Tonight Tania Bruguera will sit down with Southern Methodist University’s Noah Simblist to talk about her work. It should prove to be a pertinent conversation in light of the upcoming onslaught of Nasher-commissioned public art projects. Like a number of the artists involved in that project, Bruguera’s practice is concerned with how art can influence politics and social change. Here’s a taste:
And here are the openings:
The Usefulness of Art: Tania Bruguera & Noah Simblist at The Texas Theater — September 25: 7 p.m. 231 W. Jefferson Blvd. Dallas, TX 75208.
Amarillo Entropy Part II: Robert Smithson and the Amarillo Ramp at The Power Station — September 26: 7 p.m. 3816 Commerce St. Dallas, TX 75226.
“Austere Measures” by Debra Barrera, Michael F. Blair, Sebastein Boncy, Kate Colin, Julie Devries, Michael Furrh, Teresa Munisteri, Shayne Murphy, Irby Pace, Blayre Stiller, Giovanni Valderas, and Kelli Vance, at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center – September 27: 7-9 p.m. 223 West Jefferson Blvd,, Dallas, Tx 75208.
Tony Orrico – Artist Talk and Performance at Richland College Brazos Gallery — September 27: 2-3 p.m. 12800 Abrams Rd. Dallas, TX.
“A Contemporary Latin American Art Auction” by Jorge Simes, Marcia Salcedo, Fernando Fuentes, Fernando Andriacci, Emiliano Lopez Javier, Pablo Luzardo, Guillermo Pacheco, Francisco Toledo, Elisa Pasquel, Eddy Vaskez, Arturo Vasquez, Sofía Eduviges, Reynaldo Diaz Zesati, Pablo Smulewicks and Miguel Angel Jauregui, at Muzeion LLC – September 27: 7-10 p.m. 1113 Dragon Street, Dallas, TX 75207.
“Meanwhile…Back in Dallas!” by Brian Keith Jones, at the Ro2 Art DOWNTOWN – September 27: 7-10 p.m. 110 N. Akard Street, Dallas, Tx 75202.
“INK” by Julia Sisi, Cut-throat, Eric Cox, Julie Luke, ACK!, Marie Aliff, Matt Bagley, Chris Bingham, Todd Bot, Adam Burkett, Mick Burson, Tom C. Carlton, CB, Cecil III, Dan Colcer, Delphi Colquhoun, Rob Conover, Augustine Cordero, Tom Currie, DIY, Jerry Druncan, Anna Eliot, Trey English, Kevin Gilmore, Give Up, Nevada Hill, Eqnox Ibarra, Nix Johnson, Kelsey Kincannon, Nick C. Kirk, Christian Millet, Mike Moffat, Monica Moody, Adam Palmer, Jody Pham, Clint Scism, Travis Randall Sykes, Steven Kirby Terrell, Rickey Wardlow, Ryan West and Hi Def Willy, at White Space Gallery – September 27: 7-9 p.m. 2001 N. Lamar Street, Suite 500, Dallas, Tx 75202.
Amarillo Entropy by The Power Station — September 28: 3-9 p.m. 3816 Commerce St. Dallas, TX 75226.
TOPO-TARANTULAS at WARE:WOLF:HAUS — September 28: 6-10 p.m. 425 Bedford, Dallas, TX 75209.
“23rd Anniversary” by Cassie Edmonds, Cal Breed, Karen Buhler, Sheryl Ellinwood, David Calles, Susan Rankin, Marty Kremer, Kelly O’Dell, Clinton Smith, Michael Dupille, Beverly Parker, Jeff Thompson and Kelly Sheehan at the Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass – September 28: 10 a. m. – 5 p.m. 5100 Beltline Road, #820, Dallas, Tx 75254.