Andy Benavides: Am I what?
January 21 - February 27, 2011
517 Stieren, San Antonio, TX 78210
Andy Benavides explores the age old search for self in the exhibition Am I what?. The press release reveals a dialogue with his deceased father as Benavides begs the question- "Pop, what am I, Mexican, Spanish, Italian, Jewish, Palestinian?”. His father’s confident response “Mijo, you’re American because you were born in America” begins Benavides’s challenge of conveying an idea that is personal, yet that also involves so many people, in his installation at Sala Diaz.