From left to right: Photo: Mason Wilson; Photo: Sam Fritch; Photo: Elliott Jerome Brown Jr.
Join artist Pepón Osorio for a conversation about his creative practice and use of individual stories to address critical social issues affecting Latinx and working-class communities in the United States. He will be joined by the co-curators of “Pepón Osorio: My Beating Heart/ Mi corazón latiente,” Bernardo Mosqueira and Margot Norton, to discuss his elaborate, large-scale environments and his career-long investment in the question of how to better care for one another.
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Pepón Osorio (b. 1955, San Juan, Puerto Rico; he/him) lives and works between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Osorio is the recipient of numerous awards, including Guggenheim Fellowship (2021), United States Artists Fellowship (2018), and MacArthur Fellowship (1999). In 2006, Osorio was nominated by former President Barack Obama to the National Council on the Arts, an advisory committee of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Margot Norton (she/her) is the Chief Curator at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, and former Allen and Lola Goldring Senior Curator at the New Museum. Most recently, Norton co-curated “Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined” and the 2021 New Museum Triennial, “Soft Water Hard Stone.”
Bernardo Mosqueira (he/him) is Chief Curator at Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA), and former ISLAA Curatorial Fellow at the New Museum. He curated “Wynnie Mynerva: The Original Riot,” also on view. Other recently curated exhibitions include “Vivian Caccuri and Miles Greenberg: The Shadow of Spring” and “Daniel Lie: Unnamed Entities.” Mosqueira is also founder and artistic director of Solar dos Abacaxis, an institute for experimentation in art, education, and social transformation in Rio de Janeiro.
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