The binational group Cognate Collective fosters cultural exchange between border communities in Mexico and the U.S. And it’s coming to the ASU Art Museum Project Space, 821 North Third Street.
The collective comprises Tijuana- and Los Angeles-based artists and researchers Misael Diaz and Amy Sanchez, who explore the influence of economics, militarization, and other factors in the lives of migrant communities on both sides of the border.
The duo will host a talk from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7. Presented by ASU Art Museum, ASU Performance in the Borderlands, and CALA Alliance, it’s a chance to learn more about ways popular and informal cultural and economic exchanges can shift borderland perceptions and realities. Visit the CALA Alliance website. Lynn Trimble
The human race is out of time. That’s the premise of a new exhibition called “Out of Time” at Harry Wood Gallery, located inside the ASU School of Art building, 900 South Forest Mall. The free art show includes print pieces, as well as interactive, video, and sound installations — created by international, national, and Arizona artists.
The exhibition is part of a conference being presented at ASU by the Society
Check it out between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8. Visit the ASU Event page. Lynn Trimble
Some creatives manage to master both storytelling and visual art. Eric Gansworth is among them, and he’ll be sharing his unique mix of storytelling and high-contrast art during a talk at the Heard Museum, 2301 North Central Avenue.
During his presentation, titled “Indigenous Binaries: Cultural Survival in Contrast,” Gansworth will explore the complexities of contemporary indigenous experience. It’s a chance to ponder the tensions between Native traditions and pop culture, between America’s past and present, and between the written word and painted
The space between touching and not touching is virtually microscopic, but it makes all the difference. Say you have a friend whose hand you happen to
Touch(ed) is a program of multimedia dance theater that brings together faculty, students, and guest artists of ASU West’s School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies to tell a tactile story from multiple perspectives. The brief production touches (
Performances commence at 6 and 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, in the University Center Building at 4701 West Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Admission is free. Visit the ASU events page. Julie Peterson
Cupcake! Kiss Kiss Fang Fang
Halloween’s over, but that doesn’t mean vampires have been laid to rest.
The long-running fetish party Cupcake! is throwing another dance night. And this time, it’s vampire-themed. On Friday, November 10, Kiss Kiss Fang Fang will feature resident bloodsuckers Self.Destrukt, Betty Blackheart, and Beautiful John will spin danceable electro and industrial beats all night long.
Sport your best vampy attire for the bash, which starts at 9 p.m. at Rogue Bar, 423 North Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. Visit the Facebook event page. Lindsay Roberts