EXHIBITION

Turing’s Echo

Jan 06, 2017— Turing’s Echo offers a glance at the influence of repetition and its manifestation in today’s cultural, political and socio-economic climate.

STUDIO LAB RESIDENCY

Artists in Residence: Flo Maak & Lasse Lau

Join us in welcoming visiting international artists, Flo Maak (German) and Lasse Lau (Danish) to the Studio Lab Residency at Pro Arts.

PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Artist Talk: Queer Geographies & Politics of Space

Jan. 19 – Artist talk and reading from Lasse Lau’s book about how sexuality and gender shape and are shaped by urban landscapes

PERFORMANCE

The Citizen Inauguration: Oakland

Jan. 20 – The Citizens Inauguration: Oakland is an interactive performance/call to action that gives you the opportunity to deliver your own presidential speeches

PERFORMANCE

Electronic Music: Jim Haynes & Chris Duncan

Jan. 27 – experimental music concert with performances by electronic musician Jim Haynes and sound artist Chris Duncan

EXHIBITION

Lasse Lau & Flo Maak: Technologies of the Kitchen

Feb 3, 2017 – Lasse Lau (DK) and Flo Maak (DE) bring queer struggle into the domestic sphere of the kitchen.

FILM

Berlin & Beyond Film Fest: DocDay Oakland HAPPY

Feb. 4 – When her almost retired father regularly flies to Thailand to enjoy the company of women his daughter’s age, this is understandably embarrassing to the latter.

FILM

Berlin & Beyond Film Fest: DocDay Oakland TRANSIT HAVANA

Once a year, two plastic surgeons from Holland and Belgium fly to Havana to perform surgery on five Cuban transgender persons.

FILM

Berlin & Beyond Film Festival 2017: DocDay Oakland

Feb. 4, 2017 Join us for the 21st Berlin & Beyond Film Festival/ DocDay Oakland at Pro Arts – North America’s leading showcase of the contemporary cinema movements of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and beyond.

FILM

Berlin & Beyond Film Fest: DocDay Oakland CIVIL SERVANTS

Feb. 4 – Civil Servants follows the first year of young police officers in the police academy and on the beat in Eastern Germany.

FILM

Berlin & Beyond Film Fest: DocDay Oakland EVA HESSE

Feb. 4 – Eva Hesse (1936-1970) is one of America’s foremost postwar artists. Her pioneering sculptures, using latex, fiberglass, and plastics, helped establish the post-minimalist movement.

STUDIO LAB RESIDENCY

Artist in Residence: Krista DeNio

February 7 – March 31, 2017 Krista DeNio joins Pro Arts as the new Studio Lab Resident.

STUDIO LAB RESIDENCY

Curator & Writer in Residence: Rochelle Spencer

Curator and writer, Rochelle Spencer is the Studio Lab Resident from March 7 – April 28, 2017.