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Landmark exhibition Focus Latin America: Art Is Our Last Hope comes to the monOrchid
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This collaboration brings to the community an international exhibition of contemporary mail art that was originally organized in conjunction with the Paulo Bruscky exhibition currently on view at Phoenix Art Museum. Shade Projects will present an expanded exhibition of Focus Latin America: Art Is Our Last Hope, with works received from over 440 artists from 35 countries. Shade Gallery at the monOrchid will allow Dr. Davidson the opportunity to expand the exhibition, in addition to presenting more background on the mail art movement and its connection with contemporary artists participating in the exhibition.
What is mail art? “Mail art is a form of communication between artists who exchange artworks via international postal networks without any expectation of financial compensation.”
The Opening Reception for Focus Latin America: Art Is Our Last Hopewill be held on First Friday, December 5th from 6-10pm and its free and open to the public. This exhibition will be on display in Shade Gallery at the monOrchid from December 5th, 2014 until January 12th, 2015.
The monOrchid is located at 214 E. Roosevelt Street in the heart of Phoenix's downtown arts district. The building is open daily and the exhibition may be viewed during business hours. Visit our website for more information:
Nicole Royse, Curator Shade Projects