Resistencia Visual: Street Art From the Popular Movement in Oaxaca, Mexico: April 26th-May 24th: Opening Thursday April 26th 7pm: ABC No Rio

Resistencia Visual
Street Art From the Popular Movement in Oaxaca, Mexico
April 26th-May 24th
Opening Thursday April 26th 7pm

ABC No Rio
156 Rivington St (btn Clinton & Suffolk St)
(212)254-3697
www.abcnorio.org

This exhibit is made up of woodblock prints and stencils made by ASAR-O
(Oaxacan Assembly of Revolutionary Artists), a collective involved in
the
popular movement APPO in Oaxaca, Mexico. ASAR-O formed in October of
2006,
respinding to the call of the APPO (Popular Assembly of the People of
Oaxaca) a diverse movement of civil society in Southern Mexico. With the
goal that “all sectors will organize themselves to resist and unite
in the
struggle against the tyranny of a government that represents the
interests
of the wealthy…”

Come out to see an exciting glimpse of the work that has been
produced for
“mega-marches” and painting on the walls of Oaxaca City. Its an
inspiring
body of work that makes the demands of the movement visually.

The exhibit will run April 26th-May 24th
Sundays 1-3pm
Wednesday & Thursdays 5-7pm

Thursday May 7th 7pm
Proyecto Autogestion will screen “el machete: la lucha por el poder
popular”
a documnentary filmed and edited by indigenous people of CODEP(Committee
Organized in Defense of the People’s Rights) in Oaxaca.
http://elenemigocomun.net/878

Thursday May 10th 7pm
Discussion with James Wechsler on Mexican Art and Politics of 1920’s &
30’s. Possibility of other speakers. James is an independant scholar
based
in NYC who worked with the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the exhibit
Mexico & Modern Printmaking.
http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/special/103.html
The exhibit can be seen in the near future at The Phoenix Art Museum,
Phoenix, Arizona. From June 29–September 16, 2007

For more info about ASAR-O and their work check out
http://web.mac.com/dfteitel/iWeb/ASAR-O/Home%20-%20Inicio.html

This exhibit has been brought to you by:
Visual Resistance
www.visualresistance.org
CASA
http://www.chiapaspeacehouse.org/

Exhibition Funded in part by the NYS Council on the Arts
and Dedalus Foundation

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