Captivating Not Captive / New Monuments for New Cities

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Presented by Denise Prince and Women and Their Work at Specht Architects, Austin TX

Apr 01 - 30
Captivating Not Captive / New Monuments for New Cities

Large-scale public art installation and performance in conjunction with New Monuments for New Cities

New Monuments for New Cities, is a collaboration between industrial reuse projects in North America that includes Austin’s Waller Creek Conservancy. 25 artists were invited to respond to the following prompt: “Imagine a monument for today, for your city, for your country, for your community. As monuments to a deeply embedded, singular, and imbalanced history of the Western world are torn down every day, what will go up in their stead on these empty pedestals and plinths, or in the open sky

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April 27th live performance and reception from 4:00pm to 6:00 pm

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Specht Architects

5306 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin, TX 78751

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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