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Paneles / Panales

Honored to be the featured artist for Latinos in Architecture's celebration of Piñata Festival as part of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center's Dia De Los Muertos programing. I have been commissioned to create a new installation in response to the ESB-MACC's architecture and mission. Here is rendering of the proposal and description of the work. Click here for more information about the festival and Latinos in Architecture. In Paneles/Panales, Michael Anthony García references both solar panels, in this case angled downwards to be "charged" by the community viewers below and artificial honeycombs, liking the extinction of the bees to the vanishing People of Color in Austi


Over the summer I had the opportunity to collaborate on a project with good friend and former Los Outsiders member, Jaime Salvador Castillo on a project for The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, based in Salt Lake City. The work, titled whereABOUTS, is a traveling social practice installation that we developed for the inside for their Art Truck. The work is comprised of several altered maps of the areas the truck will travel to in the state over the course of a year. At each stop, students will take a tour of the installation and create maps of their own which reflect the places that are important to them and define their sphere of existence. Their maps are then added to the installation and


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