Arts In Context is an arts documentary series exploring the process of creation through collaboration and the condition of living and working as an artist. By spotlighting visual arts, dance, music and culture, we hope to pique curiosity and inspire people to learn more about a subject, visit an exhibition, attend a performance or create and share something beautiful of their own and facilitate the dialogue between artists and audiences. Arts In Context airs Thursdays on KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, and is available everywhere on the PBS iPhone app and iPad app.
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By documenting well-known artists as they purposely destroy their own photographic...
Once a taboo practice largely confined to sailors and street hoodlums, tattooing has...
Groundbreaking experimental dancer Deborah Hay brings her first piece into a museum...
Women are the fastest growing segment of the incarcerated population in the United States.
Indie video game developers push games to new frontiers in storytelling, music, animation
Shakey Graves turns his one-man band into a do-it-yourself success story.
As a mother, teacher, and dancer, China Smith is on a quest to spread awareness...
Explore an art installation that takes on the pressing issue of water shortages...
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Once There Were Six Seasons is a new work by Glass Half Full Theatre that uses puppetry...
At the intersection of punk music, politics, and DIY artists lies the Combating Latent...
In order to beautify the neighborhood and build community, artists and citizens in north..
In the sequel of "More Awkward Than Heavy," Ink Tank Lab's artists focus on collaborating,
Once a taboo practice largely confined to sailors and street hoodlums...
Groundbreaking experimental dancer Deborah Hay blurs the lines between dancer and viewer.
Every Friday in Austin, Texas anyone can join in an Instagram art treasure hunt as part of
Clothing can inspire memories of the past or can be symbols of plans for the future...
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An art collaboration explores personal identity through destruction and recreation.
The Octopus Project expresses the meaning of "multi" media by creating lively art ...
Marching To Nowhere follows a low-income high school marching band...
We follow a week in the life of Los Pinkys, as we learn about...
Arts In Context will take viewers inside the booming improv comedy scene of Austin, Texas.
Often excluded from the mainstream arts scene, DJing is a complex art form...
Students all over Texas dream of having their compositions performed...