Art Dirt: Exploring ALMAAHH, a Houston Complex for Latinx Cultural and Visual Arts

by Glasstire November 7, 2021
Houston artist Geraldina Interiano Wise

Geraldina Interiano Wise. Photo: Jeff Fitlow

Brandon Zech sits down with guest Geraldina Interiano Wise to discuss ALMAAHH, a new organization aiming to create a Latinx-centered cultural and visual arts complex in Houston.

“We are gaining a seat of our latinidad, meaning a destination place. So it is a place by Latinos, for Latinos, as a gift to the city of Houston. What that means: it’s really a complex; it’s a campus. We don’t fit in one building.” 

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