Residual Utterances, New Work by Colin McIntyre @ Dimension Gallery, Austin [17 May]

Residual Utterances, New Work by Colin McIntyre


183
17
May
19:00 - 22:00

 Facebook event page
Dimension Gallery
979 Springdale, St. 99, Austin, Texas 78702
Residual Utterances is a presentation of new sculptural work from local sculptor Colin McIntyre, in conjunction with a soundscape inside his celebrated pipe organ sound chamber, The Resonant Lung. The sculptural installation inside the gallery exemplifies McIntyre’s signature abstract lifeforms. These pieces marry his mastery of metal working with his more recent interest in hot tar as a medium. He has spent much of his artistic career experimenting with imagined species that celebrate the wonders of adaptation in ecology. This work reflects on the limitations of human capacity for understanding the natural order outside of our disruptive species.

In recent years, McIntyre has re-entered artistic explorations ...with sound. The Resonant Lung, his latest aural project, is a sculpted sound chamber built into a shipping container with remnants of antique pipe organs controlled by modern digital interface. The Resonant Lung sits in the outdoor sculpture garden of Dimension Gallery.

The sculptures inside the gallery are engaged in an audible conversation with the soundscape in The Resonant Lung. The looped composition gives a voice and expanded context to the sculptures that are otherwise stationary and silent.

Since establishing his full time professional studio practice in Austin in 2001, McIntyre has received three public art grants including Arboreal Passage at the Austin Nature and Science Center, Emergence at Butler Park, and Perseverance at the University Hills Library. His work has been featured at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, the Museum of Vordingborg in Denmark, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. He won a Texas Biennial grant in 2009 as well as City of Austin Cultural Arts grants for 2013 — 2018. He is the co-founder and curator of Dimension Gallery, a contemporary sculpture gallery in East Austin.

Event Details:
Residual Utterances
Opening reception: May 17th from 6 to 9pm
at Dimension Gallery at 979 Springdale, #99
on view Saturdays from 12 to 6pm from May 19th — June 16th

For more info on McIntyre’s artistic portfolio, see sculptureforge.com.
For more info on Dimension Gallery, see dimensiongallery.org.

This project is sponsored in part by the City of Austin Economic Development Department. Special thanks to our beverage sponsor, 4th Tap Brewing Co-op.
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

The most anticipated events in Austin :

SOLD OUT George Strait: Strait Texas Erwin Center Anniversary
Frank Erwin Center
Slayer with Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth, Testament
Austin360 Amphitheater
Shania Twain in Austin, TX
Frank Erwin Center
Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic Presented by Budweiser
Austin360 Amphitheater
Weezer & Pixies w/ The Wombats
Austin360 Amphitheater
Post Malone with 21 Savage & SOB x RBE
Austin360 Amphitheater
Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson: Twins Of Evil
Austin360 Amphitheater
Imagine Dragons Evolve Tour with Grace VanderWaal
Austin360 Amphitheater
Pentatonix
Austin360 Amphitheater
Enanitos Verdes & Hombres G at ACL Live
ACL Live
The most popular events in your news feed!