Alex Podesta

Alex Podesta

versipel new Music brings craig hultgren

Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 6 PM
Versipel New Music welcomes visiting cellist Craig Hultgren performing a program of works for solo cello and solo cello with electronics. The program will feature music by Todd Gabriel, Alan Schmitz, Shawn Crouch and Versipel’s own Kari Besharse and Philip Schuessler and improvisation by Craig Hultgren. Cellist Craig Hultgren remains active in new music, the newly creative arts, and the avant-garde. Recently leaving Birmingham after more than 30 years as a member of the Alabama Symphony, he now resides outside of Decorah, Iowa as the farmer-cellist. The New York Classical Review commented that he, “…played with impressive poise and sensitivity…” for Dorothy Hindman’s 2016 chamber music retrospective at Carnegie Hall. At this point, almost 300 works have been created for him. A recipient of two Artist Fellowships from the Alabama State Council on the Arts, he was a member for many years of Thámyris, a contemporary chamber music ensemble in Atlanta.



The Front has been invited to participate in Carlos Rolón’s work in the New Orleans Museum of Art, Nomadic Habitat (Hustleman), a mobile cart inspired by the street vendors of New Orleans and the Caribbean that speaks to themes of class, commerce, immigration and survival. The cart is activated by local artist collectives and community partner organizations on select days throughout the run of the exhibition, from May 30th to June 30th, 2018.

Round 5 Catalog Release

The Front will release Round 5 of its catalog during our June 10th, 2017 reception.

The catalog features an essay by NOMA's curator of contemporary art Katie Pfohl, member artist profiles, and a visual archive of shows and events that occurred from January 2014 - December 2016.

The catalog will be available for purchase during our opening reception.

Tableaux Vivantes!  by Jason Christopher Childers and David Hassell

Tableaux Vivantes! by Jason Christopher Childers and David Hassell

Not My President's Day

Monday, February 20, 6-8 pm at The Front

As Mitch McConnell just said of Elizabeth Warren: "She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.” In the spirit of persistence and creative resistance, The Front cordially invites you to celebrate Not My President's Day at The Front on Monday, February 20, 6-8 pm.

Guest artists include: Shannon Stewart, Ellery Burton, Sierrah Dietz, Kimmie Allen & Rick Snow; Artemis Antippas; puppeteer Sierra Kay; Jason Childers and David Hassell; Perry Leopard; Bennett Kirschner and others

Generic Art Solutions,  The Nest Egg Game

Generic Art Solutions, The Nest Egg Game

Panel on Collaboration

Sunday, February 5th, 2017 at 2pm

We are excited to invite you to a panel discussion on collaboration with an emphasis on what it means to co-labor in a divided society.  Our Panelists include arts writer Cameron Shaw, artist duo Generic Art Solutions, playwright Barbara Hammond and author/journalist Sebastian Junger. The discussion will be moderated by Front member Cynthia Scott. 

Eric Souther,  Search Engine Vision “ISIS”

Eric Souther, Search Engine Vision “ISIS”

2nd Annual Film Festival: Digital Networks

June 18th, 2016 @ 7:30pm

Join us for the Front’s 2nd annual shorts film festival.
Free Admission, popcorn and beverages will be available.

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Give NOLA Day!

Tuesday May 5th and 6th, 2015

24 hours of online donation madness!

Kara Schmidt,  Inner Landscape

Kara Schmidt, Inner Landscape

Digital Native Film Festival

April 11th, 2015

The Front is excited to host an international film festival with 32 video artists whose work explores concepts of mistranslations, glitches, and failures when combining new and old technical methods in their video making process.


Iris Film Collective

November 14th, 2015

Presenting 8 films from the "End of The World Tour."


Dave Hickey

March 14th, 2015 at 5pm

Roger Beebe

Roger Beebe

Films for One to Eight Projectors: Roger Beebe

January 22nd, 2015


Plugged Art Collective presents Her Shorts

March 8th, 2014

International Women's Video Screening


The Front is in Mexico City

Breve Gallery, January 7-23, 2016
Feral Gallery, January 9- 28, 2016


Posing Process

Alex Podesta and The Front host “Posing Process”, a project organized by Lala Rascic for the current “Spaces” exhibition at the CAC in New Orleans.


Ryan Trecartin & Lizzie Fitch: Q & A

The Front will host a question and answer style lecture with artists Ryan Trecartin and Lizzie Fitch at December 10th, 2011 at 5pm.