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Creating Art in/with Community: A Conversation with Josúe Rojas and Professor John Jota Leaños
May 11, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | The Institute of the Arts & Sciences Gallery
Join us for a public conversation at the Institute of the Arts and Sciences between artist Josúe Rojas and Professor John Jota Leaños (Executive Committee of the Dolores Huerta Research Center for the Americas). Josué Rojas is a Salvadoran-American artist from the Bay Area who has done murals throughout the country. Exploring subjects such as identity, immigration, and culture in his work, Rojas will be discussing his artistic practice in/with community. He is the Huerta Center’s artist-in-residence for Spring quarter, a residency which is being generously cosponsored with the Arts Research Institute’s Arts and Oppression initiative, the Institute for Arts and Sciences, The Humanities Institute, and the UC National Center for Free Speech and Civil Engagement’s VOICE initiative.
This event is free and open to the public.