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CentralTrak Presents Co- Re-Creating Spaces

CentralTrak presents Co- Re-Creating

CentralTrak presents Co- Re-Creating

Co- Re-Creating Spaces
November 11, 2012 through January 5, 2013

Co- Re-Creating Spaces surveys how artists are questioning and subverting existing contexts or spaces and contributing to their re-imagining and re-creation. The exhibition recognizes that “reality” itself can be both art medium and art object, and speculates how developments in the virtual and the actual might affect one another.

The exhibition will include works by Morehshin Allahyari; Nadav Assor; Amy Balkin; Aram Bartholl; Zanny Begg & Oliver Ressler; Linda Bilda; Irina Botea; Martha Colburn; eteam; Cao Fei; Yevgeniy Fiks, Olga Kopenkina, & Alexandra Lerman; the Institute for Wishful Thinking; Cassandra Emswiler, Kristen Cochran, & Greg Metz; Martha Rosler; Dread Scott; the Yes Men/Steve Lambert; and Karen Weiner, with Celia & Frank Eberle. Curated by Carolyn Sortor & Michael A. Morris.

All events are at CentralTrak:

Opening reception is Saturday ,November 17, 2012.

In addition to the other works, there will be 3 live, media-based, participatory projects:

5 – 9 p.m. at 30-min. intervals: 100 meters behind the future
By eteam, with assistance from some 13+ collaborators.
Ca. 30 min. Only 2 people can experience it at a time. Walk-ins welcome, but reservation is recommended (go here).
This project will also take place on Sunday, November 18 and Saturday, November 24, from 2 to 6 p.m.
You’ll be greeted by charming guides. You’ll participate in an experience blending art and reality.

8 p.m.: The Ministry of Cultural Enlightenment and Propaganda: Censorship Instructions
By Morehshin Allahyari
30 min. or less
A remote, participatory, interactive performance.

9 p.m.: Stripping, Dallas – or, I Wanna Be Your Drone
By Nadav Assor, with sound by Jon Jackson, and special guests.
Ca. 30 min.
A participatory performance, telecommuting the city via bicycle, co-creating a panoramic video map with a live commentary track.

Thur., November 6, 7 p.m.: Seated Screening

Total running time 1 hour
Strike Anywhere (2009), by Benj Gerdes & Jennifer Hayashida
Ici Rien (Here Nothing) (2011), by Daphne Heretakis

Thur., November 13, at 7 p.m.: Art Talk

Ca. an hour.
With artists Morehshin Allahyari, Kristen Cochran, Cassandra Emswiler, Greg Metz, Karen Weiner, and Michael Corris, together with curators Carolyn Sortor and Mike Morris.

More info at CentralTrak or the Co- Re-Creating Spaces blog or facebook page.

CentralTrak is at 800 Exposition Ave., Dallas, Texas.

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