Event: Temporary Art Installations (TEMPO) Kick-off Celebration, 8/22

Juan Deleon's work, Omission, will be the centerpiece of the TEMPO kick-off. Omission is made up of up to 20 ten-foot, inflatable spheres. Photo from the Arts in Public Places website.

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The Art in Public Places program is proud announce the 2015 TEMPO projects! The TEMPO program allows artists to explore a range of themes suitable for the outdoor environment and provides the opportunity for innovative, thought-provoking artwork that impacts the way people experience their environment. See photos of TEMPO projects here.

Juan Deleon's work, Omission, will be the centerpiece of the TEMPO kick-off. Omission is made up of up to 20 ten-foot, inflatable spheres. Photo from the Arts in Public Places website.
Juan Deleon’s work, Omission, will be the centerpiece of the TEMPO kick-off. Omission is made up of up to 20 ten-foot, inflatable spheres. Photo from the Arts in Public Places website.

The kick-off celebration for this year’s program of temporary art installations is taking place on Saturday, August 22 at Boggy Creek Greenbelt Park, 1114 Nile St. at the site of ‘Omission,’ a one-day installation by artist Juan Deleon. The event will take place from 10am until noon. Meet the artists, stay for the art!
AdvertisementThere will be breakfast tacos for the early birds, plus bubble-blowing in honor of Deleon’s large-scale, inflatable artwork. You’ll also get a peek at the rest of the temporary artworks scheduled to go up around town through the end of the year.

More information about all the projects at austintexas.gov/TEMPO.

Location:
Boggy Creek Greenbelt Park
1114 Nile Street
Austin, TX

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A native Austinite and soccer-playing mom, Nicole uses her 10-year-old son as an excuse to rediscover her hometown through his eyes. In Thoreau's words, her mission is to "suck out all the marrow of life", or in her son's words, to cultivate in him a love of "advenchers".

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