The Artpace Blog

4
Aug

Más Rudas: Brown Style

Más Rudas is a Chicana art collective based in San Antonio, TX. The group is comprised of four artists: painter Ruth Buentello, textile artist Sarah Casillo, filmmaker Kristen Gamez; and photographer Mari Hernandez. The artists utilize their individual practices to create multi-media installations that showcase their bicultural experiences. In this activity, you will create a […]

30
Jul

Autumn Knight Performance at Artpace

Spring 2015 Artist-in-Resident Autumn Knight performs at the opening for her exhibition, She think she Kawaii. In preparation for her residency at Artpace, Knight visited Japan. Knight told Artpace, “Essentially it sprung out of an interest in Japanese culture I’ve had for a long time. While there, I thought deeply about cultural co-option and appropriation […]

28
Jul

Lordy Rodriguez: Maps to Abstraction

Summer 2001 Artpace resident Lordy Rodriguez modifies existing maps to create abstract compositions that turn familiar areas into mystical and imaginary places. In this activity, you will create an abstract work of art from topographic maps of cities, national parks, and landmarks. Materials Images of topographic maps (this can be a map of anywhere— San […]

23
Jul

From the Archive: Moved by the Motion – Wu Tsang and Boychild at Artpace

On March 2, 2016, International Artist-in-Residence Wu Tsang performed ‘Moved by the Motion’ with partner boychild. Tsang told Artpace, “My collaborator, boychild and I have been working together for the past 2.5 years. Our relationship began as a film collaboration where I was the director and she was the actor, which evolved into a performance […]