Outside of Action: an installation by Jessica Frelund on September 5th

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Outside of Action: Back & Forth Between Simplicity of Structure and Anxiety of Performance is an installation by Jessica Frelund that incorporates performance, sculpture, video, photography and drawing. The opening will be during the First Friday Art Walk on September 5th, 6-10 p.m. and Frelund will give an artist talk on the following Saturday, September … Read More

The ‘T’ House by Andrea Polli and John Donalds

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First Friday Art Walk, August 1st, 6-10 PM Happy ‘Tea’ Hour and Artists’ Talk, Saturday, August 2nd, 6-8 PM Inspired by a traditional teahouse, The ‘T’ House is an art and design project by artist/architectural designer team Andrea Polli and John Donalds. The ‘T’ House provides a physical and virtual ‘platform’ for the performance, discussion and … Read More

Radical Intention Workshop: Learning with Each Other on August 9

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Workshop: Learning with Each Other by Radical Intention Saturday, August 9, 3-6 p.m.  Radical Intention is a collaborative Italian-based artist group visiting the United States. In collaboration with Sarrita Hunn and Drury University Summer Institute of Visual Arts, the ideaXfactory will host this free workshop. Through research­ driven approaches, Radical Intention expands possibilities for collective experiences\actions focusing on the … Read More

Drawing Marathon at ideaXfactory

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Drawing is common to all people and cultures. Whether they be simple lines or complex renderings, drawings help us to communicate, express ideas and emotions, and to understand and record our experiences in the world. Visiting artist Shane Savage-Rumbaugh brings to the ideaXfactory his years of studio practice in drawing the human figure using a variety of … Read More

La Taranta: Dance For Your Lives!

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Friday, June 27, 8-10 p.m. Until the mid 1900′s people in certain communities in Puglia, in southern Italy, claimed that a magical spider bit them. The only cure for the spider’s poison was consistent dance until the feast day of Peter and Paul. The victims literally had to dance for their lives! Following a short … Read More

“Balance” installation of 108 sculptures by Colby Jennings

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Balance Immerse yourself in the experience of balance, motion, and byproduct audio at the ideaXfactory during First Friday Art Walk on June 6, 6-10 p.m. Conversations with Artists! – Colby Jennings on Friday, June 13 at 6 p.m. Colby Jennings has created 108 small sculptures using found objects that run on electrical motors activated by … Read More

“Qi” Cloud of Vital Energy installation by Art of Space on May 2nd

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During May 2nd First Friday Art Walk, Art of Space collaborating with other groups from Hammons School of Architecture will expand the “Qi” installation in the ideaXfactory. In traditional Chinese culture, qi is the active principal part of every living being — the natural energy or life force, and can be literally translated as “breath” or “air.” … Read More

Artist Talk by Dr. Alec Shepley on May 1st, 6 p.m.

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Dr. Alec Shepley, artist and head of School of Art and Design, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, will give a community artist talk titled “The Creative Potential of the Fragment” at the ideaXfactory on Thursday, May 1st at 6 p.m. Alec’s current research and artistic practice explores urban spaces, the presentation of fragmented work and … Read More