Past Deposits from a Future Yet to Come

Location: Moody Amphitheater
Date: March 2, 2024
Time: 7:00 PM

Past Deposits from a Future Yet to Come, a new video art installation by internationally recognized artists Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler opens on March 2, 2024 at Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park.

Past Deposits features historic artifacts discovered along Waller Creek from the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries. The video art installation explores the ways in which these objects connect us to Austin’s past, present, and future, offering a glimpse into the daily lives of people who once lived and worked along the creek.

Event Schedule

  • 7:00 PM Program Begins 
  • 7:30 PM – Live Performance

Opening night festivities include a viewing of the installation alongside a free live performance of the musical score composed by Alex Weston. Plus, enjoy complimentary light bites along with Moody Amphitheater concessions and specialty cocktails by Tito’s Handmade Vodka available for purchase.

Scheduled to be on view for five years, the installation will be free to the public and shown every night at Moody Amphitheater, except evenings when a ticketed concert or other special event is taking place.

This event is free and open to the public! Blankets and short/low lawn chairs are welcome. Concessions will be available for purchase on site.

Commissioned by Waterloo Greenway, lead support for Past Deposits from a Future Yet to Come is provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, Suzanne Deal Booth, and the Still Water Foundation. Major support is provided by Charles Attal, Deborah Dupré, Jeanne and Mickey Klein, Kathleen Irvin Loughlin and Chris Loughlin, Susan Marcus, Chris Mattsson, Lauren and Tom Moorman, Lora Reynolds and Colin Doyle, Gail and Rodney Susholtz, and The Susan Vaughan Foundation. Support is provided by Caroline and Brian Haley, Elizabeth and Rob Rogers, and the Wolff Family Foundation. Additional support is provided by Rosemary and Russell Douglass. Additional thanks to the Texas Archeological Research Laboratory and the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin for research support for this project.

This commission demonstrates Waterloo Greenway’s dedication to connecting the community with the rich history of Waller Creek and the people that have lived alongside it. The piece builds upon previous public art projects with internationally recognized artists, including Forever Bicycles by Ai Weiwei and Wall Painting for Austin by Arturo Herrera, which is currently on display at the Waller Creek Flood Control Tunnel.