Redux Contemporary Art Center

REDUX CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering creativity and the cultivation of contemporary art through diverse exhibitions, subsidized studio space for visual artists, meaningful education programs, and a multidisciplinary approach to the dialogue between artists and their audiences.

Redux Contemporary Art Center is thrilled to announce that after a five-plus year search, the organization’s new home has been secured at 1056 King Street, on the ground floor of the two-story warehouse that once housed Port City Paper and a roller skating rink. This stunning building was built circa 1942 but has been vacant for 15 years or so. This new location will more than double the footprint of Redux, from the combined 7,200 sf of the original locations at 136 St. Philip Street, where the organization has resided since its founding in 2002. The entire operations of Redux will be moved to 1056 King Street, with a target opening date of first quarter 2016.

Offering affordable studios for emerging local artists is central to the mission of Redux, and these new studios will be spacious, professional, and affordable with improved amenities for artists.

Upcoming Exhibits:

Gabriel Lovejoy: Positional Ambivalence: 

Positional Ambivalence attempts to celebrate the medium of paint, in many forms, as a vehicle for communicating complex ambivalence.

Exhibition on view: May 6 – June 17, 2017

 


PURE Theatre

Since 2003, the ensemble actors of Charleston’s acclaimed PURE Theatre have built a solid reputation for artistic excellence in provocative contemporary theatre. In May 2013, the company saw record attendance levels for its critically acclaimed Season X.

The 13 professional actors comprising the PURE Core Ensemble are the soul of PURE’s work. Serving a sophisticated and diverse audience with a taste for new work, PURE presents a compelling five-play season between September and June, plus an additional Summer Slam production each year. Endeavoring annually to outdo what was accomplished in years past, PURE continually strives to give its audiences something they’ve never seen before.

11953205_10153591703408656_5205432099439343523_nCurrently at PURE
Rapture, Blister, Burn by Gina Gionfriddo
Running through Oct 2, 2015

This whip-crack comedy takes a look at Catherine and Gwen, who, after grad school, chose polar opposite paths and now, decades later, are unfulfilled in polar opposite ways. Each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband. With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals. Get tickets here.