Headlands Center for the Arts


Spring Open House

Open House
Sunday, April 13, 2014

Hours

12 - 5PM

Price

Free

From the Mess Hall

Mess Hall Café Open

Location

Full Campus

Come roam the various buildings of our campus, engage with Artists in their studios, experience new work and works in progress, see performances, hear readings, and stay for a homemade lunch in the Mess Hall.

Schedule Of Events

A dance performance about the carbon cycle, an intimate peek into the life of a intergalactic movie star, a trio of voices experimenting at the edge of the sea, and more, much more. Only at Open House. Only at Headlands.

1:00-1:30PM
Performance/Installation, Building 944, Project Space East

Isak Immanuel (AIR ’14) presents work in progress from ANICONIC, a three-part interdisciplinary performance composed of images, movement, and installation.  For this showing, a focus will be on the segment Water Stations.

1:00–1:45PM
Screening, Building 944, The Rodeo Room

Floris Schonfeld (GF ’13-’14) presents The Richest Family; The Early Episodes, a three episode series centered around the internal world of Frank Chu, intergalactic movie star and well-known San Francisco Bay Area protestor. The project is produced in collaboration with Frank Chu. (Running time 40 minutes, three episodes)

1:30–2:00PM
Performance, Building 960, back deck

Natalie Zimmerman And Michael Wilson (AFF ’13-’14) present OCEANIA: A Ritual of Recovery. Three experimental vocalists practice an act of deep listening, embodiment, amplification, interpretation and collaborative improvisation in a collective gesture at the edge of the Pacific.

2:00–2:45PM
Readings, Building 944 Eastwing

4 x 10 – Four Headlands writers each give 10-minute readings.

  • Graham Gremore (AFF ’13-’14) is a writer, illustrator, and reclusive misanthrope. Currently, he writes for Queerty, the leading gay blog in the world. His cartoons have been featured on websites including BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post, and have garnered over 160,000 views on Youtube.
  • Christian Nagler (AFF ’13-’14) is a writer of essays and stories about value and the unconscious.
  • Erin Wilson’s (AFF ’13-’14) poems use traditional librarian tools like annotated bibliographies and indexes as disruptions revealing the collaboration and subjectivity necessary for the creation of texts. Her current poem is a mystery novel set in Marin.
  • Hazel White’s (AFF ’13-’14) recently completed manuscript of poems, Vigilance Is No Orchard, concerns a famous garden in Southern California that she saw nearly 20 years ago.

2:45–3:15PM
Performance, Building 952 The Gym

Sasha Petrenko (AFF ’13-’14) presents (RE)PLACE – Imagine you are clinging to a rock, hurtling through space—scene one of a three part interdisciplinary dance/play (in development) about the carbon cycle, human + nature and hydraulic fracturing.

3:00 – 3:30PM
Performance, Building 961

Cynthia Hopkins (AIR ’14) presents images and video of past works followed by a live performance of songs.

3:15–4:00PM
Screening, Building 944, The Rodeo Room

Floris Schonfeld (GF ’13-’14) presents The Richest Family; The Early Episodes, a three episode series centered around the internal world of Frank Chu, intergalactic movie star and well-known San Francisco Bay Area protestor. The project is produced in collaboration with Frank Chu. (Running time 40 minutes, three episodes)

3:30-4:00PM
Performance/Installation, Building 944, Project Space East

Isak Immanuel (AIR ’14) presents work in progress from ANICONIC, a three-part interdisciplinary performance composed of images, movement, and installation.  For this showing, a focus will be on the segment Water Stations.

4:00-4:30PM
Performance, Building 944, Project Space West

Alex Cecchetti (AIR ’14) performs Marie & William (Storyline)

Ongoing
Interactive Crafting Station, Building 944, Westwing (Officer’s Club)

Join Park Partner NatureBridge for an all-ages activity featuring recyclable or reusable elements. Toilet paper tubes will be utilized in two ways, either as a wearable art cuff bracelet, or as an owl puppet to play with. Check out NatureBridge’s programming here, including their upcoming Coastal Camp.