CAC ArtOrbit   is your online universe for all things CAC, contemporary art, and community! As New Orleans gradually re-opens in the wake of COVID-19, we invite you to explore our online galleries and uplifting art resources from our community and around the world. You will also find a list of vital resources for artists who art struggling during this incredibly difficult time.

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Inter[SECTOR]: Conversations in Art, Action, and Policy

Decarceration and The Arts with Jo Kreiter and Special Guests

In this conversation series, Jo Kreiter, Artistic Director of Flyaway Productions, leads community dialogues with local activists surrounding her aerialist work The Wait Room, which addresses trauama faced by incarcerated people and their families. The Wait Room will be presented at the CAC in Spring of 2021. Learn more about The Wait Room by Jo Kreiter / Flyaway Productions

Watch Part I with Alanah Odoms, Executive Director of the ACLU of Louisiana

Watch Part II with Ivy Mathis, formerly-incarcerated activist

Watch Part III with Ausettua Amor Amenkum and Kathy Randels (The Graduates of New Orleans)

Watch Part IV with Maryam Henderson-Uloho and Kathy Randels (SisterHearts Thrift Store and The Graduates)

Watch Part V with Felicia Gomez and Fox and Rob Rich (ESSIE Justice Group and Participatory Defense NOLA)

Part VI with Zoe Boekbinder (The Prison Music Project)

 

BEHIND THE CURTAIN: Inside the Design of Sound, Light, & Sets

Designing KindHumanKind with Jo Nazro and Special Guests

Behind The Curtain: Designing KindHumanKind is a series of discussions between CAC Technical Director Jo Nazro and the designers of Aurora Nealand and Goat in the Road's KindHumanKind, an incredible multi-discplinary work that, after its successful 2019 debut, was scheduled to return to the CAC before COVID-19 cancelled our Spring 2020 performing season.

Part I with Set Designer Jebney Lewis

Part II with Projection Designer Kourtney Keller

Part III with Lighting Designer Josh Courtney

Part IV with Shannon Flaherty and Chris Kaminstein (Co-Artistic Directors of Goat in the Road Productions)

 

CONVERSANCE: Dialogues in Art, Practice, and Performance

Conversance is a conversation series featuring intimate discussions among artistsnear and dear to the CAC, surrounding their work, artistic practices, and aspects of performance.

Dance and "Home" in a Time of Isolation, with David Roussève and Kyle Abraham

 

Explore Our Digital Galleries

Meg Turner: Here and Now
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Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen
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Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires
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COVID-19 Resources for Artists

Are you an artist who has been impacted by COVID-19? The CAC has assembled an ever-growing listing of resources for artist emergency funding, grants, work opportunities, how-tos, and much more.

Find COVID-19 Artist Resources

 

From the Web: Experience Art Online

Activities For Families and Kids

Online Art Experiences

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