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February 2017

FSP@PPG: Hostile Sounds

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery,
Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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FSP@PPG: Hostile Sounds Thursday, February, 2, 2017 12pm-1pm A light lunch will be served In conjunction with the current Power Plant Gallery exhibit, Soundings: Protest|Politics|Dissent, we'll have a discussion about the subversive, creative, disruptive, unifying power of sound. Panelists include Christopher DeLaurenti, whose work is represented in the exhibition, and local activists and artists Tina Haver Currin, Jess Dilday, and Rodrigo Dorfman. For more information please visit the Forum for Scholars and Publics.

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The Body and Queer Listening with Mendal Polish

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery,
Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Third Friday Durham February, 17, 2017 Program begins at 6pm UPDATE: On February 17, 2017 the Power Plant Gallery will host invited curator Mendal Polish for a one-night event, called “The Body and Queer Listening,” featuring audio works by nine artists. “On this night, we will come together in the dim light to listen with one another. We will convene, yearning to hear queer voices,” Polish explains. “We will continue to create our cultures in resistance to all that is…

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The Bubble

February 23 @ 11:00 am - February 26 @ 6:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery,
Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Bubble Mary Carter Taub February 23 – 26, 2017 Special Programming: Saturday - February 25 5:30-6pm Walking Meditation with Nina Be, Global Breath Studio 6-8pm Artist Reception 8-10pm After Party at Beer Study— 2501 University Dr. in Durham Sunday - February 26 2:30pm Artist Talk **The gallery will hold special Sunday hours during this exhibition. We will be open from 11am-6pm on Sunday, February 26, 2017** The Bubble is a four day pop-up show that explores modern material existence,…

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Meditation & Reception | The Bubble by Mary Carter Taub

February 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery,
Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join artist Mary Carter Taub for a walking meditation with Nina Be of Global Breath Studio at the Power Plant Gallery. The meditation will culminate in an artist reception at the gallery. An afterparty is scheduled at Beer Study in Durham (see below for programming details). Events are part of Taub's work, 'The Bubble', on view at the PPG February 23-26, 2017. 'The Bubble' is a four day pop-up show that explores modern material existence, consumerism, privilege and mindfulness on…

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Artist’s Talk | The Bubble by Mary Carter Taub

February 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery,
Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join artist Mary Carter Taub at the Power Plant Gallery for an artist's talk exploring her work in 'The Bubble.' The talk begins promptly at 2:30pm 'The Bubble' is a four day pop-up show (on view February 23-26, 2017) that explores modern material existence, consumerism, privilege and mindfulness on a personal scale. The site based artwork is comprised of materials the artist collected over a 6-month period from her purchases. The Bubble is a retail trail of consumption detritus: receipts,…

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March 2017

MFA|EDA Thesis Kickoff

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery,
Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Friday, March 3, 2017 Reception: 5-7:30pm Screening: 7:30pm, followed by a Q&A The Class of 2017 thesis exhibitions kick off March 3, 2017 at the Power Plant Gallery. Events, exhibitions, performances, installations, screenings, and more happen at galleries and locations throughout Duke University and Durham. For a full listing of events please visit the MFA|EDA Class of 2017 Thesis website.

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MFA|EDA Thesis Reception & Screening

March 24 @ 5:00 am - 7:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery,
Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Friday, March 24, 2017 Reception: 5-7:30pm Screenings: 7:30pm Celebrate with us as we continue with the Duke University Class of 2017 Thesis Exhibitions with work by Andrea De Francesco and Anthony Dean Shafer. Both exhibits will be on view at the Power Plant Gallery from March 18–March 28, 2017. The reception is March 24, 2017, from 5-7:30pm. The reception will be followed by screenings in the Full Frame Theater. On view: Andrea De Francesco KURDISH STORIES Living as foreigners in…

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April 2017

MFA|EDA Performance with Kate Stephens

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery,
Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Catch the live, story-telling performance of by Kate Stephens, Duke Unversity MFA|EDA Class of 2017. Saturday, April 1, 2017 Gallery opens: 6pm Performance: 7pm Reception: 8pm Kate Stephens FRET NOT My story is about the last weeks of Sue Henry’s life. Sue was a director of an all-girls Christian camp in Mentone, Alabama. When people asked what women wanted out of camp, Sue said, “Freedom from self. That’s what they came for.” Sue was also my godmother. I’ll tell you…

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MFA|EDA Performance with Kate Stephens (encore)

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery,
Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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If you missed opening-night, don't miss the encore performance of 'Fret Not' by Kate Stephens, Duke Unversity MFA|EDA Class of 2017. Sunday, April 2, 2017 Gallery opens: 1pm Performance: 2pm Kate Stephens FRET NOT My story is about the last weeks of Sue Henry’s life. Sue was a director of an all-girls Christian camp in Mentone, Alabama. When people asked what women wanted out of camp, Sue said, “Freedom from self. That’s what they came for.” Sue was also my…

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Third Friday Durham: There’s Content

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery,
Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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There's Content: Five Years of the Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental & Documentary Arts Third Friday Durham Reception: April 21, 2017, 5-8pm On view: April 4–May 6, 2017 Join us for a Third Friday Durham celebration at the Power Plant Gallery with MFA|EDA alumni, and soon to be alumni. There's Content: Five Years of the Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental & Documentary Arts celebrates the fifth anniversary of Duke University's MFA program with a joint exhibition at the…

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