Calendar of Events

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Reception | 39. El Nopal by Fidencio Fifield-Perez

March 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Free

Fidencio Fifield-Perez

Memphis College of Art will host a reception honoring the works of MCA alumnus Fidencio Fifield-Perez (formerly Martínez) in the exhibition 39. El Nopal: No one visits the nopal until it bears fruit. The show will be on view in the Rust Hall Main Gallery Feb. 13-April 18. The show and reception are free and open to the public, as well as his Visiting Artist lecture on March 2.

Fifield-Perez’s work focuses on labor, societal perceptions of Los Invisibles, and maps as a simulation of reality. His work reflects on government practices toward the Latino community that he considers exploitative, marginalizing and reductive. As an undocumented immigrant, Fifield-Perez is acutely aware of the debate over politicized borders and of those who must traverse them.


Organizer

Memphis College of Art
Phone:
901-272-5100
Email:
info@mca.edu
Website:
mca.edu

Venue

Rust Hall – Main Gallery

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

+ Google Map


Memphis College of Art does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other status protected by law. Additional Information