This exhibition examines the notion of community and what it means to thrive with regard to issues and perspectives unique to diasporic Latino populations in Chicago. Re-examining social responsibility and cultural agency, this exhibition will survey a conceptual and visceral people’s history with power structures, navigating dominant narratives and representation, and possibilities for resistance. Their work highlights perspectives of what it means to be alive in a time/space of intersecting histories, geographies, and subjectivities providing a local homegrown narrative. Featuring Orlando Camacho, Ricardo Gamboa with Andrew Gonzalez, Amanda Gutiérrez, Josué Pellot, Alvaro Ramirez, Oli Rodriguez, and Vanessa Sanchez. Curated by Graduate Curatorial Assistant Sadie Woods.
Opening night reception, Friday, February 26 from 6:00-9:00 pm, features performances by Lily Be, Melissa DuPrey, and Ricardo Gamboa. Guest deejay set by Soulphonetics.