The Dinner Party | Video Installation

Presented by Houston Arts Alliance at The Union, Houston TX

May 04
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Jun 30
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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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • May 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Sat)
  • May 5, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Sun)
  • May 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Wed)
  • May 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • May 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Fri)
  • May 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Sat)
  • May 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Sun)
  • May 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Wed)
  • May 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • May 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Fri)

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Additional time info:

Opening Reception | May 4, 2019

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

VIDEOS

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

LOCATION

The Union

2315 Union Street, Houston, TX 77007

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