October 27 - January 27, 2018
“Houston-based Chicano artist, educator and performer Gabriel Martinez digs into the relationship between art, public space and collective memory in order to uncover lost social histories. Over the last 15 years, Martinez has established a set of ongoing gestures based on his interactions with American cities, including urban guerrilla interventions, gathering and repurposing street debris and re-appropriations of public semiotic codes.”
Opening: October 27, 2017 | 6–9 pm
Artist talk: November 2, 2017 | 6:30–8 pm
Conversation: January 25, 2018 | 6:30–8 pm
Roundtable discussion moderated by artist Gabriel Martinez and Javier Sánchez Martínez. Discussants: Dorota Biczel, art historian, critic, and curator; Dr. Roberto Tejada, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing and Art History; Ronnie Yates, poet, musician, and interdisciplinary artist.
120 University of Houston Fine Arts Building
Houston, 77204-4018 TX