UICA

UICA to evoke sensory responses of seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling art with seventh ArtPrize exhibit

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 08-06-2015 under NEWS

For ArtPrize’s seventh year, the (UICA) Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, will host works of that are more than just what meets the eye. The title of the exhibit, “SENSE,” includes six selected pieces all rooted in...

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Saint Laurent film to portray life of fashion icon at UICA

by (shardaisy)

Submitted 07-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The UICA will be showing the Saint Laurent film that portrays his life starting July 17 until July 30.  A closer look at the life of Yves Saint Laurent from 1958, when his career first started, to when he met Pierre...

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UICA continues showcase of selected work for Festival of the Arts through July 26

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 06-24-2015 under NEWS

The 46th annual Festival of the Arts’ Regional Art Exhibition held its opening reception at Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (2 Fulton Street SE) for the third year on Thursday, June 3- but it will remain available to the...

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Design Makes a Difference: "Art of The Lived Experiment" and "Icebreaker" at KCAD's Fed Gallery

by (ElenaGlynis)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under OPINION

The author's previous review of "Art of the Lived Experiment" at the UICA can be found here.  A friend of mine pointed out that there's a difference between an art exhibit's curation and its design: Curation is...

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Accessibility Theater: "Art of the Lived Experiment" at UICA

by (ElenaGlynis)

Submitted 04-17-2015 under OPINION

When I heard about "Art of the Lived Experiment", the feature exhibit of the DisArt festival, I was curious as to how the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) would adapt the exhibit- originally shown at Liverpool's DaDa...

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UICA shows us how to take art collecting to the next level

by (RickBeerhorst)

Submitted 04-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The current show at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) with the poetic title of "Power Objects: The Future Has a Primitive Heart" provides us with a wonderful example of what it means to build an art collection with a singular vision....

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DisArt Festival @The Fed

by (Fed Galleries @KCAD)

Submitted 04-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Here at the Fed Galleries we are excited about all the events and activities scheduled over the next two weeks for DisArt Festival 2015. As an educational institution we strive to support artists and artwork that create new experiences that...

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Art of the Lived Experiment exhibition opens April 10

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under NEWS

As a part of DisArt, the Urban Institue of Contemporary Arts (UICA) is organizing an exhibit called "Art of the Lived Experiment." Originally a part of DadaFest in Liverpool, England and curated by ...

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New app debuts for DisArt Festival

by (UICA)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under NEWS

"Access UICA" is about inclusivity. The decision to create a Urban Institure of Contemporary Arts app for DisArt’s centerpiece show, "Art of the Lived Experiment", was born out of research centered around the notion of...

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Exit Space Project looking for support for local art through crowd funding

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 03-16-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) is looking to raise $10,000 by this Saturday, March 21 to support their Exit Space Project. To do so they are asking for the support of the community in this crowd funding effort. The crowd funding...

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