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Flatland Gallery 

Flatland Gallery just west of Brasil is a multipurpose art space featuring three dimensional work, films, performances and specialty meals. Originally named Mixture, the gallery has served under iterations such as DOMY Books, The Brandon, and She Works Flexible. The previous Gallery "The Brandon" showcased local, national, and international emerging and professional artists to varied audiences. The open floor plan allows for a variety of concepts, exhibitions, pop-up dinners and private parties. For rental and gallery walkthrough inquiries please email hello@brasilcafehouston.com. 

Location - 1709 Westheimer Rd Houston, Texas 77098

Current Exhibition =

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The Dangerous Professors // Houston Edition

Open Reception: Thursday, May 3rd, 5-8pm
On View: May 3 - May 27, 2018

Houston, TX – The Dangerous Professors, a curatorial project by Ruslana Lichtzier, works to counteract the pervasive right-wing forces that jeopardizes civil, artistic and academic freedom. The project employs exhibitions, public programs, and an accompanying website to serve as a platform for the collective development of strategies toward the idea of radical education. 

PUBLIC PROGRAMS:
Thursday, May 24, 6pm – 8:15pm
#MeToo // IRL - Participatory Workshop
cosponsored with DiverseWorks

Thursday, May 25, 6pm – 8pm
#CrisisPedagogy - HOW TO TEACH ART AND ART HISTORY UNDER CONDITIONS OF CRISIS? Teaching Resource Sharing Party
Cosponsored by the Society of Contemporary Art Historians (SCAH) 

Sunday, May 27, 6pm - 8pm
The Dangerous Professors Closing Reception
Past Exhibitions / Events : 
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Relief 

Featuring Hallie Gluk & Andi Valentine Curated by Jessi Bowman, Co-Founder, FLATS ON VIEW: April 6, 2018 – April 29, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday April 6, 2018, 6:00pm-8:00pm

 

Above Image: Hallie Gluk (Houston, TX) courtesy of the artist 

As photography continues to grow into its own in the landscape of fine art, artists have begun to push the boundaries of the traditional two-dimensional form. This extra dimensionality ranges from pieces that are printed and mounted using unique materials to sculpture-like installations. Rather than contain themselves within standard frames on blank walls, the pieces that comprise “Relief” seek to shape and be shaped by their environment, creating immersive spaces for artistic appreciation. Like the ancient art of relief sculpture that came before, the universes created by these photographs project from, yet still belong to, their canvas.

These immersive universes created from photo pieces also act as an aesthetic, if momentary, reprieve from the day-to-day world of panic, confusion, and uncertainty. These respites, these reliefs, are necessary from time to time if we are to affect the change we want to see. Anything can happen when we step into the world of the artist and see through their eyes. 

Relief Events

*Sunday April 15th 12pm-4pm: Meet The Artists, Gallery Open Doors
*Tuesday April 24th 5pm-8pm: Meet The Artists, Gallery Open Doors
*Tuesday April 24th 8pm: Free Film Night, Brasil Back Patio - Daisies (1966), hosted by FLATS & Flatland Gallery 
*Sunday April 29th Closing Party & Outdoor Market TIME TBD
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The Other Border Wall

Opening date - 2/17/18 | 

 

Closing date -3/30/18

Artist(s) names - JM Design Studio  (Tereneh Idia, Leah Patgorski, and Jennifer Meridian)

 

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COLOR 2.0

An Intimate Performance / Experience

February 2nd & 3rd 2018

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Donation Yoga

January 16th - March 27th 2018

Image By Bethany Brewster

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Refusing Providence

David Janesko and Heather L. Johnson December 15, 2017 – January 27, 2018

Refusing Providence

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New Work, Geoff Winningham

November 18 - December 3, 2017  | Opening Reception: Saturday November 18th

Geoff Winningham New Work 


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COLOR

 An intimate performance/experience | By Jacquelyne Boe |December 1st & 2nd 7pm 2017


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Tangential Photography

Tangential Photography  | Inaugural art exhibition at Flatland September 15th -November 2017

Flatland, the shape that comes into being when two dimensions collide.

The photographic image leaves a wake in its process of creation. Adam Donnelly and Meggan Gould travel backward along their respective photographic practices, they use the physical and digital remnants left behind by the process of making a photograph as a starting point for the creation of new work.


Camp Pause by The Dictaphone Group

Tuesday, April 18 - Sunday, April 23 2016
Four films are projected onto the four walls of a gallery. Each film follows a Palestinian resident of a refugee camp on the coast of Lebanon, walking from their dwelling to the sea. Along the way, they speak of history of the land, their arrival, and everyday life in the camp. Camp Pause is part of CounterCurrent17 festival, a free festival of performance, installations, and ideas presented by University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts. CounterCurrent is a festival of performance, installation, and ideas.

New Image Art Gallery: Houston Edition
Curated by Marsea Goldberg
Friday, September 30 - Monday, October 17

DATE FARMERS // BAST // JUDITH SUPINE // KAREN FINLEY // RETNA // MONICA KIM GARZA // RICHARD COLMAN // MAYA HAYUK // LUKE PELLETIER


Bob Parks: Saggy Bottom
Curated by Cody Ledvina
Friday, August 12 - Saturday, September 10 2016

Sex, mental illness, spirituality, the early LA art scene, his mother, his brother, his father, cricket, eating lots of food, Johnny Otis, the crucifixion, wax, gospel music, large cuts of wood, Sway, letters of recommendation, vastly interconnecting theories, cadavers, the BBC, catheter, Aboriginal dream interpretation, the blues, teaching, the flute, wallpaper.


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Geoff Winningham Image

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