The Artpace Blog

30
Jul

Autumn Knight Performance at Artpace

Spring 2015 Artist-in-Resident Autumn Knight performs at the opening for her exhibition, She think she Kawaii. In preparation for her residency at Artpace, Knight visited Japan. Knight told Artpace, “Essentially it sprung out of an interest in Japanese culture I’ve had for a long time. While there, I thought deeply about cultural co-option and appropriation […]

8
Feb

Keep Artpace Cool – Continued pt 4

WATCH OUR VIDEO So you’ve heard about how the malfunctioning a/c unit has affected our Artpace employees and visitors, but what about…the art!? Taylor, our Director of Programs & Exhibitions, tells us that there have been prior issues with moisture and humidity in some of the exhibition spaces, so special humidifiers had to be brought […]

8
Feb

Keep Artpace Cool – Continued pt 3

Here is a behind the scenes shot of our current a/c unit control panel (i.e.: heating, ventilation and air conditioning)…we warned you, it’s not pretty. Charlie, one of our most valuable studio technicians, shares with us that “The HVAC control unit is very temperamental, and often shorts out during events.” When this occurs, Charlie adjusts […]

8
Feb

Keep Artpace Cool Part 2

Riley Robinson, Artpace Studio Director since 1995, looks in amazement with Comfort Air Engineering at our outdated air conditioning system. The system was certified for 15 years of operation, now 24 years later, it frequently shuts down on our hard-working staff and artists. In fact, some of the system’s parts are no longer manufactured, making […]