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New Terrains: Mobility & Migration
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Exhibitions

FOREST (for a thousand years…)
Apr 7 – Jun 30, 2018


Presented by Institute of the Arts and Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, and SJMA at UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden.

High Street, Santa Cruz
ias.ucsc.edu

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with the UC Santa Cruz's Arboretum and Botanic Garden and the San José Museum of Art, is pleased to present FOREST (for a thousand years...), the beguiling and uncanny audio installation by renowned Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, set in a redwood grove. 


NextNewGames
Jun 16 – Sep 16, 2018


San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)
560 South First Street, San José
sjica.org

The artists in NextNewGames collectively create porous relationships between the imaginary land of game spaces and the real world.


On Your Left
Jun 23 – Sep 16, 2018


San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)
560 South First Street, San José
sjica.org 

The exhibition considers the bicycle as a meditation on the human experience, as an object of design and craft, and as a catalyst in creating a sustainable future.


"DISCESSIO (Directions)" Lewis deSoto with guest artists
Sep 7 – Oct 13, 2018

Art Ark Gallery
1035 South 6th Street, San José
artarkgallery.com

An examination of the idea of directions, magnetic resonance, geo-location, weather states; a passage from the heat of the south to arctic emptiness in an aural journey of movement that responds and changes as the viewers walk through and interact with each station.


Radical Velocity
Sep 21 – Nov 30, 2018
Jan 11 – Mar 15, 2019
Apr 2 – Jun 15, 2019


de Saisset Museum
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
scu.edu/desaisset

Radical Velocity explores the power of the human body to not only move through space, but also to impact (even transform) our sense of place.


Other Walks, Other Lines
Nov 2, 2018 – Mar 10, 2019

San José Museum of Art
110 South Market Street, San Jose
SanJoseMuseumofArt.org

This exhibition examines the variety of ways in which artists take th specific, mundane activity of walking and use it to make meaning. It considers what walking can mean today, touching on topics as disparate as urban planning, immigration, and the dérive.


“Hey, are you free?”
Nov 28, 2018 – Jan 13, 2019

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
520 South 1st Street, San Jose
sjquiltmuseum.org

Wu Yu Jung promotes meeting new people through sewing in public places. She will ride a bicycle with a sewing machine around San Jose and ask people if they want their clothes mended on the spot. 

Special Projects

RadioEE.net
Nov 16, 2018

Presented by Montalvo Arts Center from a self-driving car traveling throughout the South Bayand online at RadioEE.net

The Lucas Artists Program at Montalvo Arts Center is commissioning RadioEE to produce a new broadcast Auto-mobile, which will explore self-driving vehicle technology and other kinds of automated mobilities while on the move.


Performing Arts

Alta: Flute Music from Mexican Composers in California
Sun, May 13, 2018
3 – 5 PM


Presented by Consulado General de México en San José at San José Museum of Art, 110 South Market Street, San José.

Wilfrido Terrazas, flutist, played works by Carmina Escobar, Guillermo Galindo, Ivan Naranjo, Mauricio Rodriguez, Pablo Rubio-Vargas, and Wilfrido Terrazas in a roving performance throughout the Museum.


Common Sounds
Sat, Jun 24, 2018
3 – 5 PM


Presented by Chamber Music Silicon Valley at
San José Museum of Art, 110 South Market Street, San José.
cmsv.org

As a fusion between Western classical/contemporary and world music, Common Sounds brings authenticity with a fresh and young perspective.

Departera
Oct 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20, 2018, 8 PM
Oct 14 and 21, 2 PM

Presented by Teatro Visión at School of Arts and Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1700 Alum Rock Avenue, San José
teatrovision.org/departera

In this world premiere play, the departera Doña Juana helps the dying move from this life into whatever comes next.



ArtRage: New Terrains
Thu, Nov 15, 2018, 7 – 10 PM

Presented by Mosaic Silicon Valley and Montalvo Arts Center at San José Museum of Art.

San José Museum of Art
110 South Market Street, San José
SanJoseMuseumofArt.org

Mosaic Silicon Valley, a project of Sangam Arts, presents and evening of performances inspired by the New Terrains project. Highlights include a segment of the mobile broadcast, RadioEE.net, presented by Montalvo Arts Center. Admission is $5 after 5 PM.

Talks and Discussions

Pecha Kucha Night: New Terrains San José 2040
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
5 – 8 PM

San José Museum of Art
110 South Market Street, San José
SanJoseMuseumofArt.org

SJMA and Pecha Kucha San José present an evening of fast-paced presentations by New Terrains partners on a variety of topics related to the future of mobility in San José.


Family Activities

Common Ground: A Seat at the Table
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Time tbd

Presented by Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose at Veggie Fest, Cottle Park, San José

SJMA and Pecha Kucha San José present an evening of fast-paced presentations by New Terrains partners on a variety of topics related to the future of mobility in San José.

Common Ground: A Seat at the Table is a creative space that invites children and families to come together to touch, hear, see, and share the multi-faceted stories of our diverse Silicon Valley communities. Through the entry point of food and cooking objects with origins in immigrant communities, this pop-up visual and performing arts installation engages participants in creating sculptures and contributing to a community poem. Common Ground: A Seat at the Table is a project of Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose and is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.



Common Ground: A Seat at the Table
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time tbd

Presented by Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose at Kids N Fun Fest, Cupertino

Common Ground: A Seat at the Table is a creative space that invites children and families to come together to touch, hear, see, and share the multi-faceted stories of our diverse Silicon Valley communities. Through the entry point of food and cooking objects with origins in immigrant communities, this pop-up visual and performing arts installation engages participants in creating sculptures and contributing to a community poem. Common Ground: A Seat at the Table is a project of Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose and is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.



Common Ground: A Seat at the Table
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time tbd

Presented by Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose at Chile, Mole, Pozole, Mexican Heritage Plaza

Common Ground: A Seat at the Table is a creative space that invites children and families to come together to touch, hear, see, and share the multi-faceted stories of our diverse Silicon Valley communities. Through the entry point of food and cooking objects with origins in immigrant communities, this pop-up visual and performing arts installation engages participants in creating sculptures and contributing to a community poem. Common Ground: A Seat at the Table is a project of Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose and is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.



Common Ground: A Seat at the Table
Saturday, September 23, 2018
Time tbd

Presented by Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose at Viva Calle, San Jose

Common Ground: A Seat at the Table is a creative space that invites children and families to come together to touch, hear, see, and share the multi-faceted stories of our diverse Silicon Valley communities. Through the entry point of food and cooking objects with origins in immigrant communities, this pop-up visual and performing arts installation engages participants in creating sculptures and contributing to a community poem. Common Ground: A Seat at the Table is a project of Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose and is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.