Parlor Room Visiting Artist Lecture Series Presents:
Risa Puleo in conversation with Iván LOZANO & Gonzalo Reyes Rodríguez
Curator Risa Puleo's exhibition Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the American Justice System is currently on view at the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston through January 4, 2019. Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, curated for Bemis Center for Contemporary Art during her year as curator-in residence, will travel through the summer of 2019 to MoCA North Miami, Blue Star Art Space and Southwest School of Art and Craft in San Antonio, The Nerman Art Museum in Kansas City, and The Soap Factory Minneapolis.
Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez’s work addresses the temporal experience with images and documentary forms. Working across photography, and video his projects examine political optics as applied to the human body in the social contradictions of immigration and globalization. His work has been presented in exhibition at MoCA, North Miami; Galeria Gabriela Mistral, Santiago; Worm Gallery, Valparaiso; Vox Populi, Philadelphia; and a solo show at the Windor Contemporaneo, Madrid. He has studied at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, received a B.F.A from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and an M.F.A from the University of Pennsylvania.
IVAN LOZANO (b. Guadalajara, Mexico) lives and works in Chicago. He received a MFA from SAIC in 2011. LOZANO was the programming director for the Cinematexas International Short Film festival, co-founder of a feminist video collective (Austin Video Bee), a net art blog (CTRL+W33D), and founder of an ad-hoc digital press (IMAGE FILE PRESS) and Latinx/Indigenous artist podcast series (ARCHIVES + FUTURES). His work has recently been exhibited at 6018North, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Bluestar Contemporary, the Leslie-Lohman Museum for Gay and Lesbian Art, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, and the National Museum of Mexican Art.