Art Workshop: Tribute to the Disappeared
Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders
“TRIBUTE TO THE DISAPPEARED”
Led by Andrea Arroyo, Artist and Curator
Saturday, May 9, 2015, 2-4pm
Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders.
550 W. 155th Street. New York, NY 10032
(Train #1 to 157th Street, Train C to 155th Street)
Free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome!
Tribute to the Disappeared is an art project in honor of people who have disappeared in Mexico (from the students from Ayotzinapa to the Women of Juarez) and other victims of violence and injustice around the world.
Just as the AIDS Memorial Quilt brought attention to the AIDS
epidemic, Tribute to the Disappeared aims to bring public attention to
another epidemic-that of innocent lives lost to the drug war, poverty
Join us for a session of art making and community sharing, as we create artworks that will become part of this international art project (over 250 artists from around the world are participating.)
Everyone is welcome to attend, no art experience needed.
A variety of art supplies will be provided, but feel free to also bring your own favorite materials and photos (If you knit, embroider or crochet, please bring your favorite supplies).
We look forward to a wonderful session of creativity, community and solidarity!
For information about Tribute to the Disappeared visit the facebook page.
For information about Andrea Arroyo: www.andreaarroyo.com
Thank you to our Supporters
Support for Mano a Mano is provided, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature; and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Mano a Mano extends special thanks to our City Council Member Mark Levine for his support.
Materials provided, in part by, Materials for the Arts.
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