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¡Que Te Vaya Bien! - Closing Reception

Sunday, November 4, 2012
11:00AM to 2:00PM


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Que Te Vaya Bien!

A loving farewell or good riddance?
Join us for artistic interpretations of this oft-used Spanish phrase from artists throughout Los Angeles and as far away as St. Louis.
Curated & juried by
Laura Medina PhD. American History, Claremont Graduate University. Currently professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies at Cal State University Northridge.
&
Jose Orozco, who teaches Latin American history at Whittier College. He is also an artist who has been exhibiting his kinetic toys and photographs for the past 15 years.

Opening night reception
Saturday, October 13, 7-10pm

October 13 - November 4, 2012

And the Annex Presents:

Cidne Hart

Guatamala: A Tribute

Cidne Hart's photographs show Guatemalans celebrating their ancestors during their three-day national Day of the Dead holiday. She juxtaposes the photographs with text about the genocide that the Guatemalan military aimed at the indigenous Mayan population.

"Death does not mean absence of life, and there are different forms of life. For Mayas, in a way similar to that of Buddhists, the deceased community and family member becomes an ancestor, with whom the bereaved may remain in contact. From a cultural point of view for the Mayas death is not the opposite of life. The dead are "alive" in the community. Ancestors are present in everyday life. The living and the dead are both on Earth." Rituals, Social Sharing, Silence, Emotions and Collective Memory Claims in the Case of the Guatemalan Genocide, Carlos Marín Beristain, Darío Paez and José Luis González, page 118.

Opening night reception
Saturday, October 13, 7-10pm

October 13 - November 4, 2012

Sponsored by: Avenue 50 Studio is supported in part by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission; the California Community Foundation; the Department of Cultural Affairs; and The James Irvine Foundation
Category Art
When Sunday, November 4, 2012
11:00AM to 2:00PM
Where Avenue 50 Studio, Inc.
131 N. Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Admission Price: Free
Contact 323.258.1435
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