National Museum of Mexican American Art

La Muerte Niña: Day of the Dead

rte_nina_website

Once again my work will be part of the Museum’s annual Day of the Dead exhibition

Opening Reception on Friday, September 18th, 2015 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Exhibition continues through December 13, 2015

La Muerte Niña: Day of the Dead exhibition is dedicated to the 43 missing students from the Ayotzinapa, Guerrero Teachers College, missing since September 26, 2014.

The exhibition will include 13 ofrendas and 116 art pieces from more than 90 artists from the U.S. and Mexico.

“Filero”

OM_switchblade2

“Filero” part of series of images dealing with gentrification as a form of erasure and dissipation of political energy in communities that have suffered systematic violence, criminalization, segregation, police brutality, inadequate schools, etc., etc.

Location Histories

I’ve been fascinated with the issue of data collection since I first started using the internet and mobile devices. I made these images from the information that Google has collected from my mobile devices and laptop in the past year.Magallanes_SGV_2015

Magallanes_Los-Angeles_SGV_2015

Magallanes_UCLA_2015_Focus

Magallanes_Casa_2015

Crossing Borders Exhibition

October 22 – December 4, 2014
Opening reception: October 22, 2014
Conversation with the artists, October 22, 6 p.m.

1458494_919433764753361_4315999382210543191_n
Guest curator Eric Almanza ‘04, a CSUDH alumnus and painter whose works will also be on display. He has selected the following artists whose work focuses on migration and immigration: Nery Gabriel Lemus, Oscar Magallanes, Antonio Pelayo, Eric Almanza and San Jose pure-fiber artist Consuelo Jimenez Underwood.