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February 2019

PLATFORM / Art & Social Engagement

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, 87505

Please join SFAI Truth & Reconciliation residents Elizabeth Burden, Valentine Cadieux, and Varuni Kanagasundaram for an evening of interactive art and conversation about socially engaged creative practices in a one-night only collaboratory. We seek audience members interested in being active participants in the collaboratory. A collaboratory is a experimental and open research environment characterized by a decentered, interactive space where sharing of resources, ideas, and experiences is encouraged so that a group can work together to generate solutions to complex…

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March 2019

SFAI140 / MARCH 15

March 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, 87505

  SFAI140 is a dynamic 140-second presentation platform highlighting the inspiration and work of 20 artists-in-residence and community leaders. This SFAI signature event is held 3 times a year in March, July, and November, each event welcoming a new group of presenters from diverse disciplines and community organizations. SFAI140 is an opportunity to engage with SFAI artists from our annual residency theme, the 2018/2019 theme is Truth & Reconciliation. The current residents will open their studios, and SFAI artists will…

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April 2019

Boundary Drawing Collaborative Exhibit

April 18 - April 24
Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, 87505

SFAI Greece Fulbright Fellow, Alex Simopoulos presents a week-long participatory installation at SFAI. Boundary Drawing is an ever-evolving installation and a participatory, experimental, mural design studio. This exhibit features works by local multidisciplinary artists Nani Chacon, Joerael Numina, Ehren Kee Natay, Lynnette Haozous, and Alas de Agua Art Collective and invites the public to respond to surfaces of tension, to question monuments, and to imagine new narratives through creative proposals. Visitors may sketch proposals for their own murals or monuments around Santa Fe and throughout the region. These responses will be included in the exhibition…

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May 2019

WILL LIE FOR SCIENCE: A LASER Santa Fe Talk

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, 87505

This Santa Fe LASER talk features Igor Vamos, the culture jamming, activist whose work is described as “The Business Week version of Punk’d.” (Times Out New York). Biocultura teams up with Santa Fe Art Institute to present the first Leonardo Art, Science, Evening Rendezvous (LASER) Talks of 2019 at Santa Fe Art Institute on Friday, May 3. LASER talks are free, and donations are encouraged to support speakers’ travel. “Lies Can Expose the Truth” Do you feel crippled by your…

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CALL/WALKS / Santa Fe Atomic Stories

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, 87505

  Santa Fe Art Institute partners with the City As Living Laboratory (CALL), to engage with six different communities on the first weekend of May nationwide. On May 4, eleven CALL/WALKS will be activated in six cities including Washington D.C., Baltimore, Santa Fe, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, and New York City. The Santa Fe CALL/WALK, Atomic Stories, will be led on May 4 from 1-4pm by Dr. Andrea Polli, UNM College of Fine Arts, Dr. Luis Campos, Author of Radium & the…

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PROCESS / Yukiyo Kawano

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, 87505

Yukiyo Kawano previously had to cancel this event in March, but we are thrilled to announce she has rescheduled for May 16! Process is an intimate monthly gathering that features a presentation by a SFAI Resident and a conversation about their work and process. May's Process will feature Yukiyo Kawano, a third-generation hibakusha (atomic bomb survivor) who grew up decades after the bombing of Hiroshima. Her work is personal, reflecting lasting attitudes toward the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Kawano…

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UNDOING: A WORKSHOP / LORENE BOUBOUSHIAN

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, 87505

On Saturday, May 18, SFAI Truth & Reconciliation Artist Lorene Bouboushian hosts Undoing: A Workshop. What needs to be undone in order to do? Can a quest for liberation, and a path toward resistance, begin with our flesh and blood, and the energies and histories we contain? Can a quest for liberation and a path toward resistance be centered in our guts, our bones? Every single human with the intent to love and learn is welcome. No past movement or…

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PLATFORM / Art & the Antinuclear Movement — Postponed

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, 87505

This event has been postponed — details for a future date are to be announced. SFAI’s May Platform event will feature local and international artists whose creative works offer diverse perspectives on the social, cultural, and environmental impacts of the Nuclear Industry in New Mexico and across the globe. Platform: Art & the Antinuclear Movement is presented in partnership with the UNM Sustainability Studies Program, the Nuclear Issues Study Group, and the Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment. Join us…

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Open Studios / Truth & Reconciliation Residents

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, 87505

SFAI’s May Truth & Reconciliation Residents will be hosting open studios on Friday, May 24. The May residents are multidisciplinary artists and natives of the Yukon, Ontario, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Japan, with some now residing in Vancouver, Portland, Albuquerque, Phoenix, and Philadelphia. Their works range from perceptions around atomic history to issues of colonization and genocide. Take a look at our Current Residents & Fellows page for more information about the Truth & Reconciliation Artists and their work. This…

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June 2019

PROCESS / Gina Palacios

June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, 87505

Process is an intimate monthly gathering that features a presentation by a SFAI Artist and a conversation about their work and process. Gina Gwen Palacios highlights an underrepresented geographic and cultural narrative, specifically the people and land from South Texas. Her artistic practice is based on research and reflection of her Latino family history, personal narrative and America’s current political climate. This interdisciplinary artist investigates multiple levels of representation through imagery and the use of traditional and non-traditional materials. Through her…

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