A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

From A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton, BC - To Sep 17

by Robin Laurence

Subtitled Art and Activism: Contemporary Printmaking from Oaxaca, Mexico, this group show spotlights the block prints, graffiti murals and stencilled artworks created by two Oaxaca-based artist collectives. Dedicated to social activism and advocacy, the practices of Colectivo Subterráneo and Taller Artistico Comunitario are interventionist and youth-oriented, manifesting in the street and other public spaces as well as through social networking strategies.

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