Entry: 2487
Nov27

Entry: 2487

In “2487: Giving Voice in Diaspora,” Mexican artist Luz María Sánchez uses sound-based art to trouble a statistic brought on by institutional violence on the U.S./Mexico border. Dolores Inés Casillas In 2006 Luz María Sánchez used a lone statistic from 2004 – 2487, the number of bodies found dead throughout the border region of the U.S. and Mexico – to create a sound-based art installation for the San Antonio Artpace (now available as...

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Favianna Rodriguez: American Dream
Nov27

Favianna Rodriguez: American Dream

American Dream was somewhat of a departure for Rodriquez to the degree that it was shown in a gallery rather than on the street. Leveraging the same graphical power of her posters and activist broadsides, this digital, web-based installation iconoclastically projects the image of an American flag upside down…. Jennifer González Favianna Rodriguez has become widely known for her radical art practice and is one of the most...

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