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Black Salt Collective’s Visions Into Infinite Archives

30 artists of color honor the non-linearity of time to create an interactive & infinite archive of universal depths in a new group exhibition. Public programming includes film screenings and a closing ceremony with rituals & live musical performances.

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Elevate Ensemble Presents: Ancient Sounds Meet Modern Minds

What happens when you pair an ancient instrument with thoroughly modern San Francisco creatives? Come find out as Ancient Ensemble presents three new works for the harpsichord written by Bay Area composers alongside one of the 20th century’s masterpieces. Program: …

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Artist Interview: Scott Stark

Why was it important for you to make your installation interactive? Too often viewers of art are presented with an invisible “do not touch” rule, usually reinforced by a nearby security guard, creating a virtual barrier between them and the work; I’m …

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Visions Into Infinite Archives, Film Screenings, Jan 30

As part of public programming accompanying the group exhibition Visions Into Infinite Archives, Black Salt Collective curates an afternoon of film screenings on Saturday, January 30, 12–4pm. Spanning genre and form, these personal and often humorous films by an intergenerational …

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Timeless Motion, Opening Reception, Feb 18

Opening with a public reception on Thursday, February 18, 6–9pm, Timeless Motion kicks off with a ceremonial performance of “TEA” by Jeanne Liotta, featuring musical accompaniment by Laetita Sonami. Referencing a Japanese tea ritual, Liotta will use a scroll as …

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Donor Appreciation at SOMArts

Thank you for supporting insurrection, connection and community through the arts! At SOMArts, we depend on the generosity of community members like you who help us keep politically-engaged and experimental art accessible to diverse Bay Area communities. In recognition of your …

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SOMArts is Hiring: Lighting Technician / Building Manager

Job Title: Lighting Technician / Building Manager Hours: – On-call / event-based. – Must be available to work weekdays, late hours, and weekend shifts. Reports to: Director of Facilities and Technical Operations Core responsibilities: – Pulling and testing of equipment …

SOMArts staff August 2015 by Meike Gugel

SOMArts is Hiring: AV Technician / Building Manager

Job Title: AV Technician / Building Manager Hours: – On-call / event-based. – Must be available to work weekdays, late hours, and weekend shifts. Reports to: Director of Facilities and Technical Operations Core responsibilities: – Pulling and testing of equipment …