Following the opening of several mini solo exhibitions, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center hosts the out-of-town artists for ARTIST'S TALKS Sat., JULY 12. Daniel Duford, graphic novelist and sculptor, hails from Portland, Ore.; performance artist and video maker Dave McKenzie comes in from New York; and L.A. artist Susan Silton will be on hand to discuss her projects relating to language, the military and architecture. Also on display in the space are the works of Atlanta artists Craig Dongoski, Tim Hunter and Eric Mack. Free-$5. 11 a.m. Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 535 Means St. 404-688-1970. www.thecontemporary.org.