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Art opening: Tracey Moffatt & Potter-Belmar Labs 

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Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-05-11

This Thursday Artpace hosts a double-barreled event, pairing internationally acclaimed Australian artist Tracey Moffatt and local heroes Potter-Belmar Labs in two simultaneous openings. Yup, we’re excited, having been a Moffatt fan for some time. Her show at the Hudson (Show)Room is a collection of seven video pieces done between 1999 and 2010, so give yourself time to see the work — a five-minute scan of the room isn’t going to do it for you this time. Moffatt has reworked found television and film footage to spin new stories that are a wee bit critical of the old stock’s Hollywood parentage, lampooning media stereotypes of love, race, and (oh dear) — motherhood. Potter-Belmar Labs is the cool-sounding moniker of San Antonio-based artist team Leslie Raymond and Jason Jay Stevens. Their piece Thirteen Vistas in Arid Lands will be installed in the WindowWorks curb-side viewing space, featuring “360° scrolling Southwestern American landscapes, shot in time-lapse and presented in a set of custom peephole cabinets. Our panoramas were made using an intervalometer and a robotic tripod head that we designed, built, and programmed.” Damn, that sounds tasty. Don’t miss that “intervalometer” stuff, OK? Free, 6:30-8pm, Artpace, 445 N Main, (210) 212-4900, Exhibits on view to Sept 11. Tracey Moffat art talk 6:30pm May 11.

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