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Ambitious Texan-French public
art project across Houston opens
doors to new opportunities

CultureMap [Houston, TX], by Joel Luks

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Posted By:Four_Leaf Resident, 3/16/2013 3:03:51 PM

In the not-so-distant past, the 1994 American-French film Stargate spawned a television series, comics and video games and ran over and over again on some network akin to Lifetime, on a kind of channel you tuned to when nothing better is on. Whether it´s the film´s provenance or the premise that deciphering symbols could connect seemingly dissimilar worlds, there´s a comparable element of connectivity and alignment — minus the science fiction, ancient Egypt component — when considering the proposition of the Texan-French Alliance for the Arts collaboration with Paris collective 9éme Concept.

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My wife and I were at the kickoff event Thursday evening. Some of these doors are wonderful! For more information go to http://openthedoor-houston.com/portfolio/march-16th-2013-open-the-door-kick-off/ .

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SteelTurman, 3/16/2013 3:46:58 PM     (No. 9228464)

Beautiful.

I hope staff leaves it up.

C´mon, it´s the weekend!


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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 3/17/2013 11:33:53 AM     (No. 9229375)

The thought of mixing Texas and the french turns my stomach...hopefully it was worth it.

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