Exhibition

yo tengo, sostengo, mantengo / i have, hold, keep

28 Sep 2018 – 15 Oct 2018

Event times

opening weekend September 28th - 30th, opening reception September 29th 1-6PM, with a donation-based potluck/BBQ 3-6PM

Cost of entry

FREE

PARADICE PALASE

New York
New York, United States

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  • B26
  • JZ to Halsey Street

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A group show of six NYC-based artists whose works discuss themes of intimacy, ritual, spirituality, and healing through the lens of their respective latinx identities.

About

yo tengo, sostengo, mantengo / i have, hold, keep features work by Valeria Divinorum, Angel Garcia, Elisa Garcia de la Huerta, Adrian E Rivera, Aya Rodriguez-Izumi, and Sal Muñoz. 

Honoring the past and embracing the future, the word latinx is a current gender-neutral descriptor used by a large many of US-born folks of Latin heritage. The term however, which evolved from chicano to latino and now latinx, is a product of English injection. If has become a term absorbed by American consumerism and political spheres, and ignores the inherently gendered rules of the Spanish language, leaving some unsupportive of it. This dissonance among the population is as much a part of the conversations in this exhibition as others, and PARADICE PALASE recognizes that contrast. For this forthcoming show, all exhibiting artists embrace latinx as a part of their identities.

For the full press release, please visit www.paradicepalase.com

Curators

Paradice Palase

Lauren Elise Hirshfield

Kat Ryals

Exhibiting artists

Elisa Garcia de la Huerta

Aya Rodriguez-Izumi

Adrian E Rivera

Sal Muñoz

Valeria Divinorum

Angel Garcia

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