Headlands Center for the Arts


Summer Open House

Open House
Sunday, July 20, 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.

Parking is limited! If you can, we encourage you to carpool or to take the bus. More info on transportation and directions here. 

Schedule of Events

Join us in welcoming the new Graduate Fellows, Affiliate Artists, and Tournesol Awardee at this Summer Open House!

1:00–1:15PM
Reading, Building 944, Rodeo Room

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.

1:30-2:00PM
Reading, Building 944, Eastwing

3 x 10 – Three Headlands writers each give 10-minute readings.

  • Cecilia Ballí (AIR ’14) is a writer from Texas most known for her long-form journalism abut the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Hazel White (AFF ’14) is a poet; her current project is about Battery 129 and is taking place on Facebook. 
  • Sarah Wisby (AIR ’14) states: “I am an exceptional person, possibly a saint or a genius, but probably neither, marred by bad habits and nearing middle age, and quite poor compared to my millionaire neighbors.”

2:15-2:30PM
Reading, Building 944, Rodeo Room

Claire Tancons (AIR ’14) combines investigative research and writing with experimental curatorial practice to engage with notions of the civic and ideas of the commons in public ceremonial culture.

2:40-3:00
Reading, Building 944 Eastwing

2 x 10 – Two Headlands writers each give 10-minute readings.

3:10-3:40PM & 4:30-5:00PM
Performance, Building 952, The Gym

Sean San José (AIR ’14) presents work in progress with Campo Santo dancers Alejandro Acosta and Joe Lopez.

Ongoing
Hands-on activity for all ages! Building 944 Westing (officers’ club)

Come get your creative on with a hands-on project!

Installation, West-facing Exteriors of Buildings 944 & 945

May Wilson (AFF ’14) presents Trouble With Telling: Two hanging ladders mark Headlands’ buildings for mischief. The work is about the explorer making tools for herself to find answers. Some make more sense than others.