Arts in Context

2013, TV Show

An exploration of design and art.


Free | PBS Aired: 4/26/2013

Season 2, Episode 2
The University of Texas Visual Arts Center's Artist-in-Residence program creates a bridge between students and professional artists. Arts In Context documents VAC Artist-in-Residence Diana Al-Hadid's collaboration with students, faculty and staff to construct her large-scale sculptural installation 'Suspended After Image.'

Free | PBS Posted: 5/4/2014

In the sequel of 'More Awkward Than Heavy,' Ink Tank Lab's artists focus on collaborating, having fun and letting their imaginations go wild. 'MATH2' is an installation that explores going to art shows as a social event and pokes fun at museum and gallery stereotypes. Ink Tank's artists want the attendees to participate, touch and help create the 'awkward' experience. While some work in academic o

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Groundbreaking experimental dancer Deborah Hay blurs the lines between dancer and viewer. With each dance she choreographs, she is challenging the dance world's expectations and assumptions while creating pieces that still enthrall and entertain. Her latest venture is a collaboration with the Blanton Museum of Art called Perception Unfolds.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Trouble Puppet Theater takes Arts In Context on a journey into the art of puppetry as the company produces one of their unique plays led by creative director and master puppeteer Connor Hopkins. Trouble Puppet Theater, a small arts organization in East Austin, has been able to achieve critical success and growth, while taking their cutting edge puppetry to levels never seen before in Texas.

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Premiered: February 09, 2013, on Syndicated
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