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paper chairs proudly presents Art/Model Show: Subject
Art.Science.Gallery
Austin, TX
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paper chairs proudly presents Art/Model Show: Subject
paper chairs proudly presents Art/Model Show: Subject
the second installation in our performance series exploring the personal stories, cultural perceptions and creative queries surrounding art modeling and live figurative drawing sessions.

2 weeks only -8 performances!
Friday Feb. 26 - Monday Feb. 29
& Thursday March 3- Sunday March 6th, 2016
at Art.Science.Gallery.

This multi-media production, devised by performers who model in Austin's visual arts community, layers performance, recorded video interviews of local artists and models, and live figure drawing.  A first installation in the series, titled Art Show/Model Show, was originally produced at The Off Shoot in 2013 and was described as "a fearless combination of humor and poignancy [;with];... a unique perspective from behind the canvas" (Broadway World Austin.)

Our 2016 performance will dig deeper into the individual's perspective, with new cast members and video content that includes broader voices and fresh stories. This version of the Art/Model Show experience includes a host of insights into the timeless exchange between the artist and model.  In this modern world, where the digital image abounds, why do artists still hire live models as subjects? How does a live connection color the creative experience?  How does the relationship with the body affect the way we approach our work, our lives?

This installation is the next chapter in the series' exploration of the creative process. We've added two experienced Austin models to our cast, Brittany Anne Robertson and David G. Robinson, as well as brand new art model/theatre maker/visual artist Annie McCall. We are thrilled to set this performance inside Art.Science.Gallery. at Canopy. By performing this documentary theatre experience in an intimate contemporary art gallery, we bring the audience even closer to the exchange between the artist and model and their exercise in expression, perspective and time.

Art/Model Show: Subject
at Art.Science.Gallery.
in the Canopy fine arts complex
at 916 Springdale Rd. Austin, TX 78702

Limited seating & only 8 performances!
Friday Feb. 26- Monday Feb. 29
& Thursday March 3- Sunday March 6th, 2016
Thurs, Fri, Sat, Mon at 8pm (Doors open at 7:30pm.)
Sunday performances at 3pm (Doors open at 2:30pm)
The performance is approximately 1 hour 30 min. long, no intermission, no late seating.
must be 18+ to attend. There will be nudity.

Just added! Join us after the Art/Model Show: Subject performance on March 5 for a talk back with the production team and cast, facilitated by K.J. Sanchez, nationally acclaimed founder/CEO of American Records and UT Guest Faculty.

Tickets sliding scale $15-$25  - Limited Seating. Reservations should be made in advance!

Stay tuned to: www.paperchairs.com  
or https://www.facebook.com/events/1066231636753760/
Or email: info@paperchairs.com Or call: 512-686-6621

Directed by: Kelli Bland, Meghan Morongova
Performers: Jen Brown, Michelle Keffer, Annie McCall, Brittany Anne Robertson, and David G. Robinson
Stage Manager: Sadie Langenkamp
Technical Design by: Steven Shirey
Video by: Eric Graham, David Soto
Media Design & Music Score by: Chris Owen
Production Manager: Dani Pruitt
Producer: Spring Karlo
Featuring interviews and work of Austin's best figurative artists and models!

paper chairs is fiscally sponsored by The Austin Creative Alliance. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

Location

Art.Science.Gallery (View)
Canopy fine arts complex at 916 Springdale Rd
Austin, TX 78702
United States


Categories

Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Arts > Visual

Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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