Axis Mundo: Visita guiada en Español con Javier Sánchez

When

Feb. 12, 2019, 1pm to 2pm

Office/Remote Location

East Gallery
Man with headset listening to presentation

Description

Visita guiada en Español con Javier Sánchez.

Reúnase con nosotros para una visita guiada en Español de Axis Mundo: Queer Networks en Chicano L.A. con el artista Javier Sánchez . Esta visita guiada se centrará en las obras de arte de video experimentales de Axis Mundo que incluyen obras de Ray Navarro, Diva TV, Teddy Sandoval entre otras, como una forma de expresión de los artistas Chicanx queer con sede en Los Ángeles entre finales de los años sesenta y principios de los años noventa. Sánchez realizará la visita guiada en Español para celebrar la primera presentación de Axis Mundo en su texto de exhibición en un formato bilingüe.

Originario de la Ciudad de México, México, Javier Sánchez es un artista multidisciplinario que vive y trabaja en Las Vegas. El estudió Arqueología en la Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia antes de mudarse a los Estados Unidos y graduarse con estudios en Arte en UNLV (BFA, 2012) y SUNY Buffalo (MFA, 2018). Actualmente, Sánchez está trabajando en los programas de divulgación educativa en el Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art y The Smith Center mientras cursa una maestría en Arte/Humanidades de Educación Secundaria con la Universidad de Grand Canyon ubicada en Phoenix Arizona. Su trabajo ha sido presentado en las revistas Art Practical con sede en el área de la Bahía en CA y en Hyperallergic de Brooklyn NY.
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Guided Tour in Spanish with Javier Sanchez
Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A.

Join us for a guided tour in Spanish of Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. with artist Javier Sanchez. This tour will focus on the expressive and experimental video artworks created by Los Angeles-based queer Chicanx artists between the late 1960s and early 1990s. Sanchez will conduct the tour in Spanish to celebrate Axis Mundo’s first presentation of its exhibition text in a bilingual format. 

Originally from Mexico City, Mexico, Javier Sanchez is a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Las Vegas. He studied Archeology at Escuela Nacional de Antropologia e Historia before moving to the United States and graduating with degrees in Studio Art from UNLV (BFA, 2012) and SUNY Buffalo (MFA, 2018). Sanchez is currently working on the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art’s educational outreach programs while studying for a Master’s degree in Secondary Education Art/Humanities at Grand Canyon University from Phoenix AZ. His work has been featured in the art magazines Art Practical and Hyperallergic.

Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. is curated by C. Ondine Chavoya and David Evans Frantz as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an initiative of the Getty to encourage ambitious research and exhibitions at Southern California cultural institutions. The exhibition is organized by ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries in collaboration with The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and organized as a traveling exhibition by Independent Curators International (ICI). Lead support for Axis Mundo is provided through grants from the Getty Foundation.

This exhibition is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support has been provided by The Calamus Foundation of New York, Inc., the City of West Hollywood through WeHo Arts—the City’s Arts Division and Arts & Cultural Affairs Commission, Kathleen Garfield, the ONE Archives Foundation, the USC Libraries, and the Luis Balmaseda Fund for Gay & Lesbian Archives, administered by the California Community Foundation. Funding for the exhibition tour has been provided by the generous support from ICI’s International Forum and the ICI Board of Trustees.

The presentation at the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art has been organized in collaboration with support from Meow Wolf, The Intersection, UNLV Department of Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies, MGM Resorts Art & Culture, and an anonymous gift in honor of Hilda Roop. Additional partners include UNLV Spectrum, Latinos Who Lunch, The Art People Podcast, UNLV Student Diversity & Social Justice, the UNLV Department of Art, UNLV Public History, and the UNLV College of Fine Arts.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Suggested voluntary contribution:

  • $5 adult
  • $2 child/senior

Contact Information

Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art
702-895-3381

Event Sponsor

UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art