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Art Tour Super Sarap

Join Asia Society Texas Center for a docent-led tour of the Site Lines: Artists Working in Texas and Super Sarap exhibitions.


About Site Lines: Artists Working in Texas

In Asia Society Texas Center's first-ever exhibition to focus on locally-based artists, Site Lines: Artists Working in Texas draws connections between Asia and Texas via works by Asian American artists living in Austin, Dallas, Tyler, and Houston. Through video, drawings, paintings, installations, and collage, Ambreen ButtAbhidnya GhugeBeili LiuJun Nguyen-Hatsushiba, and Prince Varughese Thomas address themes such as the value of work, cultural memory, and the importance of place.


About Super Sarap

In this exhibition, artists Mik GaspayJeanne F. JalandoniCharlene Tan, and O.M. France Viana revisit commonplace objects and food within Filipino cooking. Through sculpture, photography, and video, the artists elicit personal and collective memories and offer cultural connections that go beyond the Philippine diaspora.

The exhibition title, Super Sarap, fuses both English and Tagalog together, to hold multiple meanings. It can convey something that is extremely delicious, an expression of excitement and affirmation. It can also imply an exaggeration in terms of scale: something that is beyond, powerful, large, and exceeding the norm. In Super Sarap, the artists play with these definitions and mutate symbols, making them both strange and familiar, challenging cultural norms associated with food.


Tour Tips

  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour. Groups arriving more than 15 minutes prior to scheduled start time should remain in our Grand Hall until tour staff and docents are ready. Latecomers may join the tour in progress.
  • Tours last approximately 60 minutes and involve a minimal amount of walking. Wheelchair access is available throughout the building.
  • Photography without flash is permitted for all current exhibitions.

Additional Tour Dates

Asia Society Texas Architecture and Art Tours


Education and outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible through generous funding from Karen Chang and the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation. Additional support provided by the Friends of Asia Society, a premier group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing exceptional programming and exhibitions to Asia Society Texas Center.

Program Sponsors

Karen Chang Hamman

 

 

Event Details

Sat 13 Jul 2019
3 - 4 p.m.

1370 Southmore Boulevard

Houston, Texas 77004

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Free for Members, $8 Nonmembers. Gallery admission included in this fee.
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