Archive for May 2013

Nerve | Path video installation opens June 7

Nerve | Path : Deconstructing Juncture

Video installation artists Shaun Benak and Sieglinde Van Damme employ large scale projection to investigate the visualization of thought, emotion, and voice. Both artists use line as a tool to visually map, recount, and unravel stories of past experience and internal forces.

opening reception: First Friday June 7, 7 to 10pm
on view through June 29


during this exhibition:

Words Drawing Music
Thursday, June 13, 7 to 9pm
A free evening of open creative participation, with sidewalk painting, drumming with john kurtyka, and your talents too. admission free.

Well-RED poetry reading
Wednesday, June 19, 7pm, doors open 6:30
with poets: Renee Schell, Ken Weisner, Kevin Shlosberg, and, Jasper Haze
presented in collaboration with Poetry Center San José
$2 donation, no one turned away

poets this week!: Kevin Coval Monday, Henry Leung Wednesday

Kevin Coval, Chicago slam poet
Monday, May 13, 7pm


presented in collaboration with Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley
doors open 6:30pm, $5 donation, no one turned away for lack of funds

Kevin Coval, nationally acclaimed slam poet from Chicago, has toured extensively and appeared on national TV, including HBO’s Def Poetry Jam. Author of American Library Association Book-of-the-Year finalist Slingshots: A Hip-Hop Poetica. His latest book, Schtick, is a tale of Jewish assimilation and its discontents: a sweeping exposition on Jewish American culture in all its bawdy, contradictory, inventive glory.

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Well-RED with feature Henry Leung
Wednesday, May 15, 7pm


presented in collaboration with Poetry Center San José
doors open 6:30pm, $2 donation, no one turned away for lack of funds

Henry Leung will read from his new book Paradise Hunger. Open mic follows.

Up during these events and on view through May 25:
Pencils to Pixels: Art and Science for the Screen
Amazing experimental animation projects from 70 emerging artists from SJSU.