“Future Prologues: The Compression of Post-Pop Narratives into Non-Space and Pre-Time” Art Exhibition Opening and Artist Talk at the Creative Research Lab

Oct. 14, 2008

Event: The University of Texas at Austin Creative Research Laboratory (CRL) presents "Future Prologues: The Compression of Post-Pop Narratives into Non-Space and Pre-Time," an exhibition examining the nature of reality and time. The opening reception will have live performances. The event is free and open to the public.

When: Opening reception: Saturday, Oct. 18, 6-9 p.m.

Artist talk: Monday, Oct. 27, 6-8 p.m.

Exhibition: Saturday, Oct. 18-Saturday, Nov. 8

Gallery hours: Noon-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday

Where: 2832 East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Creative Research Laboratory (inside Flatbed World Headquarters). A map to the gallery can be found online.

Background: The Creative Research Laboratory (CRL), a component of The University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts in the Department of Art and Art History, presents "Future Prologues: The Compression of Post-Pop Narratives into Non-Space and Pre-Time," featuring the work of the eight members of Totally Wreck Institute art collective. CRL Director Jade Walker and Risa Puleo, assistant curator of American and contemporary art at the Blanton Museum, curated the exhibition.

This unique collaborative exhibition features the multimedia work of the Totally Wreck Institute, a multi-disciplinary art collective of eight members based in Austin, Boston and Berlin, including: Ben Aqua, Juan Cisneros, Kyle Dixon, Mark P. Hensel, Mike Ruiz, David Salinas, Malcolm Elijah Welbourn and Lanneau White.

Learn more about Totally Wreck Institute.

For more information, contact: Leslie Lyon, College of Fine Arts, 512 475 7033; Jade Walker, 512-322-2099; Carolyn Porter, 512-471-3379.