Artistic Practice

A collection of artistic works that show the broad range of contemporary practices in the world today.

El Héroe Senegalés
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El Héroe Senegalés

The short animated film El Héroe Senegalés is an intimate portrait of Mouhammed Diof, an undocumented Senegalese migrant living in Bilbao, who leapt into a river to save someone from drowning and catalyzed a political movement.

From Scratched Corneas to Critical Focus
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From Scratched Corneas to Critical Focus

The “Make Love Not War” bumper sticker on Harry Gamboa Jr.’s VW in 1970s East L.A. stood out against the police brutality his Chicano community experienced. One incident in particular left him bloodied and disoriented. He recounts the events that gave him the critical focus for his photographic artistic practice.

Living Fossils
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Living Fossils

Amidst a record-breaking national heat wave and second year of rampant wildfires, a group of dancers construct a new form of environmental advocacy in the California redwoods.

The Cold Mountains
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The Cold Mountains

Photographs of the Nuosu people whose complicated spiritual and sociocultural crisis grows more and more severe in the Cold Mountains in Southern Sichuan, China.

Women of the Cold Mountains
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Women of the Cold Mountains

By documenting women of different ethnicities, ages, and occupations, this series documents a cross-section of women’s beauty, strength, and empowerment in the Cold Mountains of Southern Sichuan, China.

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