Past Event: Art & Collective Healing: Artist Talk w/ Guadalupe Maravilla 07/14/22 Premieres at 1PM

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Join us virtually on Thursday, July 14 at 1PM for a dialogue between MCA Denver exhibiting artist Guadalupe Maravilla and guest curator Larry Ossei-Mensah as they discuss art as a resource for healing and connection.

 

For his exhibition at MCA Denver, Maravilla presents new and recent work including a Retablo painting, a site-specific Tripa Chuca mural, and three of his signature Disease Throwers sculptures, one of which was specially commissioned for the exhibition. Maravilla’s exhibition Purring Monsters with Mirrors on Their Backs is on view at MCA Denver through August 28.

 

LOCATION

MCA Denver's YouTube channel
 

SCHEDULE

The event will premiere on MCA Denver's YouTube channel at 1PM.

 

RSVP OPTIONS

Free Admission with RSVP


ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Guadalupe Maravilla is a transdisciplinary artist, healer, and activist, born in San Salvador, El Salvador, who utilizes his practice as a forum for collective healing. Anchored by the integration of his autobiographical experiences with issues of migration, displacement, and illness, Maravilla’s work centers communities that have historically been marginalized. Maravilla uses art to shed light on the collective traumas of undocumented immigrants and cancer survivors and empowers them with the tools to assist with their process of healing. For his exhibition at the MCA Denver, Maravilla will present new and recent work including a Retablo painting, a site-specific Tripa Chuca mural, and three Disease Throwers sculptures, one of which was specially commissioned for the exhibition.

(Click here to listen to guest curator, Larry Ossei-Mensah, speak about his work with Maravilla on this exhibition).

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