Culture has a powerful ability to shape many aspects of personal identity including political, social and familial interactions. Gender also plays a powerful role in this equation. Much has been made about how cultures structure male and female roles, but what happens when this culture is transplanted to a new space and is forced to confront entirely new national ideologies?
Questions such as these serve as a thematic framework for the Mestizo Institute of Culture and Art’s (MICA) newest exhibition, Creadoras de Cultura: Activismo y Espiritualidad(Creators of Culture: Activism and Spirituality), a two-woman show featuring the art of Ruby Chacón and Natalia Deeb-Sossa.
Read the review in the March 2015 edition of 15 Bytes.