Rise by Nina Covington

Closing Reception for Nina Covington’s RISE October 7th

Join us for the closing reception for RISE! We’ve had a great response to the show – check out one such response here. Nina Covington’s ‘Rise’ explores the artist’s journey through healing and the triumph of will and indomitable spirit. Using her iconic long exposure photography as the base for evocative mixed media pieces combined with poetry, Covington creates an …

HAUNTED: Oct 20-22 at Track One

The rich history of Nashville – events which happened in our own backyard – has many untold stories. Why are some tales told, but not others? Who decides what becomes part of the common mythology? What injustices have passed by, unnoticed by most? Inspired by America’s deadliest train crash which occurred in 1918 at Dutchman’s Curve in the Richland Creek …

Two Artists Talk Trauma and Truth

Share this Post Pictured: Left, Kristen Chapman Gibbons. Right, “Rise” artist Nina Covington. What follows is the documentation of a process so intimate, we rarely speak of it. The process of the recovery of voice. What you see in both of our stories is not our “damage” alone, it is the determined and intentional way we’ve displayed the pieces. I …

Making Something from Nothing (Much) pt 1

This is part of a new series we’re calling Show Your Work — personal stories about the messy parts of a creative life. Part 2 is Here That last one, though. I never made plans for needing mobility aids in my thirties. My past self — the dance-all-day and run-many-miles self — did not see this coming. Years of multiple …

March Art Crawl

abrasiveMedia’s March Art Crawl on Saturday, March 4th is a collaboration with their fiscally-sponsored partner, Blue Moves Modern Dance Company. It features the work of three Nashville-based artists, Ben Griffith, Roberta Winjum and Bryant Lamont, whose art inspired or helped shape new dances and a dance film for Blue Moves’ upcoming dance and multi-media production, “Muse”. Visually, the connecting thread …

A Stranger’s Eyes

During the November Arts & Music at Wedgewood/Houston our very own Justin Harvey set up a photo booth for attendees… the caveat was that they had to take 3 picture with a stranger… and they had to stare into each other’s eyes for 30 seconds while that happened. Most attendees found the idea too uncomfortable to participate, but some, either …