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2012-13 Season

  • Aaron Landsman

    Aaron Landsman

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  • Lynne McCabe

    Lynne McCabe

    Residency:

  • The Light Surgeons

    The Light Surgeons

    Residency:

  • SuperEverything*

    SuperEverything*

    Nov 9-10

    Exploded across multiple projections and different media, SuperEverything* layers together stunning documentary footage and motion graphics with an original, live electronic musical score.

  • Heart Chamber Orchestra

    Heart Chamber Orchestra

    Sep 21

    An audiovisual performance where the music literally “comes from the heart.”

  • City Council Meeting

    City Council Meeting

    Nov 1-3

    An exercise in “performed participatory democracy,” City Council Meeting is a national performance project modeled after the structure of local government meetings in which everyone “acts.”

  • The Boundary of Life is Quietly Crossed

    The Boundary of Life is Quietly Crossed

    Oct 25

    Visionary Texas-based sculptural artist Dario Robleto investigates the connection between creativity and loss.

  • Participation and Feminist Strategies: Excavating a Forgotten Legacy

    Participation and Feminist Strategies: Excavating a Forgotten Legacy

    Nov 13

    A public conversation organized by artist Lynne McCabe exploring the limits of “social sculpture” and the increasingly common “experience-as-medium” mode of working.

  • Working with Social Works

    Working with Social Works

    Nov 14

    A public lecture and conversation with Shannon Jackson, professor at the University of California and Artist in Residence Lynne McCabe.

  • Sehba Sarwar

    Sehba Sarwar

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  • Houston Fine Art Fair

    Houston Fine Art Fair

    Sept 14-16

    Artists Kelly Sears and Gabriel Martinez create Wish You Were Here an installation in the Mitchell Center’s booth at the Houston Fine Art Fair.

  • Texas Contemporary Art Fair

    Texas Contemporary Art Fair

    Oct 18-20

    Engaging local musicians and poets to perform and read to native plants, this immersive installation plays with the framework that positions both audience and performer in the context of contemporary art.

  • The Long Poem of Walking

    The Long Poem of Walking

    Dec 6

    Collaboration Among the Arts student exhibition and reception featuring a collaborative film, book, and installation exploring the commonwealth and the city through a fractured narrative.

  • En Masse

    En Masse

    Apr 20

    A participatory, large scale, outdoor performance event with newly commissioned music by Artist in Residence Daniel Bernard Roumain

  • The Center: remapping from within

    The Center: remapping from within

    Apr 6

    A culminating event of the spring semester, The Center: remapping from within offers the public a chance to view final projects by students in the Mitchell Center’s Performance Art & Feminism class.

  • TEXTS WRITTEN WHILE PAYING FOR AN EDUCATION

    TEXTS WRITTEN WHILE PAYING FOR AN EDUCATION

    Apr 23

    TEXTS WRITTEN WHILE PAYING FOR AN EDUCATION offers the public a chance to view final projects by students in the Mitchell Center’s IART class Collaboration Among the Arts.

  • Tier One Comics

    Tier One Comics

    May 6

    Tier One Comics presents the comic book art of university student writers and artists in collaboration with local illustrators.