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New work from Mexico: Alec Dempster and Teresa Irene Barrera
September 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pmFree
Teresa Irene will be showing recent painting inspired by the diversity of traditional mexican music. She is sought after in Mexico by a wide range of musicians from different regions to create posters, album covers, animation and set design. Recently, she was commissioned by Guillermo Velázquez to create art for the annual Festival de Huapango Arribeño.
Alec’s recent series of prints is the fruit of a collaboration with Colombian musician Alejo Garcia. Each of the prints is a reflection on one of Alejo’s compositions from the upcoming album “Americanotl”. Varied themes include migration, Latin American history, relationships and mythology. In November he will join Alejo in Medellín, Colombia for the launch of “Americanotl”. Other work created since moving from Toronto to Mexico City in December 2016 will also be on display.
We hope to see you at Artscape Young Place on Friday, Septermber 8.
Time: 10am to 10pm
7pm – Artist Talk
Location: Room 107