Asian American Resource Center presents 2020 Visions: Opening Art Exhibitions
"Courage to Be: The Saheli Story" by AARC and Austin History Center: Explore archival materials from the Austin History Center to learn how Saheli members had the courage to become the first organization of its kind in the U.S. South to serve the Asian community.
"Shen’s Precious Clocks and Watches" by Peter Shen: Scientist and photographer Peter Shen takes on the role of curator to craft an exhibit that explores the rich artistry, engineering, and history of time pieces. This ensemble of carefully selected clocks and watches represents distinct moments in the advancement of measuring time. Discover innovations in engineering and design that tell the story of how clockmakers addressed evolving attitudes about time and punctuality.
"A Ginkgo Walk" by Sneha Sundaram: Sneha Sundaram balances nature photography with the Japanese poetry form of haiku to create visual and literary sensations. A “ginkgo walk” is an ancient Japanese haiku practice in which the writer walks through natural surroundings to draw inspiration. Sundaram bases her art on this practice a" and strives to encourage the audience to find their own meditative moment in nature.
"Kingdom Arts": Citywide Art Show for teen Anime, Manga and Video Game Enthusiasts: Experience the fantasy worlds of anime, manga, and video games with a new exhibit featuring work from teen artists that celebrates Asian pop culture genres. Central Texas-area middle and high school students explore new possibilities with their imaginative creations, which include cosplay photography, product design, drawings, paintings, digital prints, fiber art, and metal sculpture work.
Following the opening reception, the exhibits will be on display through March 28.