This article was written on 19 May 2011, and is filled under 2011, Exhibitions.

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The Future is Now: a Skydive Fundraiser

The Future is Now

A Skydive Fundraiser
Saturday, May 7, 2011, 6–9pm
$20 Admission

The Future is Now will rock Houston on Saturday, May 7th from 6-9pm. Bringing 15-20 performance artists together in one space celebrating many versions of the future; this will be a night to remember at the home of Skydive at 2041 Norfolk. Projected on the front of the house will be a newly edited version of the original 1920’s film Metropolis. As you stroll throughout the house, robots will serve you drinks and hor d’oeuvres, and join us in the “common room” for an amazing silent auction featuring work by emerging and established local and non-local artists.

Skydive is an artist-run space in Houston that hosts shows and events. Your participation will directly support artists visiting and making shows in Houston!


Host Committee

Devin Borden, Sasha Dela, Nancy Douthey & Mark Correro, Gemma DeSantos, Hana Hillerova & Dana Harper, Vinod Hopson & Jennifer Ward, Rainey Knudson, Judy Nyquist, Rosane Volchan O’Conor, Janet Phelps, Jayne & Brian Piana, Wendy Vogel


DeSantos Gallery, Lone Star Beer, Graham Barnes Distilling, Zoe’s Kitchen, Green House Collective, Judy Nyquist, Fredericka Hunter and Ian Glennie


Live Performances

Curated by Nancy Douthey
Michael Brims
Genevieve Buentello
Aisen Caro Chacin
Michelle Chen
Jonathan Lopez
Claudia Cruz
Nancy Douthey
Ian Fernandez
Melanie Jamison
Brian and Stevie McCord
Richard Nix
Kelly O’Brien
Britt Ragsdale
Alex Tu
and more…

Silent Auction

Chris Akin (Houston)
Kim Anno (San Francisco)
Man Bartlett (New York)
Chuy Benitez (Houston)
Sasha Dela (Houston)
Nancy Douthey (Houston)
Sarrita Hunn (Saint Louis)
Jon Leach (Houston)
Jonathan Lopez (Houston)
MANUAL (Houston)
Richard Nix (Houston)
Rosane Volchan O’Conor (Houston)
Melanie Pankau (Milwaukee)
Brian Piana (Houston)
Kristy Peet (Houston)
Ariane Roesch (Los Angeles)
Leah Rosenberg (San Francisco)
Chris Rusak (San Francisco)
Myke Venable (Houston)
Anderson Wrangle (Clemson)
and more…


The Future is Now Fundraiser

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