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)

This exhibit is made up of woodblock prints and stencils made by ASAR-O
(Oaxacan Assembly of Revolutionary Artists), a collective involved in
popular movement APPO in Oaxaca, Mexico. ASAR-O formed in October of
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
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
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
a documnentary filmed and edited by indigenous people of CODEP(Committee
Organized in Defense of the People’s Rights) in Oaxaca.

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
in NYC who worked with the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the exhibit
Mexico & Modern Printmaking.
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

This exhibit has been brought to you by:
Visual Resistance

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

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