Marfa Dialogues


10 October 2003

Ballroom Marfa
October 10, 2003, 10 PM

In honor of Chinati Open House weekend, we present two special events: First, Columbian performance artist, Maria Jose Arjona, performing Vault at the Ballroom for three days during the weekend. Arjona will christen the space with a meditative walk around a ring of charcoal symbolically shaped like a snake eating itself. Creating a relationship with the snake form, Arjona will use the charcoal to methodically draw star shaped symbols on the freshly painted walls in the Ballroom’s north gallery.

Second, on October 10, we present our first musical concert, featuring the band Spoon. As Peekaboo Records founder Travis Higdon writes, “With a name culled from the Can song, Spoon began playing and recording in 1993 as collaboration between vocalist/guitarist Britt Daniel and drummer Jim Eno. Through a series of critically acclaimed releases for Matador, Elektra, Merge and numerous other labels, Spoon have staked a claim as one of the country’s most revered & respected independent bands, with singer/songwriter Britt Daniel in particular an idiosyncratic author and voice to be reckoned with.” Don’t miss this amazing event!