Works Progress Austin: Casta by Adrienne Dawes

Presented by Salvage Vanguard Theater at CRASHBOX, Austin TX

Dec 22 2019
Works Progress Austin: Casta by Adrienne Dawes

Casta is an intimate multi-lingual performance featuring music, puppetry, and dance.

Casta is inspired by a series of casta paintings by Miguel Cabrera. Casta paintings were a unique form of portraiture that grew in popularity over the 18th century in Nueva España/colonial Mexico. The paintings depicted different racial mixtures arranged according to a hierarchy defined by Spanish elites. When a lowly apprentice is commissioned to paint a casta series for a wealthy patron, he tries to conform his work to a set hierarchy. The images revolt, illuminating a complex portrait of

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ADMISSION INFO

TICKETS: $5, reservations available online at salvagevanguard.org/tickets and at the door the night of the performance.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Dec 22, 2019 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

CRASHBOX

5305 Bolm Rd #12, Austin, TX 78721

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PARKING INFO

Parking lot with accessible space available. Street parking available.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

The building is ADA compliant with accessible walkways and bathrooms.

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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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