FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon

An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen female artists who explore the concept of the fold in terms of form and conceptual metaphor in both stationary and time-based art media.

The fold is simple and complex at the same time – it is a physical act, a state of material, and a way to explain things that happen in other realms. The fold challenges space and even time, and as a symbolic paradigm, it offers an ever-expanding impulse for creativity.

The exhibition will be held in conjunction with the annual FESTIBA event, which will focus on the theme of borders in a way that offers opportunities to compare theoretical constructs with concrete realities.

Along with the exhibition, seven scholars from different disciplines; Philosophy, Psychology, Social History, the History of Art and Literature, and Women’s Studies will explore the concept of FOLD in their respective areas. 

The exhibition, with its speakers and the panel discussions, provides a unique opportunity to engage with the many voices and perspectives of notable, contemporary artists and demonstrates the way that art can offer inspirational insight into current societal issues and trends.

You can view the exhibition in four different locations including the UTRGV Edinburg Campus and the International Museum of Art and Science in McAllen.

For more information and a complete exhibition schedule, check out this flyer.

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 20

More dates through March 29, 2018

Visual Arts Building (VABL), Visual Arts Gallery
2412 US-281 BUS, Edinburg, TX 78539

Event Type

Community

Target Audience

Students, General Public, Staff, Faculty, Alumni

Location

Edinburg

Website

https://www.utrgv.edu/gcr/departments...

Cost

Free and open to the public.

Group

School of Art

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