelan in a 45 minute promenade performance event that physically and visually animates the entire park and its unique fountain. This new work is a continuation of Koplowitz’s national initiative, TaskForce, which began in Los Angeles (2008) and Plymouth UK (2009).
LOCATION: Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park, 2800 Post Oak Blvd
AURORA PICTURE SHOW
Saturday, May 19
This unique drive-in film event will feature artist-made short-length films and videos about two-wheelers (scooters, bicycles, unicycles, tricycles and motorcycles). With Houston’s foundation on oil and energy, the Scoot-In will encourage conversation around alternate modes of transportation. Bart Weiss of the Dallas Video Festival will be the guest curator for this program. Viewers are welcome to “drive in” on scooter or bike, and nearby parking is also available for four-wheelers. Special thanks to Saint Arnold Brewing Company for their support of this program.
LOCATION: Sesquicentennial Park, 500 block of Preston St (between Bagby and Smith)
PARKING: Two-wheelers should follow the red brick road around Sesquicentennial Park leading to Buffalo Bayou. Four-wheeler parking is available in the Theater District Parking lot located at Texas Ave and the Downtown Aquarium Parking lot, parking fees range from $6-$10. Limited street parking also available. Click here for a map.
Seven in the Third
CYNTHIA WOODS MITCHELL CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Sunday, May 20
12PM & 3PM
Austin-based composer Travis Weller’s new work is a site-specific chamber music performance spread across seven historic row houses. Audience members will be provided with portable radios and headphones and sent on a sound walk through the interiors, where they will encounter musicians performing refracted solos in each setting.
LOCATION: Project Row Houses, 2505–2521 Holman St