Mujeres de Maiz: 20 Years of Artivism & Herstory en L.A.
retropsective group exhibition
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
Los Angeles, CA
March 4—May 29th, 2017
An Annual Intercultural, Interdisciplinary Intergenerational Arts Happening with performance ofrendas (offerings) of music, spoken word, dance, artisans and vendors featuring all womxn and queer/trans people of color since 1997. This event is for, by and about & organized by the labor of WOC & QTWOC holisitic Artivists. Please support! Join us in creating our liberation and feminism in the flesh… “A world where many worlds fit” – Dicho Zapatista.
CELEBRATING & HONORING:
-20 Years of Mujeres de Maiz
-International Womxn’s Day,
-Womxn’s Herstory Month,
-Mexica New Year
-the coming of Spring
-the Opening Reception of our 3 Month-long Retrospective Exhibition at LA Plaza (thru 5/29/17)
Artists included: Claudia Mercado, Crystal Galindo, Debora Kuetzpal Vasquez, Emilia García, FE (Felicia Montes), Gabriela Malinalxochitl Zapata, Gina Aparicio, Isabel Avila, Liliflor Arte / Lilia Ramirez, Linda Vallejo, Margaret Quica Alarcon, Maria Ramos, Marisol Torres, Melanie Cervantes, Pola Lopez, Sarah Espinoza, Skryb Anu, Yreina Cervantez
PLATICAS: Power, Protest, Prayer
A day of platicas (talks) about Mujeres de Maiz’s predecessors, work, lineage, spirit and politic featuring artists, academics, and elders.
The conversations featuring the guests listed below are guided by key topics and questions and are geared to getting to know the art, politic, and spirituaity around the Mujeres de Maiz movemynt and it’s predecessors and contemporaries.