Art Notes: Openings and Events at the Knoxville Museum of Art

At the Knoxville Museum of Art—

Opening May 8 and running through August 2— Evan Roth: Intellectual Property Donor

Just what is a “hacktavist” artist? Find out at this one-person show of Evan Roth—a presentation of interactive installations, custom software, prints, sculpture, and websites—in other words, uses of technology in current urban environments. “Blurring the line between artist and hacker, the exhibition challenges gallery visitors to consider how everyday life intersects with virtual reality and how viral media can become high art.”

Evan Roth Propulsion Painting: Ball Mixed media, 2012

Evan Roth
Propulsion Painting: Ball
Mixed media, 2012

From Roth’s official bio:
Evan Roth is an American artist based in Paris whose practice visualizes and archives culture through unintended uses of technologies. Creating prints, sculptures, videos and websites, his work explores the relationship between misuse and empowerment and the effect that philosophies from hacker communities can have when applied to digital and non-digital systems.

 

 

 

 


The KMA announces a series of one-day hands-on workshops for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders from June 1-5, 2015.

Ages 3-4, Monday, June 1, 9am-12noon
Ages 5-6, Tuesday, June 2, 9am-12noon
Ages 7-9, Wednesday, June 3, 9am-12noon
Ages 10-12, Thursday, June 4, 9am-12noon
Ages 13-18, Friday, June 5, 9am-12noon
Adults 18+, Monday, June 1, 1-4pm

Each day of the week is dedicated to a specific age group. Classes are limited to 10 students each, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  All classes will be held at the Knoxville Museum of Art. Each student needs to be accompanied by a caregiver.

Students will interact with works of art in the galleries, and explore different art processes while creating their own works of art. Age-appropriate classes will explore new art adventures as students and caregivers partake in various art-making activities, sensory experiences, and the students’ own personal interests.

To sign up for a workshop, or to receive additional information, please go to http://www.knoxart.org or contact the museum education department at education@knoxart.org.

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