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Voces de Resistencia: Contemporary Latinx Activist Artists Opening Reception

September 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Opening Reception: September 22, 5-8pm / Artist Talk at 7pm

Art has the power to confront, challenge, and converse with the political world around us. Throughout time, artwork has been used as an activist platform, as way to express opinion, support, and opposition. Voces de Resistencia: Contemporary Latinx Activist Artists showcases work by local and national Latinx artists who have created artwork in response to politics, social movements, immigration, borders, and cultural identity. Join us in the celebration of these national and local activist artists and the powerful messages their work conveys.

El arte tiene el poder de confrontar, desafiar y conversar con el mundo político que nos rodea. A través del tiempo, arte se ha utilizado como una plataforma activista, como una manera de expresar la opinión, apoyo, y oposición. Voces de Resistencia: Artistas Latinx Activistas Contemporáneos muestra obras de artistas locales y nacionales Latinx que han creado obras de arte en respuesta a la política, los movimientos sociales, la inmigración, fronteras y la identidad cultural. Únase con nosotrxs en la celebración de estxs artistas activistas nacionales y locales y los mensajes poderosos que transmiten en su trabajo.

Exhibiting Artists: Jesus and Melanie Cervantes of Dignidad Rebelde, Voces de los Artistas (featuring work by Jeanette Arellano, Claudio Marinez, and other Milwaukee-based artists in the Voces de la Frontera art affinity group), Isa Cortes, and the Young People’s Resistance Committee (YPRC) / El Comité de Resistencia Juvenil – el comité de propaganda de YPRC.

Venue

Union Art Gallery
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Phone:
(414) 229-6310
Website:
unionartgallery.uwm.edu