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September 28, 2022

Vivie Behrens

Vivie Behrens is a visual artist and writer who covers the arts and local cultural ecosystems through a justice-centered lens. In 2020, she graduated with highest honors from the University of Texas at Austin, where she received a BFA in Studio Art and BA in Humanities. She currently lives and works in Austin.

Rachel Wolfson Smith draws beyond the surface

On the opening night of her current solo exhibition at Women & Their Work, Rachel Wolfson Smith stood before a teeming crowd to talk about a question that rings...

Shed Shows opens ‘Distant Sirens’

This spring, two coworkers were taking their lunch break when they incidentally conceived of what came to be Shed Shows, Austin’s newest pop-up art venue. While on the job...

At the Wildflower Center, Armando Cortés’ ‘Estésen Cercas’

Rock, linen, pigment, alabaster, fox droppings, poison. Such is the constitution of Armando Cortes’ multipart installation, "Estésen Cercas," at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Named for a colloquialism often...

‘The Plastic Bag Store,’ critiques overproduction… by overproducing?

When we toss things out, or throw things away, where exactly is 'out' and 'away'?  “The Plastic Bag Store,” a multipart installation, immersive film screening, and live performance conceived by...

At All the Sudden art space, it’s process over product

Artist Emily Lee doesn’t see art institutions as monolithic, static organizations. Instead, Lee suggests that they are “composed of active parts that are malleable and co-constitutively made by whoever...

Where a Luna moth meets a bachelorette party: Virginia L. Montgomery in residence at The LINE Austin

Artist VLM (Virginia L. Montgomery) has been breeding and nurturing Luna moths since 2019. Her insect companions star in an interdisciplinary body of work that spans photography, video, research,...

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