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A CONVERSATION WITH EVAN GARZA

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A CONVERSATION WITH EVAN GARZA

By Christian Holland

September 18, 2008 - I talked with Evan Garza at the opening for "Hecho a Mano: New Visions of Latin Contemporary Art" at the Center for Latino Art. Garza moved to Boston and became the curator for the Center in May and "Hecho a Mano" is his first show for the gallery. We talked about people's perceptions of Latin art in Boston and his plans for the gallery and the city.

From the interview:

"One of the things that I really wanted to do was to break from that stereotype, to break from that expectation, to include video and new media and other types of technologically advanced - so to speak - mediums; bring those into the gallery, so that people can really think about Latino art as being something different than what they thought previously."

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE INTERVIEW. (6 minutes)


Center for Latino Art

"Hecho a Mano: New Visions of Latin Contemporary Art" is on view through October 28, 2008.

Images are courtesy of Evan Garza.


 

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Christian Holland is an aspiring New York City-based essayist who likes writing about how New York City isn't the center of the world. He was executive editor and founding contributor of Big, Red & Shiny, and sat on the publication's board for V2.

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