Saturday Art: Phoenix by Sebastian Miles

By: Saturday October 26, 2013 7:00 pm

In late September of 2011, I remember camping with some friends. We were celebrating Burning Man, the massive festival in the Nevada desert, at a Central Texas campground since we couldn’t make it to the big event. On the last day, I remember the skies filling up with smoke. Most of us assumed there was a fire nearby.

In reality, the fire was much further away and much larger than we realized. As we traveled back, we heard the real news — and that the fire had cost a camp mate almost all her worldly possessions. The Bastrop County Wildfires of 2011 were the most destructive wildfires in the history of Texas.

Two years after the fires went out, one artist displayed a memorial to them at Art Outside.

 

Saturday Art: Art Outside 2013 Preview

By: Saturday September 14, 2013 6:40 pm

I return to Art Outside from October 18-21. This annual outdoor festival in Texas combines music with visual art and performance of many kinds:

“Every year, artists from all over the world bring their works and their presence to Art Outside. From dancers to painters to new media makers – Art Outside is teeming with creativity of all forms.”

Late Night: Flam Chen (#ArtOutside)

By: Saturday October 27, 2012 8:00 pm

Flam Chen is a ‘new circus’ troupe based out of Tucson, Arizona. They have their origins in Crash Worship, an anarchic performance troupe of the 80s and 90s which was heavily influential.

Saturday Art: Web Of Wishes (#ArtOutside)

By: Saturday October 20, 2012 7:00 pm

One of the interactive art installations at Art Outside this year is Sarah Stollak’s Web Of Wishes. This work is based on yarn and paper and uses the trees on site to create a web of interconnection between participants and the world at large.

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