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Intrusions of Grace
Friday, July 21, 2017
Intrusions of Grace

October 2nd - 27thOpening on October 20th from 6pm - 9pm Flannery O’Connor was aware of the connection between fiction and visual art; she argued that writers sometimes painted because it made them notice things.  Both the writer and the visual artist should be concerned with showing the reader or viewer something important, what Joseph Conrad called “that glimpse of truth for which you had forgotten to ask.” Flannery O’Connor’s fiction deals with mystery that can be felt but maybe not understood; intrusions of grace always occur but are not always seen by the modern intellect. The works in this exhibit also hint at the mystery of the unknown and the ...

Report: Curse of Play
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Intrusions of Grace

Playpublik 2014  These pictures are from Playpublik, an urban games festival in Krakow, Poland in 2014. It was the first time I performed games as an official part of an event, right after I moved to Berlin in 2014. Playpublik was organized by Invisible Playground, a collective of game designers based in Berlin that was one of the early groundbreakers & trendsetters for making physical games / urban games a “thing” that could get official recognition, get grants to pay for projects, and be considered something like art.The idea for the performance was that I had been cursed to play non-stop, and I needed participants' help to lift the curse so I could finally go ...

Comanche: Hero Complexities
Monday, July 17, 2017
Intrusions of Grace

September 1-20, 2017Grand Opening is September 1st from 6:00-9:00 PMFree Admission Comanche: Hero Complexities, is a multidisciplinary live performance work and community engagement workshop created by Duane Cyrus and Theatre of Movement. It is inspired by the heroic acts of Charles W. David Jr., a Caribbean-American United States Coast Guardsman who lost his life helping to save nearly 100 drowning servicemen in the icy waters off Greenland during World War II. It investigates the possible confluence of questions surrounding themes of rescue, self-sacrifice, and heroism when black male bodies are positioned in hegemonic spaces. What does it mean to be problem and savior at the ...

Recipe: Cooking Machine
Monday, July 17, 2017
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This Wall Talks
Sunday, July 09, 2017
Intrusions of Grace

A Community Art Project with Jaclyn Bowie in Collaboration with Local Poets&Love Letters/Poems to the City in UNCG Art TruckRESCHEDULED FOR July 7th, 7:30pm - 10pm This Wall TalksThe public is invited to share, listen, and engage in a hands-on, low tech, high energy multimedia performance taking place on the lawn and exterior wall of GPS. Together, using the wall, overhead projectors, fragmented text, and paper silhouettes, we will ignite visual conversation. Topics include, but are not limited to, resistance and persistence when facing oppression. Poems and short stories will be read and their words will literally be placed in the hands of the community, to be ...