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Video Arts Night – AURORA

April 1 @ 8:00 pm - April 2 @ 12:00 am

A pop-up video art program presented every Friday night in April throughout downtown Dallas

In celebration of Dallas Arts MonthAURORA and Downtown Dallas, Inc. are preparing a month-long program of projections at parks and outdoor surfaces in Downtown Dallas. The five events are taking place each Friday evening in April 2022, from sunset (8 pm) to midnight, at West End SquarePegasus Plaza (supported by Joule Hotel), and the Dallas Arts District.

A diverse team of emerging and established curators is bringing their vision to public spaces across the city. The inaugural program on the night of April 1st is curated by the UNT New Media Cooperative. For the following three⁠—on April 8th, 15th, and 22nd⁠—we’ve invited Bart Weiss, an esteemed Dallas curator, educator, festival director, and multi-talent in the fields of film and video art. Andrew F. Scott,  multimedia artist and professor at The University of Texas at Dallas⁠, is preparing the program for the closing night on April 29th.

From 6 to 10 pm, in parallel with the curated program, visitors will be able to enjoy outdoor artisanal markets hosted by Downtown Dallas, Inc.

Program curated by UNT New Media Cooperative:

Friday Apr 01, 2022; 8pm-12am
West End Square

607 Corbin St,
Dallas, TX 75202

Featured Artists: Amber BishopDiana GonzalezConnor MizellDiana RojasConner Simmons

Live Music by: Kamica King

Program curated by Bart Weiss:

 

Friday Apr 08, 2022; 8pm-12am
West End Square

607 Corbin St,
Dallas, TX 75202

Featured Artists:  Michael Morris, The Art GuysJoo Yong Choi

Live Music by: Len Barnett “Percussion Things”

Friday Apr 15, 2022; 8pm-12am
Pegasus Plaza

1500 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201

Featured Artists: Cindy Thomas, Christian Vasquez

Live Music by: Robert Holbert Group

Friday Apr 22, 2022; 8pm-12am
Pegasus Plaza
1500 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201

Featured Artists: Camel CollectiveSky HopinkaJeff Gibbons

Live Music by: Izk Davis (Live artist) & Bandan Koro Experience

Program curated by  Andrew F. Scott:

Friday Apr 29, 2022; 8pm-12am
Dallas Arts District
Featured Artists: 
xtine burroughSV RandallLaura NealRoxanne Minnish, Omar Davila, Moss MurphyMandi WarholLiz TrosperLaura Hyunjhee KimEric FarrarDean TerryAndrew F. Scott

Video Art Nights
is supported by:

Downtown Dallas Inc., PNC Bank, Sapphire FoundationVisit DallasLightware Labs, and Pegasus City Brewery.

Curators

The New Media Cooperative is an interdisciplinary organization based at the University of North Texas. With a primary focus on technology-based visual art and performance, they create opportunities for community building, cross-disciplinary collaboration, workshops, exhibitions, and interactions with professional artists and educators.

Bart Weiss  is an award-winning independent film and video producer, director, editor, and educator. He is currently President of the Board of Directors of the Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers, serves on the Board of Directors of the University Film and Video Association, is a past Vice President of the Texas Association of Film and Tape Professionals, founder and past president of the West Virginia Filmmakers’ Guild, and co-founder of VideoFest and the Video Association of Dallas.

Details

Start:
April 1 @ 8:00 pm
End:
April 2 @ 12:00 am
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Website:
https://dallasaurora.com/Video-Art-Nights

Organizer

AURORA
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Venue

West End Square
607 Corbin St,
Dallas, TX 75202
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