The Artpace Blog

28
Jul

Lordy Rodriguez: Maps to Abstraction

Summer 2001 Artpace resident Lordy Rodriguez modifies existing maps to create abstract compositions that turn familiar areas into mystical and imaginary places. In this activity, you will create an abstract work of art from topographic maps of cities, national parks, and landmarks. Materials Images of topographic maps (this can be a map of anywhere— San […]

23
Jul

From the Archive: Moved by the Motion – Wu Tsang and Boychild at Artpace

On March 2, 2016, International Artist-in-Residence Wu Tsang performed ‘Moved by the Motion’ with partner boychild. Tsang told Artpace, “My collaborator, boychild and I have been working together for the past 2.5 years. Our relationship began as a film collaboration where I was the director and she was the actor, which evolved into a performance […]

21
Jul

Juana Córdova: Chronicles of Uprooting, Artist Book

During her twenty-year career, Fall 2019 Artpace Resident Juana Córdova has approached topics influenced by the places she has lived. Her work explores the role of the individual in contemporary society and its relationship with nature. Her installations and objects express concern for the environment. Inspired by Juana’s care for nature, in this activity, you […]

15
Jul

San Antonio Current: San Antonio’s Artpace Extends WiFi Coverage to Help Erase the Digital Divide

Although Artpace has closed its doors due to San Antonio’s spike in COVID-19 cases, the nonprofit artist residency program has opened up its parking lot. On Tuesday, Artpace announced on Twitter and Instagram that it extended its WiFi signal across its parking lot, giving the public free access. Anyone wanting to use the network need only park in an assigned Artpace space and […]