The CentralTrak Blog

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A Conversation With Christopher Blay – Aug. 2014

In conversation with CentralTrak’s director, Heyd Fontenot, Blay explains his practice and his influences in his own words: Q:  You spoke of watching Sci-Fi films and being having your aesthetic influenced by this genre’. Yes. There’s a certain optimism in science fiction that I connect with. Even in tales of dystopia. At some level the

Demitasse: “Blue Medicine”

  Demitasse, a two piece acoustic group, will be at CentralTrak for a one-night performance of their debut album “Blue Medicine” this Friday the 25th at 7:00! Check out some of their great music and come out Friday to hear the whole album! https://www.facebook.com/demitasseband/app_2405167945  

Tête-à-Tête: “VODOU: Jeff Gibbons presents Bruce Lee Webb & Kimberly Alexander in Conversation”

On Thursday, March 20th CentralTrak artist-in-residence Jeff Gibbon’s will introduce a conversation between Bruce Lee Webb and Kimberly Alexander, two creatives who have a common interest in the practice of Vodou. The spiritual practice of Vodou and the art practice can both imbue objects with great power and meaning. Special guest Bruce Webb has studied

Sadie Hawkins: A Reflection

Feminism. We’ve been there and done that, right? In the feminist conversation, there is a cycle of denial and frustration. Women are, and have always been, major players in everything from business to political science to art. We know this and tend to use this knowledge to deny the fact that women are subservient in

People are our Greatest Asset

Whether you visit CentralTrak once a week or haven’t been in years – we welcome YOU to the always-free-of-charge art space that functions as a “community center” for the North Texas art scene. As one of our guests, patrons or collaborators you have helped CentralTrak evolve. Your contributions whether they be monetary or participatory benefit

People are our Greatest Asset: Sylvia Hougland

Sylvia Hougland, Hometown: El Cerrito, California When I was a kid, I wanted to grow up to be: a queen, or a senator. Occupation/Day Job: Retired; previously Secretary on Aging, State of Kansas, Only second woman in the history of the state to be in the Cabinet; Executive Director , Legal Assistance for Senior Adults;

People are our Greatest Asset: Erik Schuessler

Erik Schuessler, Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri Alma Mater: Arts Magnet/Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, SMU Meadows School Occupation/Day Job: I do creative work (mobile, ui, ux, branding, etc.) and technical development. Favorite thing about CentralTrak: I enjoy it’s casual approach and it’s respect for the creative process no matter

People are our Greatest Asset: Richard Serrano

Richard Serrano, Hometown: Bedford, TX Alma Mater: University of Dallas Favorite visual artist: Degas Favorite film: Grand Illusion by Alfonso Cuarón An art momement that changed my perspective: when I got the opportunity to interview Martin Creed in his balloon room installation at the Nasher for Art This Week. He ‘s an artist who finds