BORDERLAND COLLECTIVE: ONE TO ANOTHER
September 6, 2018 6:00 pm - September 6, 2018 8:00 pm
Artpace is pleased to announce its fall exhibition, Borderland Collective: One to Another, led by artists Mark Menjivar, Molly Sherman, and Jason Reed. One to Another activates Artpace’s Hudson Showroom and Main Space galleries. The exhibition invites viewers to contemplate their own familial migration stories within the context of larger migration narratives. Stories gathered from around the country will serve as a starting point, but the exhibition also utilizes forensic archives, video and sound installations, a refugee housing unit, and United Nations hearings to engender a critically conscious reading of how narratives are constructed within layered contexts of media, politics, and individual lives.
“Borderland Collective was founded on the idea that collaboration has the potential to both broaden and deepen the narratives of our world,” said Borderland Collective director Jason Reed. “We see the show at Artpace as a way to make work with a broad spectrum of the community that attempts to slow down the rhetoric around migration and create opportunity to learn from one another.”
The exhibition will also turn Artpace’s galleries into spaces of listening, critical inquiry, and participation. This will happen in the form of multiple community programs through partnership with Artpace. On September 27th, Borderland Collective will host a panel talk on the topic of migrant death featuring a forensic pathologist from Texas State University. The group will also host a pedagogy workshop with details forthcoming and a book release of the seventh volume of their Migration Stories series on December 13th. All programs will occur at Artpace and are free and open to the public.
One to Another opens Thursday, September 6th and runs through Sunday, December 30th. The public opening will be September 6th from 6-8pm featuring beer sponsored by Künstler Brewing.