Texas Tech University

2018 Texas Sculpture Symposium

SCHEDULE: February 9 & 10, 2018

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9th

  • Noon – 5:00 PM: Registration; CASP 5&J Gallery
  • Install 12 x 12 x 12 attendee works in Gallery 
  • 5:00 – 7:00 PM: Free time
  • 7:00 – 9:00 PM: Welcome & Wafaa Bilal Keynote Address; LHUCA Firehouse Theatre
  • Wafaa Bilal - Iraqi American artist, and currently an associate professor at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Bilal is known internationally for his on-line performative and interactive works provoking dialogue about international politics and internal dynamics.
  • 9:00 – 10:30 PM: Welcome Reception; CASP 5&J Gallery, downtown Lubbock

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10th

  • 8:30 – 9:00 AM: coffee & donuts; COMC Meeting Room, TTU Campus
  • 9:00 – 10:00 AM: Postcommodity Keynote Address; COMC Meeting Room, TTU Campus
  • Postcommodity - Cristóbal Martínez and Kade L. Twist, of the interdisciplinary arts collective, will be in attendance. Postcommodity's art functions as a shared Indigenous lens and voice to engage the assaultive manifestations of the global market and its supporting institutions, public perceptions, beliefs, and individual actions that comprise the ever-expanding, multinational, multiracial and multiethnic colonizing force that is defining the 21st Century through ever increasing velocities and complex forms of violence.
  • 10:00 – 10:15 AM: Break
  • 10:15 – 11:30 AM: Panel Discussion; COMC Meeting Room, TTU Campus
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Reception for Wonder Women – Formed in the Spirit of Truth; Landmark Gallery, Art Building, TTU Campus
  • 12:30 – 1:30 PM: Sculpture Network of Texas Stakeholder Meeting (lunch provided);  Art 102, TTU Campus
  • 12:30 – 1:30 PM: University Public Art Collection Tour (optional by reservation); TTU Campus)
  • 1:30 – 5:30 PM; Politically Engaged Readings (research, poetry, literature); Art B-01, TTU Campus)
  • 1:30 – 5:30 PM: Aluminum Pour; 3D Annex Foundry, TTU Campus
  • 1:30 – 5:30 PM; Slide Slam (sign up during Friday registration); 3D Annex Alt Space, TTU Campus
  • 5:30 – 7:30 PM: Break
  • 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM: Closing Party/Dinner; CASP 5&J Gallery, downtown Lubbock)
  • 11:00 PM: de-install 12x12x12 artworks

EXHIBITION VENUES

  • School of Art Satellite Gallery: Sculpture Area MFA/BFA Show
  • CASP 5&J Gallery: 12x12x12 TxSS Attendee Exhibition
  • Landmark Gallery: Wonder Women – Formed in the Spirit of Truth
  • Studio Gallery: 6x6x6 Aluminum Cube Exhibition
  • Texas Tech University Public Art Collection