June 2 - August 6, 2011
Humble materials, unspoken violence, and direct audience engagement enliven the multimedia works of San Antonio artist Julia Barbosa Landois. Informed by interviews with brothel patrons, sex tourism website testimonials, regional folklore, and ancient Mexican ideas about sex and spirituality, The Golden Ass is her first show using documentary material as a starting point.
Opening: June 2, 2011 | 6–9 pm
Performance: June 30, 2011 | 7–8 pm
Julia Barbosa Landois and musician Erik Sanden of the art-rock band Buttercup will transform the gallery into a cantina cabaret while confronting the audience with the complications of pleasure-seeking in exotic locales.
Artist talk: August 3, 2011 | 12:30–1:30 pm
Spend your lunch hour enjoying a delicious box lunch from SIP and chatting with the intelligent and provocative San Antonio-based multimedia artist Julia Barbosa Landois about her current Project Space exhibition, Culo de Oro/The Golden Ass. Lunch orders must be made in advance, by calling Emily R. Barker, Blue star's Membership Coordinator, at 210.227.6960. The deadline for $7.95 lunch orders is Monday, August 1 at 5pm.
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