October 1, 2015
WHO: University Art Gallery at New Mexico State University
WHAT: A discussion panel, titled “Borderlands as Negotiated through the Arts.” For this event, a scholarly panel will consider the topic of visual and performance arts as creative catalysts that spark critical conversations among audiences about the global issues of border governance. This event is free and open to the public.
WHERE: The University Art Gallery at NMSU. The UAG is located in D.W. Williams Hall, at the intersection of University and Solano Avenues.
WHEN: 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3.
VISUALS: Featured guest speakers include “Between Here and There” exhibition artist Terri Warpinski, along with Larissa Lury, assistant professor of theater arts at NMSU, Ilana Lapid, assistant professor for NMSU’s Creative Media Institute, Kerry Doyle, director of the Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts at the University of Texas at El Paso, and Diana Molina, a scholar for the New Mexico Humanities Council Speaker’s Bureau and artistic director of the Juntos Art Association.
The University Art Gallery will also have on display the winning entries for the UAG’s biannual Banner Project. This Banner Project requested artists create pieces inspired by issues concerning borders and border culture. The project echoes the UAG exhibition, “Between Here and There,” which runs through Oct. 3 and confronts the complexities of borders on communities. For more information, contact the UAG administrator Jasmine Woodul directly at 575-646-2545 or firstname.lastname@example.org.