October 13, 2016
UMLAUF Prize 2016 and Retrospective Exhibition
The UMLAUF Prize 2016 and Retrospective Exhibition
November 11, 2016 -January 29, 2017
Opening and Insights on November 11, 6-8 pm, presents UT-Austin MFA graduate Elizabeth McClellan’s performance-based installation EchindaLabs™ featuring science and the art of genetic modification. When museum visitors walk onto the set of EchindaLabs they will learn about genetic skin modifications and explore the possibilities of using viral biomes to decorate the skin through a series of videos, brochures, photographs and human interaction with the EchindaLabs staff. Former Crystal Bridges Executive Director, Don Bacigalupi, awarded McClellan this year’s UMLAUF Prize, and the exhibition continues until January 29, 2017, also featuring new works from previous Prizewinners such as Gracelee Lawrence & Ryan Hawk (2015), Adam Crosson (2014), Stephanie Wagner (2007), Katalin Hausel (2006), Mark Schatz (2005), and Holly Fisher (2004).