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Visual Ecologies and Solidarities: Art Across the Americas (VES)

Jorge Miyagui and Mauricio Delgado
Jorge Miyagui, "Porque/no/tenemos/nada/lo/haremos/to," 2012
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Ethnic Cultural Center - Unity Room
3931 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105 - Google Map

Come take part in a conversation with artists Jorge Miyagui and Mauricio Delgado as part of the VES (Visual Ecologies and Solidarities) events series.

Miyagui is a visual artist, trained at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. His work has been the subject of solo exhibitions in Helsinki, Finland and various cities in Peru, and has been included in various collective exhibitions in Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Germany, Spain, the United States. His work in countercultural projects, alternative cultural organizations, and public artistic interventions has been featured in various publications in Perú, Argentina, Holland, and Finland. He has also been a featured speaker at many academic conferences and events in Peru and internationally. He has been a member of the Aguaitones Collective (1998-2001) and the Forum for Cultural Solidarity (2004-2009). Currently he is involved in the following collective projects: the Muralist Brigade, the Averno, and the Traveling Museum: Art for Memory (Museo Itinerante Arte por la Memoria).

Delgado is an award-winning visual and performance artist, trained at the Institute of Visual Arts Edith Sachs. His work has been showcased internationally in Cuba, El Salvador, the United States and throughout Peru. His is active in public, collaborative and multi-media artistic production. His well-reviewed individual exhibit, “Between Flowers and Misfortunes”, like much of his work, engages the themes of memory, rights, and violence. He was also involved in the collaborative project, “Peruvian Art after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.”

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