Contemporary Art Month
ABOUT THE 2019 CAM PERENNIAL
Blue Star Contemporary is pleased to partner with Contemporary Art Month (CAM) to present the 2019 CAM Perennial, featuring an exchange between San Antonio and the City of El Paso, Texas. The curator for 2019 is Kevin Burns, Assistant Curator at the El Paso Museum of Art. Kevin Burns joined EPMA’s curatorial department in 2017. Since, he has organized multiple exhibitions from EPMA’s permanent collection including West Texas: Waypoint and Homeand served as curator for Julie Speed: East of the Sun and West of the Moon, as well as the Transborder Biennial and related convening. Kevin also works to advance EPMA’s public and scholarly programs through the organization of Art Talks, lectures, and symposia. Kevin received a master’s degree in art history from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.On view now through May 5th at Blue Star Contemporary, “Ghostly Demarcations”, curated by Kevin Burns, features the work of eight El Paso/Juárez and San Antonio artists who investigate structures and origins, be they societal, cosmological, familial, or personally constructed through memory and experience. Using various media, these artists simultaneously construct conceptual frameworks, address their tenuousness, and critique and upend them.