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Thursday Talks: Arlene Mejorado

Thursday Talks: Arlene Mejorado

Artist Talk

December 15, 2022 6:00pm


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This program was originally scheduled for November 17 and has been postponed to December 15. 

Arlene Mejorado will be in conversation with Christina Fernandez on Thursday, December 15 at 6pm PST on Zoom. Arlene Mejorado (b. Los Angeles) is a Los Angeles-based multidisciplinary artist whose practice spans analog and digital photography, video, and installation. Mejorado’s work employs documentary forms, visual media, everyday materials, and repurposed documents to counter cultural erasure and personal, collective, diasporic, and migrant experiences and stories. She earned her BA in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas, Austin, and is currently an MFA candidate in Visual Arts at UCSD.

Mejorado currently has work on view in Tierra Entre Medio at the Culver Center of the Arts through April 2, 2023. Tierra Entre Medio is organized by UCR ARTS and is curated by Christina Fernandez, artist, with Joanna Szupinska, senior curator. The exhibition is organized in conjunction with Christina Fernandez: Multiple Exposures, a major survey exhibition concurrently on view at the California Museum of Photography.

Image: Arlene Mejorado, My Cousin Ana’s Apartment, Winnetka, CA, 2021. Courtesy of the artist.

Thursday Talks are made possible with the support of the Marjorie and Glenn Thomas Memorial Fund. Programs at UCR ARTS are supported by the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at UCR, and the City of Riverside.

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