The Green Building http://wfpl.org en Louisville Photographer Captures Spirit of Cuban 'Transformistas' in New Show http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-photographer-captures-spirit-cuban-transformistas-new-show <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville photographer Ross Gordon travels the world to find his favorite subjects -- vanishing or changing cultures. He's documented traditional&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.21cmuseumhotels.com/louisville/museum/exhibits/ross-gordon-ceremony-series-lamboka-kenya/" style="line-height: 1.5;">circumcision rituals in Kenya</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;that are fading as the practice falls out of fashion and the last bastions of cowboy culture in South America.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">His latest project brought him to Cuba, where a slow-but-steady cultural shift has taken root under Raul Castro's presidency, as the country begins to enact economic and social reforms.&nbsp;</span></p><p>"I like to visit less-gentrified places," he says. "Cuba is obviously off the beaten track, and there's an appeal in that we're not even supposed to be traveling there as Americans."</p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:10:02 +0000 Erin Keane 7851 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Photographer Captures Spirit of Cuban 'Transformistas' in New Show Hot Rods, Skate Decks, Tattoos: Green Building Hosts Panel on Lowbrow/High Culture Art http://wfpl.org/post/hot-rods-skate-decks-tattoos-green-building-hosts-panel-lowbrowhigh-culture-art <p>The Green Building Gallery's Focus series continues Monday with a panel discussion on the careers of Louisville artists who have one foot in the art gallery world and one in the so-called "lowbrow" design world of skateboards, motorcycles, tattoos and hot rods.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:17:01 +0000 Erin Keane 6546 at http://wfpl.org Hot Rods, Skate Decks, Tattoos: Green Building Hosts Panel on Lowbrow/High Culture Art Green Building Gallery Hosts Louisville Women in Arts Panel http://wfpl.org/post/green-building-gallery-hosts-louisville-women-arts-panel <p>Theatre artists and writers have established public platforms in recent years to fight gender disparities in their industries and advocate for women in the arts — notably the&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">League of Professional&nbsp;Theater Women's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;<a href="http://theatrewomen.org/programs/5050-in-2020-parity-for-women-theatre-artists/">50/50 in 2020 initiative</a> and the <a href="http://www.thelillyawards.org/">Lilly Awards</a>, and <a href="http://www.vidaweb.org/">VIDA</a>, the literary organization that put hard numbers behind the gene Tue, 25 Jun 2013 13:27:50 +0000 Erin Keane 5898 at http://wfpl.org Green Building Gallery Hosts Louisville Women in Arts Panel Fatherhood Awakens Artist Gibbs Rounsavall http://wfpl.org/post/fatherhood-awakens-artist-gibbs-rounsavall <p>The strong geometric designs of <a href="http://gibbsrounsavalltest.virb.com/home">Gibbs Rounsavall's</a> paintings have made his work among the most recognizable of Louisville's younger guard of visual artists. &nbsp;His work has been widely shown locally, in Zephyr Gallery, Actors Theatre of Louisville and Swanson Reed Gallery, among others, as well as afar, in group shows at Morehead State University and Brooklyn's Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Art. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 17:58:19 +0000 Erin Keane 4919 at http://wfpl.org Fatherhood Awakens Artist Gibbs Rounsavall