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Now on view in the Holt Gallery

In/Visible A: The Building of an Asian American Film Community

This vibrant exhibition reveals Austin Asian American Film Festival's (AAAFF) evolution from a small film-centric event to a major cultural arts organization.

In/Visible A provides a comprehensive look into AAAFF's history, featuring photographs, posters, program guides, and other records. The exhibit traces the festival's origins and growth, highlighting its role in amplifying Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) voices in Austin's cultural landscape and its emergence as a hub for storytelling and cultural exploration.

This retrospective aims to emphasize the significance of representation in media and the influential role of film in community dialogue. It offers visitors insights into AAAFF's dedication to showcasing diverse AANHPI narratives and its contributions to Austin's cultural diversity.

*Artwork displayed in the banner was created by Emily Ding

 

Bobby Dixon

Now on view in the Holt Gallery

The Bobby Dixon Kollective Fusion Poster Exhibition: Celebrating Hip Hop Through Artistry and Design

This exhibition celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop through the work of local artist and designer Bobby Dixon of Kollective Fusion (AKA KLCTVE Design + Illustration).  For two decades, Bobby has produced screen-printed concert posters for local, national, and international acts. The posters in this exhibition showcase Bobby's artistic design in works created for prominent hip-hop performers that have graced Austin stages. The posters in this exhibit were all created by Bobby Dixon and have been thoughtfully curated to commemorate the 50 Years of Hip Hop project led by the Queens Public Library, in collaboration with more than twenty museums, libraries, and archives from across the nation.”