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November 8, 2016 - January 29, 2017

Balcony Gallery


Opening Reception: 
Tweed Museum of Art
November 17, 2016
6:00 to 8:00pm
Free and open to the public


Maria Cristina Tavera is a Latina artist, curator, and activist who lives and works in Minneapolis. Her work is influenced by her transnational upbringing split between Minnesota and Mexico. This installation explores the past concepts of "Casta", a term coined by the Spanish in the 17th and early 18th centuries to refer to people of mixed ethno-racial heritage and the contemporary typological concepts of racial identity in the Latin American diaspora.


Gallery Talk about Un-typing Casta with Jamie Ratliff

January 19, 2017 6:00-7:30 PM



(Press kit contents: Press release, selected images, artist biography)


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