John Cage once said, “Wherever we are, what we hear is mostly noise. When we ignore it, it disturbs us. When we listen to it, we find it fascinating.” Fascination with noise is at the heart of Flinching Eye Collective, a Denver-based performance group that embraces, attacks and […]
New performance venues in Salt Lake, including the Dunce School for the Arts’ 12 Minutes Max series, premiering Sunday, May 20.
If you’ve read this month’s edition of 15 Bytes, you know Local Colors of Utah is now in Sugarhouse. A detail you might have missed in the article is that Sugarhouse now has its own Art Walk, a welcome event since there are far too many art openings […]
Ruth Lubbers, Nancy Boskoff and Stephanie Harpst to speak at Culture Bytes and Dr. Vern G. Swanson to retire from the Springville Museum of Art.
This weekend is Clay Arts, Utah’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser to feed the homeless. Here’s how it works: Local artists make handcrafted bowls and donate them to the cause. Patrons (that’s you) purchase a bowl for $15. The bowl is filled with soup and a side of bread. […]
Local artist Jorge Rojas brings his Networked Performance Festival to Salt Lake this weekend with Low Lives 4. The two-day festival features live performance-based artworks from around the world that are transmitted over the web and projected in real-time to international venues. The festival was founded in 2009, […]
Ten years ago Poor Yorick Studios held its first Open Studio Event at its downtown Salt Lake location (we introduced our readers to the studios, and its founder Brad Slaugh, in our October 2002 edition of 15 Bytes). In 2006 the Salt Lake location closed and Slaugh moved […]
Tonight Renewal opens at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City. In the exhibit “nine artists breathe life into discarded or forgotten objects in this visually striking collection of three dimensional arts.” Curator Jason Lanegan has also asked nine local writers to respond to the works. […]
Art, Music and Charity. It’s hard to beat that combination. This weekend Weird Chief Pictures presents the 3rd annual Submerged in Art, a gathering of Art & Music designed to benefit Salt Lake’s The Road Home homeless shelter. On February 24th and 25th above the Tap Room in […]
Andrea Bowers, the Marva and John Warnock Visiting Artist in Residency, will be giving a free, public lecture tonight (Wednesday, January 25) at 7:00 p.m. in the Dumke Auditorium at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA). Bowers combines her passions for art and activism through a variety […]
The Leonardo is open today, celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day with their civil rights exhibit This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement.
In Fahimeh Amiri’s “Reaching for Liberty,” Darius the Great, ruler of the Achaemenid Empire, is seated on his throne in Persepolis, the center of Persian power. He is represented in monumental scale, in the abstracted two-dimensional side view profile of much of the art of the ancient Near […]
Three years ago, Art Access hosted the what I thought I saw exhibit, which featured ten pairs of photographic and written portraits of individuals with intriguing, though not readily apparent, stories. It was the beginning of a book project designed to challenge “the way we look at things […]
PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. It has turned into a massive celebration, with events happening in hundreds of cities around the world, inspiring creatives worldwide.
Tonight in Park City the Park City Gallery Association hosts Fashion Stroll, an evening devoted to merging fine art and fashion. Organized by Farasha Boutique, participating galleries will host up-and-coming designers from 6 to 9 pm. The event, featuring drinks and light bites, is free. There’s an after-party […]
Two events this weekend, Poor Yorick Studios & Spectrum Studios Fall Equinox Open Studios and controversy at the Escalante Arts Festival.
The new Urban Gallery at Neighborhood House goes up this weekend, Friday September 23, and Saturday, September 24. Since 2008 the 337 Project has been transforming the garage doors at Salt Lake’s Neighborhood House into an Urban Gallery, featuring work by Utah’s street and fine artists. In previous […]