Artists are often on the frontlines of gentrification, moving into lower-income neighborhoods, making those neighborhoods more appealing to outsiders, and soon enough, being priced out themselves.
Building walls along borders are making national news, but at the Katzen Arts Center a local exhibit is about bridging borders. A new exhibition titled “The Looking Glass” highlights the work of ten artists from Latin America who now make their homes –and their living- in the D.C. region. We hear from two artists about how their experiences shape their art, and from the curator about the initiative highlighting the work of local artists.
- Jack Rasmussen Director and Curator, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
- Carolina Mayorga Visual artist
- Muriel Hasbun Artist and educator
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