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Truth In Memory – Photographs by Lauren Whitacre

Melt showcases artists working in the realm of the in-between. The in-between relies on objects and sensations to unpack our understanding of home. Located somewhere between documentary and fiction, Lauren Whitacre’s images hint at the relationship between generations of women. Specifically, Whitacre explores her own relationship with her mother by means of constructed joint memories.

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A conversation with yellow: on the work of b becvar

My conversations with b and their work have been about vulnerability and the construction of self. For us research is an essential reference point. We pulled books from the shelf in my living room, flipping through marginalia and reference points, discussing the different stacks, their lead topics, the process of organization, and the conversations between them.

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Before an Immense Sky

Before and Immense Sky is a deeply personal experimental film about marriage, sight, sound, and the boundless distance between people. There will be an audio description of the film made and distributed to blind and visually impaired audience members, while sighted audience members will experience the film without sound.

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Charlotte Street Foundation opens call for 2019-2020 Studio Residency Program

Call closes on Monday, May 27 at 11:59 PM (Mountain Time). Apply HERE. KANSAS CITY, Mo, April 30, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation is now accepting applications for its Studio Residency Program that runs from September 2019 through September 2020. App…

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Charlotte Street Foundation and Spencer Museum of Art reveal the 2019-20 Rocket Grants award recipients

KANSAS CITY, Mo, April 30, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation and the Spencer Museum of Art are proud to announce this year’s recipients for the 2019-20 Rocket Grants awards. Funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Rocket Grants pr…

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Charlotte Street Foundation opens NEW NEW NEW on First Friday, May 3 in la Esquina Gallery

KANSAS CITY, Mo, April 29, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to present NEW NEW NEW, a special week-long exhibition, in la Esquina Gallery from Friday, May 3 through Friday, May 10, 2019. NEW NEW NEW is an exploratory, project-based initiati…

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Estamos Sin Fronteras: Mary Kuvet in Bricolaje

Mary Kuvet’s indigo resist dyed work is a consideration of both personal and cultural identity, an attempt to locate a mixed Mexican-American identity. The series Hybrid Flags begins as an approximation of a Mexican flag, two dark vertical stripes with a white stripe and eagle and snake in the center.

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Beyond the Whiteness of Spaces: Finding Phenomenology, Race, and Queerness in Bricolaje

The artists featured in the group exhibition Bricolaje redirect us from whiteness. Curated by C.J. Charbonneau and Narciso Argüelles, each object has a story, shaped by an experience not here–quite literally, by experiences not white. The show addresses the ongoing immigration crisis and the narratives that dictate what we see and know, giving us a new point to consider.

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Flipping the Lid

Kansas City may be synonymous with jazz, but when it comes to those more eccentric compositions — the intricate and the avant-garde — a lot of music falls through the cracks. Fortunately the Spine Showcase, held every third Thursday at the Capsule event space on 1664 Broadway Blvd., is picking up the slack.

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Expanding Horizons: Fuko Ito

One look into the world of Fuko Ito’s art will provide an ethereal and colorful thrill, but look longer and look closer. While Fuko’s art may feel unfamiliar at first, it warms up, becoming comforting and close. Her Plushscapes, filled with Fumblys and…

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