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Weekly Initiative News 10/22/12

This week view the Creative Time Summit online, visit Bernadette Corporation’s first retrospective at Artists Space, Living Arts Tulsa holds a mural competition for The Day of the Dead, Locust Projects’ will have their Tenth Annual Smash and Grab Fundraiser, and Ballroom Marfa continues their partnership Vidas Perfectas: A new version of Robert Ashley’s opera Perfect Lives.


The Creative Time Summit 2012 is now online:


See Bernadette Corporation’s first retrospective 2000 Wasted Years at Artists Space up until December 16th:


Living Arts Tulsa holds a mural competition for Dia de los Muertes:


Locust Projects’ Tenth Annual Smash and Grab Fundraiser:


Ballroom Marfa partners to bring Vidas Perfectas: A new version of Robert Ashley’s opera Perfect Lives to a wider audience:


Image courtesy of Creative Time

Weekly Initiative News 7/23/12

A marathon reading event at Printed Matter, Powerpoint art at Artist’s Space and a musical at Out North – some great events for the summer… – Rhizome – Artist’s Space – Ballroom Marfa – Out North – Printed Matter – Headlands Center for the Arts – Maryland Art Place – Machine Project


Image courtesy of Marshall Weber (who will be performing a 48-hour-long marathon reading of appropriative texts at Printed Matter)

Weekly Initiative News 5/29/12

Take part in some creative paper-folding, check out experimental music by dogs or just ogle the spectacular Ballroom Marfa drive-in proposal (picture above!) – Art in General – Ballroom Marfa – Ballroom Marfa – DiverseWorks and – Lawndale Art Center – Southern Exposure/Machine Project – Artist’s Space


Image: Rendering of Ballroom Marfa drive-in, courtesy of MOS architects.

Weekly Initiative News 5/21/12

This week, a varied selection including fishing movies, puppetry workshops and artist-run centers in Canada…something for everyone! – Aurora Picture Show – Legion Arts – Living Arts Tulsa – Space Gallery – Smack Mellon – Triple Canopy – Ballroom Marfa – DiverseWorks, Aurora Picture Show, Project Row Houses – Lawndale Art Center – Threewalls


Image of Stephan Koplowitz: TaskForce – Natural Acts in Artificial Water, courtesy of Lynn Lane Photography

Weekly Initiative News 4/16/12

This week in Initiative organization news. – Machine Project – Brooklyn Rail – San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art – Ballroom Marfa – Aurora Picture Show – Intersection for the Arts – Salina Arts Center – Threewalls


Image: Sneak peek at the Miami Rail, via the Brooklyn Rail.

Weekly Initiative News 3/25/12



Starting a trial project here on the blog. Each week we’ll round up some links from Initiative organizations around the country. These may be program updates, news coverage, or even the occasional Kickstarter project. We’ll keep it simple -just some links and the org they refer to. – Southern Exposure – Momenta – Ballroom Marfa – Machine Project – Machine Project – Rhizome – Lawndale – Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

And don’t forget that we’ve launched the new travel grants as well. See previous blog post for information on applying.


Image: Ballroom Marfa.