"Otro Corazón": An Expanded Exhibition and Slideshow Lecture by Melanie Cervantes

Exhibit - Painting | February 8 | 5-7 p.m. |  The Shorb House

 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Melanie Cervantes, Dignidad Rebelde

 Latinx Research Center

"Melanie creates visual art that is inspired by the people around her and her communities’ desire for radical social transformation. Her intention is to create a visual lexicon of resistance to multiple oppressions that will to inspire curiosity, raise consciousness and inspire solidarities among communities of struggle. 

Co-founder of Dignidad Rebelde in 2007, a graphic arts collaboration that produces screen prints, political posters and multimedia projects that are grounded in Third World and indigenous movements, Melanie has exhibited extensively nationally and internationally including at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco); National Museum of Mexican Art (Chicago); and Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY).  Her work is in the permanent collections of the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, the Latin American Collection of the Green Library at Stanford, and the Library of Congress and the as well as various private collections throughout the U.S."

 CA, jgberumen@berkeley.edu, 4153772374