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X as Intersection: Latinx Artists in Conversation, Resistance, Reaffirmation, and Resilience
February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join Sylvia Orozco, Co-founder and Executive Director, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin and Rita Gonzalez, Terri and Michael Smooke Curator and Department Head of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art in a virtual conversation with Latinx Artist Fellowship awardees Adriana Corral, rafa esparza, Michael Menchaca, Delilah Montoya, Celia Álvarez Muñoz. The artists will share their experiences and practices from a personal, historical and socio-political perspective of challenging institutional norms. This program continues a series of artists’ talks with fellows of the recently announced Latinx Artist Fellowship.
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Series Description and Details
Resistance, Reaffirmation, and Resilience marks the second installment of “X as Intersection: Latinx Artists in Conversation,” a series of three virtual public programs that will feature the inaugural cohort of the Latinx Artist Fellowship. The series is co-hosted by curators from the six institutional partners: Rodrigo Moura, Chief Curator, El Museo del Barrio and Mari Carmen Ramírez, Wortham Curator of Latin American Art and Director, International Center for the Arts of the Americas, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Sylvia Orozco, Cofounder and Executive Director, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin and Rita Gonzalez, Terri and Michael Smooke Curator and Department Head of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and Marcela Guerrero, Jennifer Rubio Associate Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art and Cesáreo Moreno, Visual Arts Director and Chief Curator, National Museum of Mexican Art.
Each conversation in the series will take place virtually and bring together several of the artist fellows in conversation about themes that resonate across their creative practices. To learn more, visit http://uslaf.org/x-as-intersection