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June 10, 2017 at 6PM

Donald Judd: On Thoughtful Building and Building Well, a talk by Caitlin Murray

Presented By: Judd Foundation

Admission: Free

Judd Foundation presents a lecture by Director of Marfa Programs and Archivist Caitlin Murray on Donald Judd as a furniture designer and collector. This event is part of Judd Foundation’s ongoing lecture series on Judd Furniture.

June 3, 2017 at 5PM

Agave Festival Marfa — Dr. Carolyn Boyd — Talk

Presented By: Agave Festival Marfa

Admission: Free

Dr. Carolyn Boyd will speak about the findings of her recent book, “The White Shaman Mural,” in which she builds a case that the mural, located in the lower Pecos Canyonlands, tells the story of the birth of the sun and the beginning of time, which would make it one of the oldest pictorial creation […]

June 2, 2017 at 5PM

Agave Festival Marfa — Dr. Steve Black — Talk

Presented By: Agave Festival Marfa

Admission: Free

Dr. Steve Black is an archaeologist specializing in hunter-gatherer archaeology. His talk will address the 500 generations of American Indians who have lived in the Chihuahuan Desert area of the Rio Grande and the eight millennia of plant baking practices that sustained them.

June 1, 2017 at 6PM

Agave Festival Marfa — “Agave is Life” — Film

Presented By: Agave Festival Marfa

Admission: Free

“Agave is Life” is an exploration of the history of the agave plant in the cultures of Mexico and the American Southwest. Agave’s story is told through the lens of archaeological, ethnographic and modern day vignettes, closing with concerns about threats A Q+A with the filmmakers, Meredith Dreiss and David O. Brown, will follow the […]

Saturday, May 27, 2017 8PM

Stephen Petronio: Performance and Conversation

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork Marfa

Admission: Free

A dancer who has worked intimately with Halprin, Stephen Petronio, founder of the Stephen Petronio Company and an alumnus of the Trisha Brown Dance Company, performs her choreography on Saturday, May 27, at 8pm in the Crowley Theater. Following the performance Marfa Live Arts will screen two short films and then Petronio will engage the […]

Saturday, May 27, 2017 11AM

Nina Martin: Dance Workshop

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork Marfa

Admission: Free

Community dance workshop led by Nina Martin, MFA, PhD, of the Lower Left performance collective and Associate Professor at TCU School for Classical & Contemporary Dance. Anna Halprin’s work begins with the belief that everyone is a dancer. In this community workshop–open to all ages and all members of the community, with no experience necessary–dancer […]

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 7PM

Anna Halprin on Film

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork Marfa

Admission: Free

First event of Marfa Sounding: Anna Halprin, presented by Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork Marfa. Introduction to the weekend by curator Jennifer Burris Staton and dancer Nina Martin followed by film screenings of Jacqueline Caux’s Anna Halprin – Who Says I Have to Dance in a Theater, 2006 (50 minutes) and Anna Halprin – Out […]

May 20, 2017 730P

It’s There for You

Presented By: Nalu Grushkus

Admission: Free

A play written and directed by a Marfa teen.

in front of us presents Afronauts, Boneshaker and Everybody Dies! directed Frances Bodomo

Inspired by true events, Afronauts (13 minutes) tells an alternative history of the 1960s Space Race. It’s the night of July 16th 1969 and, as America prepares to send Apollo 11 to the moon, a group of exiles in the Zambian desert are rushing to launch their rocket first. They train by rolling their astronaut, 17-year-old Matha […]

May 7, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Art Fair Fever with Mark Flood

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

Mark Flood returns to CineMarfa to present his feature film about a group of art students touring the art fairs of Miami. They’re looking for creative inspiration, but instead they find madness, disease, and death. Underscoring the themes of shameless self-promotion and commodification in the art world, Flood’s paintings are seen throughout the film bearing […]

May 6, 2017 at 8:00 PM

The San San Trilogy with Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman

Presented By: Cinemarfa

Admission: Free

CineMarfa Film Festival 2017 presents The San San Trilogy. The San San Metroplex is an urban corridor that exists along the coast of California. It is based on an idea put forth by futurist Herman Kahn in his 1967 book The Year 2000. He speculated that the coastal area between an Diego and San Francisco […]

May 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM

9 Short Films by Ana Mendieta and ‘Ana Mendieta, Nature Inside’

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

CineMarfa Film Festival 2017 presents 9 SHORT FILMS BY ANA MENDIETA and ANA MENDIETA, NATURE INSIDE. Ana Mendieta (1948-1985) is a pioneer among artists dealing with identity politics and feminism. Her unique hybrid of form and documentation, works that she titled “siluetas,” are fugitive and potent traces of the artist’s inscription of her body in […]

May 6, 2017 at 3:00 PM

All Divided Selves with Thomas Beard

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

CineMarfa Film Festival presents All Divided Selves by Luke Fowler / With Thomas Beard The social and cultural revolutions of the 1960s were spearheaded by the charismatic, guru-like figure of Glasgow born Psychiatrist R.D. Laing . In his now classic text “The Politics of Experience” (1967) Laing argued that normality entailed adjusting ourselves to the […]

May 5, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Transpecos Environmental Activism Shorts and Panel Discussion

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

CineMarfa Film Festival 2017 presents short films by Jessica Lutz, Vanessa Ramos, and Max Anderson documenting the construction of the Transpecos pipeline and the fight against it by local activists. After the screening there will be a panel discussion with the filmmakers and representatives from Camp Toyahvale, Two Rivers Camp, and the Big Bend Conservation […]

May 5, 2017 at 4:00 PM

From the Heart of the World: The Elder Brothers Warning

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

CineMarfa Film Festival 2017 presents FROM THE HEART OF THE WORLD: THE ELDER BROTHERS WARNING The Kogi are the last surviving civilization from the days of the Inca and Aztec. They see themselves as the spiritual guardians of life on earth. For four centuries they lived in seclusion in the Sierra Nevada mountains, carefully guarding […]

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