June 25, 2012 at 2:12 PM
By Tom Maguire
Tom Maguire is a musician, arts supporter and a guy who travels the Southwest in a 13’ Scamp trailer, because he couldn’t figure out how the tent poles went together.
This is week two of Santa Fe's International New Media Festival, with free admission to all exhibitions and performances. The main exhibition is open every day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Wednesdays at El Museo Cultural.
Among the off-site events this week are an opening reception on Friday, June 29th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Zane Bennett Contemporary Art with “No Place Like Utopia” by Matthew Kluber and Digital Dome Screenings at the Institute of American Indian Arts on Friday June 29 and Thursday, July 5 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The Center for Contemporary Arts hosts these Currents 2012 events:
Notional Field (installation) – Cuppetelli + Mendoza in the Spector Ripps Gallery on Monday, July 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Tuesday, July 3 from noon to 8 p.m.; the Vanish Series (installation) by Mary Tsiongas in the Muñoz Waxman Gallery from Friday, July 29 through Sunday, August 1 from noon to 5 p.m.; Garden II – A performance by Chris Jonas + Tilt Brass in the Muñoz Waxman Gallery on June 29 and June 30 at 8: p.m.; “Beautiful Tape Machine” by Chuck Przbyl and “Pulchrior in Luce” by Robert Campbell on Sunday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m.; nine expanded shorts by documentary artists from around the world on Monday, July 2 at 7:30 p.m. and “Trajectory” by Brennan Conaway and “Convento” by Jarred Alterman on Tuesday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m.
The final weekend of events will include performances, 3D visualizations, a panel discussion and another evening of ourdoor projections. Check out the schedule of events for a complete listing at currentsnewmedia.org.