IMAGE: David Deming, Mystic Raven, 1983. Painted steel. 264 x 192 x 72 inches. Collection of The Contemporary Austin. Gift of TRST Congress, Inc., 1992.10. Installation view, Pease Park at Shoal Creek Greenbelt, Austin, Texas, 2017. Artwork and image courtesy The Contemporary Austin – Museum Without Walls Program. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.
Join us for the Public Celebration of The Contemporary Austin’s Museum Without Walls installation of artist David Deming’s Mystic Raven at Pease Park!
Come together on World AIDS Day for a program of newly commissioned short artist videos. Curated for Visual AIDS, the program includes videos by Mykki Blanco, Cheryl Dunye and Ellen Spiro, Reina Gossett, Thomas Allen Harris, Kia Labeija, Tiona McClodden, and Brontez Purnell.
Senior Curator Heather Pesanti unpacks topics of humor and absurdity in the history of art, while special guest Hideout Theatre presents a one-night-only original improv comedy performance inspired by Pesanti’s talk and artist John Bock’s exhibition.