The map is a device of multiple powers. What happens when this device is purposely redirected by artists?
You Are Here is a symposium featuring leading contemporary artists and researchers exploring the interplay between art and geography, activism and cultural studies. Can investigations of mapping, tracking and tactical media yield new forms of tourism, overwrite official boundaries with local ecologies, expose governmental secrets, and generate new ways of experiencing and understanding our physical environment?
Offered by the University of Houston Mitchell Center for the Arts in collaboration with Aurora Picture Show. Curated by Bree Edwards.
LOCATION: Aurora Picture Show
800 Aurora Street
Houston, TX USA
$6 on Friday, Nov 30; Free admission on Saturday, Dec 1
Friday, Nov 30 9:00 pm
Matt McCormick - Kick off performance by this award winning filmmaker and musician!
Saturday, Dec 1 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Nato Thompson, Curator, Creative Time - "Experimental Geography"
Institute for Applied Autonomy, artist collective - "Terminal Air"
Matthew Coolidge, Founder/Director of the Center for Land Use Interpretation - "Points of Disinterest in the Gulf Coast Region