Brandon Thomson and Ciara Elle Bryant: Openings Dec. 12 at Ro2 – plus Ro2 Presents

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TWO SOLO SHOWS OPENING SATURDAY AT
RO2 ART!

ARTIST RECEPTION
Saturday, December 12, 2020
12-5 PM
Free tickets required

ON VIEW
December 12 – January 30, 2021

For the safety of all our visitors, Ro2 Art will be hosting limited entry mini receptions with time slots of 20 minutes per 10 people. Please reserve your FREE ticket by clicking the button below

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Ro2 Art | The Cedars
1501 South Ervay Street
Dallas, TX 75215

Brandon Thomson
Hard Work, No Play
Brandon Thompson’s visual practice concentrates primarily on painting and sculptural forms, with Thompson acting as a cultural anthropologist. Through works that reflect his memories and community, the absurd, humorous, and emotive snapshots from everyday life are amplified in cartoonish pictorials.

Thompson now introduces a fox-like character, reminiscent of the African American folk trickster figures, Br’er Rabbit and Br’er Fox. In the folktales, Br’er Fox is always outwitted by Br’er Rabbit, no matter how smart and crafty he is. The fox character acts as a vehicle representing Thompson’s inner thoughts and the truths about the so-called “bad guy”, who might just be highly misunderstood. 

In ‘Hard Work, No Play’, see the trials and tribulations of just trying to complete the necessary task of maintaining the lawn and the failed attempts of just trying to have a little fun.  

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Ciara Elle Bryant
Server 3.0 
  Ciara Elle Bryant uses the photograph as well as different mediums to explore the realms of social injustice and bring awareness to cultural issues. Born in Miami Florida, Bryant is a Mixed Media artist residing in Dallas, Texas where she recently received her Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Performance with a concentration in Visual Arts from The University of Texas at Dallas.

“Server 3.0 serves as a space where identity, culture, and self-actualization can occupy a current sliver of time, all at once. Server exists as an origin story that encompasses a visual bibliography to my art practice. Server is a mixed media installation that incorporates: collage, photographs, audio, moving image, objects, and relics. When brought together, the installation becomes a life-sized view of this bibliography in the real, a space not hosted virtually but physically.”

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OPENING AT RO2 DOWNTOWN THIS SUNDAY
Ro2 : : Presents

Ro2 Presents

OPENING RECEPTION
Sunday December 12
1-5 PM
Free tickets required

ON VIEW
December 12, 2020 –
January 9, 2021

For the safety of all our visitors, Ro2 Art will be hosting limited entry mini receptions with time slots of 20 minutes per 10 people. Please reserve your FREE ticket by clicking the button below.

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Ro2 Art | Downtown
110 N Akard St
Dallas, TX 75201