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Week of 5/23

Those who are interested in exploring alternative realities may enjoy P O S T • V I V O.

Those who are interested in exploring alternative realities may enjoy P O S T • V I V O.

P O S T • V I V O

P O S T • V I V O is a one-night-only immersive exhibition created this Monday at Public Space One with Pittsburgh, PA-based artists, Samir Gangwani, Adrienne Cassel, and Austin Marcus. Their aim is “to curate a technologically-driven, idealized vision of an alternative reality. Informed by the often-visceral limitations of entropic physical existence and expressive imperfection, we deconstruct the physical body, reconstructing humanity, identity, culture, thought, and perception inside a virtual technological space which is timeless and entirely our own.” There will be multisensory conversations and experiences aimed at breaking down conventional ideas.

P O S T • V I V O will be performed for one-night-only on Monday at 7 PM at Public Space One.



6:30 PM The Lantern Cinema Presents: Beyond the Valley of the Dolls Vaudeville Mews

7:30 PM No Shame Theatre Des Moines Social Club


6 PM Working On It Premiere + Finale Viaduct Gallery


1:30 PM Painting With Acrylics Area 515 Maker Space

4:30 PM Summer in the City presents The Well Pennies Greenwood Park


8:30 PM The Ledges Centennial Documentary Showing Ledges State Park


7 PM P O S T V I V O Public Space One


7 PM Andrew Weathers Performance Project Project


Art Beacon Artist in Digital Residence: Shylah Kay


**new and last chance

Barnes & Noble Call for Artists Email Interest Now

Emerging Artists Open Call :: Smack Mellon May 30

Terrain Exhibitions/ Terrain Biennial Deadline May 31

2019 Iowa State Fair Fine Art Exhibition Deadline May 31

Call for Artist Workshops - Downtown Des Moines Public Library Deadline May 31

**The Cathedral Church of St. Paul - Episcopal Art Show Deadline June 1

80/35 2019 Community Village Deadline June 1

2019 Portal: Governors Island (formerly Governors Island Art Fair) Deadline June 5th

**Call for Artists - Iowa Exhibited XXXIV Deadline June 7th

The 13th Annual NewBo Art Fest 2019 Deadline June 14th

**Somewhereindesmoines Photo Contest Deadline June 17th

Go Elsewhere 2020! 💌 Call for Applications 💌 Deadline July 8

**Sculpting Our Community: Call for Artists Deadline August 1


Additional Opportunities Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

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Rachel Buse