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Dia de los Muertos: Interview Roundup

Here you can find the interview roundup for this year’s Dia de los Muertos Exhibition. Now in its 16th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de …

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Artist Interview: Elizabeth “Oscar” Maynard

Behind your work are emotions of outrage, fear, and visibility. What did your process look like to create this alter? Did it differ from your usual process? My process of creating this paper-cut is intrinsically tied up in being a …

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Artist Interview: Elena-María Bey

Your work speaks to institutional racism in organized religion. What do you think we can learn from exploring how it shapes intergenerational knowledge and traditions? Religion has been traditionally one of the main colonizing powers in all of world history …

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Calling Artists for Día de los Muertos 2015

Now in its 16th year, SOMArts’ Day of the Dead exhibition is one of the most internationally diverse Día de los Muertos celebrations in the United States. Over the years, this group exhibition has brought together a wide variety of perspectives …

New video! Meet the artists & curators behind the Day of the Dead exhibition

Video by Preston Curley

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Closing Event for Visions at Twilight: Día de los Muertos 2014

Saturday, November 8, 6pm to 9pm, is the final opportunity to view and interact with the altars. Join us for live music by Las Bomberas de la Bahia and The Jorge Molina Spontaneous Combustion Opera, interactive installations and a Día de los Muertos-inspired artist market!

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Visions at Twilight: Día de los Muertos 2014

Now in its 15th year, the Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers a visually dense and stimulating environment of elaborate, traditional altars and multi-dimensional art installations where creativity leads the way to meaningful reflection. Inspired by …

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Gathering the Embers: The Spirit of Home

Multi-disciplinary performers connect past and present with an evening of story and performance on Friday, October 24, 2014