OCTOBER 19, 2012
Hosted during the opening reception for the exhibition "A Nation of Fear", Center Space Project presents a panel discussion that examines the current wave of violence in Mexico, its causes, and the widespread social and political effects, both in Mexico and the U.S. Moderated by Luis Vargas-Santiago, PhD candidate in Art History at The University of Texas at Austin, this discussion is fueled by the issues confronted by exhibiting artists Miguel Aragón, Adriana Corral, and Raymundo Delgadillo. Other discussants include Dr. Martha Menchaca, author of "Naturalizing Mexican Immigrants: A Texas History"; Dr. Fred Valdez Jr., Director of the Mesoamerican Archaeological Research Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin Pickle Research Campus; and Claudia Zapata, Director of Programs at the Mexic-Arte Museum.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "A Nation of Fear" on view at the VAC October 19 – November 10

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