Observing Whiteness: A Pop-Up Exhibit by Liliana Angulo Cortés
May 14, 2018 - June 8, 2018
CSRPC Community Lounge
Liliana Angulo Cortés presents a mixed media exhibit that reflects on the constructions of race and the privilege of representation in the urban space and in the subjective realm. The exhibit contains works developed while the artists lived in Chicago. Race, representation and violence are the main issues connecting the objects. Free and open to the public.
About the artist:
Liliana Angulo is a multi-media artist from Colombia. Her work has been featured in individual and collective exhibits across the Americas, Asia, and Europe. In her work, Angulo has explored questions of the body and the image and their relationship to constructs of gender, ethnicity, language, history, and politics. She uses a variety of media including photography, video installation, sculpture performance, and sound.Her commitment to working with communities of African descent has led her to use art to examine issues of representation, racial discourses, identity, performative practices, cultural traditions, and the politics of reparation.