John Mata: Sala Diaz Is Open
January 23 - February 22, 2009
517 Stieren, San Antonio, TX 78210
In the East Room of Sala Diaz, Mata presents an installation entitled Your Black Majesty: My Facade Says A lot About Who I’m Not, which incorporates drawings, collages, and sculptures. In the West Room of the gallery, Mata has installed a record store and invited Jesse Garcia from the now defunct 180 Grams Records to showcase a selected group of vinyl records for display and purchase. As a DJ, Mata has spent numerous hours browsing through the racks of vinyl records and engaging in an on going dialogue with Garcia. During the run of the exhibit, Garcia and Mata will keep daily hours in the gallery and will coordinate weekly events which will include performances by local and regional performing artists.