Shadow Beast - SSGA Art Exhibition & Mercado @ Galeria E.V.A, San Antonio [17 May]

Shadow Beast - SSGA Art Exhibition & Mercado

18:00 - 21:00

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Galeria E.V.A
3412 S Flores St, San Antonio, Texas 78204
In tandem with the 10th annual El Mundo Zurdo Conference, the Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa invites you to Shadow Beast: Creating Sin Vergüenza, an art exhibition honoring the 30th Anniversary of Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza.

Curated by Rebel Mariposa, Jess Gonzales, and Eliza M. Perez

Opening Date & Time: Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 6 p.m.
At Galeria E.V.A., 3412 S. Flores St. San Antonio, TX 78204

Free and open to the public

Bianca Alvarez
Diana Alvarez...
Jessica Arana
Sarah Castillo
Ari Marta Chagoya
Celeste De Luna
Anel Flores
Elvia Franco
Ramona Garcia
Yeiry Guevara
Féi Hernandez
Priscilla Luera
Magdalena Mata
Marilyn Montufar
Marina Perez
Cenorina Ramirez
Josue Ramirez
Iris Rodriguez
Veronica Anne Salinas
Julysa Sosa
Maritza Torres
Mary Vidaurri
Liliana Wilson

The art show title "Shadow Beast: Creating Sin Vergüenza" is inspired by the writings of Gloria E. Anzaldúa in the "Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza." Anzaldúa speaks to resisting limitations ranging from the self-imposed constraints to oppressive societal and political restraints. Anzaldúa writes, “There is a rebel in me – the Shadow-Beast. It is a part of me that refuses to take orders from outside authorities. It refuses to take orders from my conscious will, it threatens the sovereignty of my rulership.” The Shadow-Beast is the ganas to get up in the morning and write the novel you need to write, it is the poder to inner reflect and dissect ourselves to evolve into the light the world needs, it is the brush stroke that creates worlds that speak volumes of marginalized stories, it is the movement of the body that shapes and embodies sacred dances, it is questioning authority and yourself, it is rebellion, it is challenging, it is creating sin vergüenza.

El Mundo Zurdo seeks to provide a place for scholars, students, artists, and community, to come together with the intention of engaging in the continued study of Gloria E. Anzaldúa's intellectual works.

This event is sponsored and hosted by The Society for the Study of Gloria E. Anzaldúa (SSGA) and Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.
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