Praxis XI: Poetic Media Textures

Exhibition: February 5-9, 10am-8pm
Artist Talks: February 8, 6:30pm (reception to follow)

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PRAXIS is a series of exhibitions and monthly conversations with media artists, curated by PhD students in the Division of Media Arts + Practice. The program brings together members of LA’s experimental media and design community to engage in a discourse about future cinema and design practice at the edges of the field. This month’s PRAXIS will feature artists:

Katherine Agard | katherineatkatherine.com
Vanessa Villareal | vanessaangelicavillarreal.com

Katherine Agard is an artist who writes, paints and performs. She is currently an MFA candidate at the University of California – San Diego in Literature where she holds a residence in the Department of Visual Arts. She was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago.

Vanessa Angélica Villarreal was born in the Rio Grande Valley borderlands to formerly undocumented Mexican immigrants. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in PBS Newshour, Poor Claudia, Waxwing, The Wanderer, DIAGRAM, The Feminist Wire, The Poetry Foundation Harriet Blog, and elsewhere. She has served as an editor for the Bettering American Poetry project. She is currently a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at USC, and is also a CantoMundo Fellow. Her book, Beast Meridian, is forthcoming from Noemi Press in early 2017. She currently eats tacos with her family in Los Angeles, CA, but her forever hometown is Houston, Texas.

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