The villa built by Clara Driscoll and known as Laguna Gloria turns 100 this year.
You can read about the history of Laguna Gloria in our special story: “100 years of art: With Laguna Gloria, Clara Driscoll laid foundation for art in Austin.”
To celebrate the site’s centennial, the Contemporary commissioned Israeli artist Ronen Sharabani to create a site-specific video that will screen on two sides of the historic villa for one night only
“Matchbox” will screen May 15 from 9 to 11 p.m. The event is free and the 15-mintue video will screen continuously. Gates open at 8 p.m.
Smaller video installations screen inside the villa.
Sharabani has been in town all week, working late into the night as he installs the enormous and precise installation.
We caught a preview of “Matchbox.” In the video, you can see the blue dialog boxes o