Exhibition Dates: April 9 – May 14, 2011
Friday, April 15
Individual Austin venues host openings and special artist performances,
with a suggested itinerary moving from downtown to East Austin.
Downtown 816 Congress Avenue, Austin, TXdirectly across the street from the Austin Museum of Art
An installation of my work, without your forgiveness, i am bound to what happened between us, is located in a suite on the 5th floor of 816 Congress Avenue. See you there!
Women &Their Work
1710 Lavaca Street
The Visual Arts Center (VAC)
Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin
23rd Street and Trinity Street
East Austin 1319 Rosewood Avenue
1319 Rosewood Avenue
7 pm performance by Ryder Jon Piotrs Nomadic Gallery
8 pm performance by TX★11 artist Brad Tucker aka Bad Trucker @ Trailer Space, across the street at 1401 Rosewood Avenue
5305 Bolm Road, #12
Pump Project Art Complex
702 Shady Lane
9 pm performance by Ryder Jon Piotrs Nomadic Gallery
Saturday, April 16
Like a Whole Other Country? The State of Contemporary Art in Texas
A public panel at Blanton Museum of Art
co-presented by the Texas Biennial, Blanton and Art Lies.
Panelists include artist Margarita Cabrera; Curator of Contemporary Art and Special Projects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Alison de Lima Greene; artist Trenton Doyle Hancock; contemporary art critic for the Los Angeles Times, David Pagel; and Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Art History at UT Austin, Richard Shiff; moderated by Texas Biennial Curator Virginia Rutledge.
5-8pm Mexico Abre la Boca
Special installation by artist Margarita Cabrera in the parking lot on the southeast corner of 7th Street and Congress Avenue
5-10pm Special Video Screening: 2011 Texas Biennial at TX★11 participating organization Arthouse at the Jones Center
7-10pm Celebrate! Party at Arthouse at the Jones Center in honor of all Biennial artists, venues and participating organizations statewide!
8pm performance by TX★11 artist Dion Laurent
(ticketed admission — details at www.texasbiennial.eventbrite.com)
Throughout the opening weekend, the Community Room at Austin Museum of Art, downtown at 823 Congress Avenue, will serve as Texas Biennial information headquarters. View a slide show of participating organizations, and pick up venue maps.