For years, Minaya reflected warped perceptions of Indigenous and diasporic peoples by concealing bodies in textiles; now, she is revealing the people behind the patterns.
Cuando Cambia el Mundo (When the World Changes) invites audiences to deconstruct their own biases.
Themes of tourism, migration, and national identity inform the exhibition’s formidable and, at times, paradoxical quest to a shared homeland.
I’m here to entertain you, but only during my shift flirts with beauty, ecology, and the desire to be seen, without capitulating to the pull of exoticization.
In Building a Better Monument, nine artists remind us of the work that anti-racist monuments and movements must do: memorialize the fallen, while stoking the righteous anger needed for transformation.
Running August 5 through 8, region(es): CENTRAL includes an exciting lineup of virtual workshops, artist talks, and outdoor screenings.
In unifying contemporary tropical realities with histories of colonization, Minaya demonstrates how imperialist attitudes survive in the discourse and commodification culture surrounding tropical tourism.
Joiri Minaya presents a series of color photographs along with poetically descriptive texts that reflect on the immigrant experience.
Wendy Vogel’s curated section at Volta NY reminds us that we carry our identities with us always — even inside the artificial environment of an art fair.