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Travels with William Fox, C A+E Director
The World’s Longest Poem, Part 1--Santiago, Chile

Follow Fox as he shares his travels and discoveries at home and abroad on the CA+E social network. In this excerpt, Fox travels with anthropologist Jerry Moore to explore Raul Zurita’s 3.17-kilometer-long ni peña ni miedo, located in Santiago, Chile. Meaning “neither pain, nor fear”, Zurita’s work is literally the longest line of poetry in the world. more >

Author Jeff Gordinier Imagines the Future with GenX
Part of the continuing Art + Environment Conference series

Watch the Art + Environment Conference session "What's neXt: Artists Imagine the Future", featuring author Jeff Gordinier and GenX artists Katie Holten, Kianga Ford, Jason Houston, and Fritz Haeg. Gordinier's recent book X Saves the World, suggests that Gen X innovations in art, technology, and activism have come to define the way we live today. Discover how these GenX artists, designers and writers create work which aspires to change the way people view and experience the world. Part of a continuing series of videos documenting the 2008 Conference. more >
Artist Katie Holten Talks Nature and Landscape
Highlights from “What’s neXt: Artists Imagine the Future”

A native of Ireland, Katie Holten creates artworks that bring people together to investigate humans’ impact on the natural environment. Here, Holten presents her works and methods to the Art + Environment Conference 2008. Often made from recycled materials, her thoughtful renderings of maps, plants, and ecological phenomena encourage dialogue on issues ranging from biodiversity to global warming. more >
Black Rock Design Institute Presents Eric Strain | assemblageStudio, Inc.
Thursday, January 21 / 6pm

Join BRDI at the Museum for an exciting opportunity to meet Eric Strain, founder of architecture firm assemblageStudio. Established to bring attention to the architecture of Las Vegas, work through assemblageStudio has garnered a remarkable 18 awards for design excellence in both the public and private sectors including the AIA Nevada Young Architect Citation in 1996, the AIA Nevada Service Award in 1999 and the AIA Western Mountain Region Young Architect Award in 2004. Meet other guests for networking and beer from Silver Peak Brewery at 5pm, before the lecture at 6pm. more >

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