DALLAS — While heterogeneous in form, cultural reference, and concept, the four exhibitions at the center of the Dallas Contemporary 2015 season openers stand together seamlessly.
Charissa N. Terranova is Associate Professor of Aesthetic Studies in the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History at The University of Texas at Dallas. Terranova is the author of Automotive Prosthetic: Technological Mediation and the Car in Conceptual Art (2014), Art as Organism: Biology and the Evolution of the Digital Image (IB Taurus, 2016), and coëditor of the Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture (Routledge, 2016). She is on sabbatical for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Hollywood, Texas: The Movie Myths of Hubbard/Birchler
HOUSTON — The exhibition’s name – Sound Speed Marker – gets at the essence of Austin-based artist-duo Hubbard/Birchler’s work. As moving-image artists, Dubliner Teresa Hubbard and the Swiss Alexander Birchler make self-reflexive film: film about the elements of film.
Bringing Latin American Masters of Kinetic and Light Art Out of Obscurity
HOUSTON — Twentieth-century kinetic and light art has long been the redheaded stepchild of the art world.