Celebrate the Reopening of our Public Season with Session One Arts Center Residents at Open Studios!

Arts Center Open Studios, Photo by Cherylynn Tsushima
Arts Center Open Studios, Photo by Cherylynn Tsushima

Join us as we celebrate the reopening of our public season with an exciting opportunity to explore the studios of our Session One Arts Center Residents.

Engage with the artists, learn about their creative processes, and experience captivating time-based performances.

Open Studios Event Schedule

12:30 PM - Studio A2 Anna Ting Möller - "in progress"
Anna's work delves into allegories related to kombucha, exploring themes of care and regeneration. Her self-sustaining practice challenges capitalistic structures in artistic production.


12:45 PM - Studio A4 Dahlia Bloomstone - "untitled"
An enigmatic performance utilizing algorithmic secrets.


1:30 PM - Studio A4 Richard Grunn - "La Schiuma"
A unique blend of puppetry, movement, and live sound, following a mystical journey through time.


2:00 PM - Studio A2 binbinFactory / Satoshi Haga & Rie Fukuzawa - "Night Forest"
An immersive dance piece inspired by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and the Fukushima disaster.


2:30 PM - Studio A4 Bonita Oliver AKA French Leave - "AR Arias: Sojourner Truth"
Performance, 15 minutes
A series of arias enhanced by augmented reality, reflecting on the legacy of Sojourner Truth.

3:00 PM - Studio A2 John Maria Gutierrez - "Musings of a Capitalist Bull"
A modern take on the Myth of the Minotaur, blending text, movement, and song.


3:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Studio A4 Yitian Yan - "Hold a piece of sunset / Give it to the river"
Durational screening
A video installation and performance inspired by traditional rolling lanterns.


4:00 PM - Studio A2 Yanira Castro - "Exorcism = Liberation"
Listening session
A collective sonic experience challenging political narratives. Bring your smartphone and earbuds.


4:30 PM - Traveling Performance (Starting in the artist’s studio) Bonita Oliver AKA French Leave with Melinda Atsin - "For Namesake"
An interactive installation exploring the significance of surnames through live sound and movement. Audience participation encouraged.