A Community Conversation at MECA Houston “HOME—So Different, So Appealing”
• Artists featured in the exhibition
Carmen Argote, Daniel Joseph Martinez
Moderator: Mari Carmen Ramírez, the Wortham Curator of Latin American Art, and director, International Center for the Arts of the Americas at the MFAH; Chon Noriega, professor, UCLA department of film, television, and digital media, and director, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center; Pilar Tomkins Rivas, director, Vincent Price Art Museum
The exhibition HOME—So Different, So Appealing showcases work by 39 U.S. Latino and Latin American artists using the universal concept of “home” as a lens through which to view socioeconomic and political changes in the Americas over the past seven decades.
This free community conversation takes place at Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts (MECA) Houston at 1900 Kane Street. Join the panel of artists and curators as they explore differences and similarities within art related to immigration and political repression, utopian ideals, dislocation, and diaspora.
This program is free! Drop in to participate. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Event location: MECA Houston • 1900 Kane Street