Facilitated by Beth Malone, executive director of Dashboard Co-Op and organized with Rachel Reese at The Contemporary

TRUCK TALK is a mobile, ephemeral, and “live” radio show that builds an audio archive inside a 1993 Nissan pickup truck. TRUCK TALK aggregates live oral history, attempting to collect memories from the vibrant characters that made Atlanta art history through the lens of Nexus. TRUCK TALK invites various figures connected with Nexus’s past to explore the geographical and ideological shifts the institution took throughout the 1980s-1990s during a 15-minute truck ride. While road tripping with Malone between various Nexus-inspired locales in Atlanta, contributors will explore their own experience with the institution as it moved from fledgling underground artist coop to an established, contemporary arts organization. Each of these recollected moments, however pivotal or seemingly inconsequential, will attempt to inform the impact this historic institution had, and continues to have, on the Atlanta art community.

TRUCK TALK is an off-site program concurrent with Endless Road: A Look at Nexus Press

Follow TRUCK TALK and its itinerary at #trucktalk #endlessroad
TRUCK TALK is recorded, transcribed, and available on our Sound Cloud page

Episode #1: Susan Loftin
Episode #2: Mario Petrirena

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Listen to the most recent podcast HERE.

TRUCK TALK: Tina Dunkley

TRUCK TALK: Louise Shaw

TRUCK TALK: Mario Petrirena

TRUCK TALK: Susan Loftin


Upcoming Events

May 1 / 6:00pm
Off-site

Young Professionals Happy Hour

at Whitespace Gallery

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Join other Young Professional members of Atlanta Contemporary for a special happy hour at Whitespace Gallery in Inman Park.

May 1 / 6:30pm
Special Event

Fashion in Bloom

Presented by Dream Warriors Foundation
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Dream Warriors Foundation presents Fashion In Bloom, a celebration of creative expression, bringing together local designers/makers who are moving the art of slow fashion forward with the local dance community in a unique fashion show experience.

May 9 / 7:00pm
Contemporary Cocktails

Exhibition Openings

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Join Us for our Spring Exhibition Openings with solo shows by William J. O’Brien and Erin Jane Nelson. New Project Space exhibitions will open concurrently. Check our website for details!

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