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Modified: October 19, 2012 at 3:33 pm •  Published: October 21, 2012



Gallery reopening

Opening Friday at Artspace at Untitled, 1 NE 3, is “E.CO,” an exhibit featuring images by 20 European and Latin American photographic collectives. Presented by the Ministry of Culture of Spain, the Embassy of Spain and the Spain-USA Foundation, “E.CO” offers a visual essay centering on the environment.

The collection includes 184 photographs that reflect the interests and concerns of each group and nation, as well as the working process of each collective. An opening reception is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. “E.CO” will remain on view through Jan. 5.

For more information, call 815-9995 or go to

Furniture as art

— On view through Nov. 17 at the Mainsite Contemporary Art Gallery, 122 E Main, is “Bespoke 2012: The Mainsite Furniture and Lighting Show.” The exhibit explores furniture design as art. Works by 11 artists are included in the exhibition. A closing reception is planned Nov. 9.

For more information, call 292-8095 or go to

Molten iron

— The University of Oklahoma's School of Art & Art History will hold its seventh annual “Fuego Friday Iron Pour” from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. Visitors can watch students extract molten iron to cast scratch blocks or plaque molds created by students and donors. Assisting will be 30 students from Oklahoma State University and East Central University.

Also participating are three student organizations: the Red Clay Faction, the New Media Collective and the Print Club. The Red Clay Faction will offer two ceramic firing demonstrations, the New Media Collective will install an interactive soundscape, and the Print Club will be printing and selling T-shirts to raise funds for the School of Art & Art History.

For more information, call 325-2691.

Go fish

— Opening Tuesday at the University of Oklahoma's Lightwell Gallery, 520 Parrington Oval, is “Fish,” a multimedia art exhibition curated by OU professor and artist Cedar Marie. The exhibition explores one of the planet's diminishing food resources and includes sculpture, photography, video, painting and other media by national and international artists.

A free public reception is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Guests can sample a variety of locally sourced, sustainable and seasonal food donated by Local of Norman. Pepe Delgado's will offer fish hors d'oeuvres.

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