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The Quality or Condition by Backstop Art Collective

Backstop Art Collective presents:

The Quality or Condition

A multi-sensory / interactive experience.

August 7-30 @ Studium

Explore an interactive life-size sampler. Mix stories and music to create a stream of consciousness narrative by triggering hidden currents inside one person.

Enter a private room to record a story for an online version of The Quality or Condition.

Featuring ceramics by Hannah Baker / writing by Wendy Mitchel (The Austinist, SARF) and music by The Dialtones (Lauren Gurgiolo - Okkervil River, Octopus Project)  Together they are the Backstop Art Collective.

Soft opening August 7th, 7-9  

Featuring two nights of a live musical interpretation of the installation.

A Mix-media affair:

projection by Wiley Wiggins/ ceramics by Hannah Baker/ live music by The Dialtones / and stories written by Wendy Mitchell.


The Dialtones will perform an electric/acoustic piece with assistance from Jon Doyle (clarinet) Michael St. Clair (trombone) Lindsay Greene (Moog bass)  Christopher Cox (effects / reprocessing) Lauren Gurgiolo (effects / reprocessing) with Karla Manzur / Elizabeth McQueen / Andrew Halbreich / Ted Hadji on vocals.


Show dates: August 13th and 14th 7-9 sliding scale donation 0 - $10

Earlier Event: July 31
Andre Chelliah & The Loblolly Boy
Later Event: August 15
Jordan Moser & Jordan Hull