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ESPEJO QUEMADA – DONNA HUANCA Opening Remarks
June 25 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree
Opening remarks for ESPEJO QUEMADA is at 11:00 am, Friday, June 25, 2021.
Donna Huanca presents a series of new works commissioned by Ballroom Marfa in her exhibition ESPEJO QUEMADA. Huanca creates experiential installations that incorporate paintings, sculptures, video, scent, and sound. The profound experiences and memories of Huanca’s first visit to Marfa in 2005 inspired the work in the exhibition. The artworks draw on visual, cultural, and mythological cues informed by feminism, decolonialism, and the artist’s personal and familial histories, while simultaneously engaging with the biodiversity, geology, and dark skies of Far West Texas. The sky was particularly striking for Huanca–animated with cosmic and extraterrestrial forces while also revealing the natural rhythms of the sun and moon.
Visitors can sign up for a free appointment for both the remarks and/or viewing by clicking here.
“At this time we require all visitors make a free appointment to view our exhibition. If you are making appointments for a group please make multiple reservations and include contact information for each visitor.
Viewings are 45 minutes and we ask that masks be worn and social distancing is observed during your time with us, thank you.”