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CentralTrak Resident…
Posted 2 weeks ago

Yesterday I took a trip down to Houston to see the Art Fair. There was some good and some bad, but overall it was a shotgun array of art like you would expect. I had a method planned out to research the artists I was interested in. I had a handful of favorites that I took snapshots of, along with the title card in order to look up later. On pieces that I really enjoyed but wouldn’t consider my favorite, I would take the gallery’s card to check out the work online later. To my dismay I realized I should…

A Conversation With …
Posted 1 month ago

In conversation with CentralTrak’s director, Heyd Fontenot, Blay explains his practice and his influences in his own words:

Q:  You spoke of watching Sci-Fi films and being having your aesthetic influenced by this genre'.

Yes. There’s a certain optimism in science fiction that I connect with. Even in tales of dystopia. At some level the world is a better place, for some. My particular interest is the post war/cold war era. (Alphaville, Dr. Strangelove, and of course Star Trek, The Man Who Fell to Earth, and the list goes on). I like the problem solving that set designers attempted back then. Knobs…

Demitasse: “Blue Med…
Posted 5 months ago

 

Demitasse, a two piece acoustic group, will be at CentralTrak for a one-night performance of their debut album “Blue Medicine" this Friday the 25th at 7:00! Check out some of their great music and come out Friday to hear the whole album!

https://www.facebook.com/demitasseband/app_2405167945

 

Tête-à-Tête: “VODOU:…
Posted 6 months ago

On Thursday, March 20th CentralTrak artist-in-residence Jeff Gibbon's will introduce a conversation between Bruce Lee Webb and Kimberly Alexander, two creatives who have a common interest in the practice of Vodou. The spiritual practice of Vodou and the art practice can both imbue objects with great power and meaning. Special guest Bruce Webb has studied occult practices and their relationship to fraternal orders’ ritual, performance and visual art. He has co-authored a book on the subject to be released by University of Texas Press in 2015. The conversation will be followed by a short question and answer session.

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Jeff Gibbons…

February “Tête-à-Têt…
Posted 7 months ago

“Tête-à-Tête”

Jeff Gibbons & Stephen Lapthisophon

Date: Thursday February 20, 7PM

 

“Tête-à-Tête”

Jeff Gibbons & Justin Ginsberg

Date: Thursday February 27, 7PM

 

In conjunction with the current exhibition Let the Drip From the Ceiling Become an 8 Foot Hole in the Roof CentralTrak will host several Tête-à-Tête interviews to be led by artist Jeff Gibbons. The first discussion will take place on Thursday February 20 featuring Stephen Lapthisophon, multimedia artist, writer, and professor at the University of Texas of Arlington. An additional interview will be held the preceding week, Thursday February 27, with Justin Ginsberg, Gibbons collaborator and co-creator of the artist collective Apophenia Underground. Ginsberg is…