Design Makes a Difference: "Art of The Lived Experiment" and "Icebreaker" at KCAD's Fed Gallery

by (ElenaGlynis)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under OPINION

The author's previous review of "Art of the Lived Experiment" at the UICA can be found here.  A friend of mine pointed out that there's a difference between an art exhibit's curation and its design: Curation is...

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Accessibility Theater: "Art of the Lived Experiment" at UICA

by (ElenaGlynis)

Submitted 04-17-2015 under OPINION

When I heard about "Art of the Lived Experiment", the feature exhibit of the DisArt festival, I was curious as to how the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) would adapt the exhibit- originally shown at Liverpool's DaDa...

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UICA shows us how to take art collecting to the next level

by (RickBeerhorst)

Submitted 04-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The current show at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) with the poetic title of "Power Objects: The Future Has a Primitive Heart" provides us with a wonderful example of what it means to build an art collection with a singular vision....

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DisArt Festival @The Fed

by (Fed Galleries @KCAD)

Submitted 04-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Here at the Fed Galleries we are excited about all the events and activities scheduled over the next two weeks for DisArt Festival 2015. As an educational institution we strive to support artists and artwork that create new experiences that...

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Art of the Lived Experiment exhibition opens April 10

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under NEWS

As a part of DisArt, the Urban Institue of Contemporary Arts (UICA) is organizing an exhibit called "Art of the Lived Experiment." Originally a part of DadaFest in Liverpool, England and curated by ...

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New app debuts for DisArt Festival

by (UICA)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under NEWS

"Access UICA" is about inclusivity. The decision to create a Urban Institure of Contemporary Arts app for DisArt’s centerpiece show, "Art of the Lived Experiment", was born out of research centered around the notion of...

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Exit Space Project looking for support for local art through crowd funding

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 03-16-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) is looking to raise $10,000 by this Saturday, March 21 to support their Exit Space Project. To do so they are asking for the support of the community in this crowd funding effort. The crowd funding...

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First Fridays to return to Division corridor

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 02-03-2015 under NEWS

Avenue for the Arts will host its first First Friday event of the season on Friday, February 6. Pop-up galleries and art venues will be open along Division Ave. between Fulton St. and Wealthy St. from 6-10 p.m. Not only is this the first of the...

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Catalyst Radio: Chiaroscuro International Film Series begins Sunday

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-09-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about an upcoming international film series beginning this Sunday, called Chiaroscuro. This year’s...

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Hideous delight of paint steals show in "Buying Friends" at UICA

by (kevinbuist)

Submitted 01-07-2015 under OPINION

There’s a collection of funny, grotesque, brilliant work on view at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) right now. Buying Friends: The Kortman Collection is on view through February 15. There’s also a collector’s talk...

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