‘The Architect’s Garden’ is an Art Lover’s Wonderland

From September 9 to December 17, 2011, UT’s Visual Arts Center will present Mika Tajima: The Architect’s Garden. For this new work, specially designed for the VAC’s Vaulted Gallery, Tajima will construct sculptures with a framework of scaffolding holding canvas panels printed with a kaleidoscopic collage of images from modernist designs, classic French gardens, Richard Linklater’s indie film Slacker , and film and theater sets. More panels will project images from past performances and images drawn from her conversations with people from the Austin community. These conversations will form the foundation for a series of public programs to take place during the run of the installation.

In other words, this mixed media exhibition is everything the Creative Alliance loves (art, performance, architectures, video, sculpture, painting, et. al.) in one convenient location.

For more information on the exhibit or the public events that will be follow, visit http://utvac.org/exhibitions/mika-tajima-architects-garden

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The Austin Creative Alliance is a nonprofit performing arts service organization working to cultivate an environment where the performing arts can grow and flourish. We serve over 130 arts organizations with marketing, ticketing, audience development services; AEA paymaster, information & referral services — plus access to affordable health, liability, and event insurance. We also provide online professional development seminars, fiscal sponsorship services for emerging arts groups, host annual unified general auditions, annual theatre industry awards, and consistently advocate for the many benefits the arts bring to our quality of life.

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