The Dinner Party | Video Installation

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Presented by Houston Arts Alliance at The Union, Houston TX

May 04 2019
Jun 30 2019
The Dinner Party | Video Installation

Visual Artist Justin Kouri’s new video installation simultaneously casts films of Houstonians of starkly different backgrounds eating a three-course-meal in complete isolation – ultimately producing a virtual “dinner party.”

Mr. Kouri received the Support for Artists and Creative Individuals 2018-2019 grant sponsored by the Houston Arts Alliance. His project focuses on the immense diversity of Houston’s residents and its ongoing culinary renaissance. Mr. Kouri is filming 24+ Houstonians of starkly different ages and backgrounds eating three-course meals, uninterrupted, at a formal table settings in complete isolation.

Mr. Kouri will simultaneously cast the recordings on large monitors, arranged to insinuate people congregating around a communal table – ultimately forming a virtual “dinner party.” The

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Opening Reception | May 4, 2019

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  • A promo video highlighting a few of the participants in Justin Kouri's project, The Dinner Party.


The Union

2315 Union Street, Houston, TX 77007

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