After years of exhibiting work in a Bolm Road warehouse that it had renovated to provide affordable studio space for artists, the nonprofit art collaborative known as Big Medium – best known for helping promote contemporary art across the city and state through the annual East and West Austin Studio Tours and the juried Texas Biennial – was invited to consult on a nearby development called Canopy, a three-building complex of artists' studios, galleries, offices, and other creative outlets. In Building 2, the creative powerhouse claimed one of the high-ceilinged spaces for itself as a sister space to Big Medium at Bolm, and it's a good spot to catch work by some of the rising stars on the local art scene.
presents a new collaboration between Hillerbrand+Magsamen
, Kirk Lynn
, and Peter Stopschinski
. "Rooted in our society’s ever-growing desire to exercise control over our lives through various devices, 147 Devices for Integrated Principles
is informed by the artists’ experiences during Hurricane Harvey." The result: A sensational new work of installation
that features photography, video, sculpture, and an interactive closing Zoom event. Entry by appointment only. Through Feb. 27.
This series from Big Medium
features leaders in the creative community sharing their personal and professional experiences to inspire others pursuing careers in art. Michael Anthony García
is a multidisciplinary artist & independent curator, and a founding member of Los Outsiders
curatorial collective. Bug Davidson
is a motion-image artist and film/theater director interested in communicating through visual language intersections of media & representation, social corporeal choreography, akousmata and action, and the enchantment of cinematic gesture. Thu., March 4, 11am. Free.