Join La Trienal curators in discussion with Xime Izquierdo Ugaz about their online photographic archive Se Que Fue Así Porque Estuve Allí, honoring the stories and voices of the artist’s chosen queer family. Collaborators Itzamna Huerta along with featured portrait sitters Midrene Lamy, Vianca Lugo, and Prince Malcon will also join the conversation to share their experience and contributions to the digital platform. A part of ESTAMOS BIEN – LA TRIENAL 20/21
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About Xime Izquierdo Ugaz :
Xime Izquierdo Ugaz is a multimedia artist, curator, educator, and language justice worker born in Lima, Perú. Their work primarily touches on the imprint of inter-generational trauma within their own family in relationship to place and migration. They are the visual arts co-curator at Nat. Brut and co-founder of the QTPOC virtual festival based in Perú, Cabritas Resistiendo en Cuarentena. They are also a co-organizer of BODYHACK, a party and mutual aid fund for trans and nonbinary people. Having grown up in a family of seamsters, Izquierdo Ugaz also has their own hand embroidery business and collection; Beso de Moza as well as recent collaboration with Omololu Babatunde, ROGUE THEIF, an upcycled denim brand honoring thieves. In addition, Izquierdo Ugaz is the author of the self-published Standing in the Bathroom in the Dark Thinking About Green and El Mismo Pozo/The Same Well. Their work has appeared in FEELINGS and their first chapbook is titled Estoy Tristeza (No, Dear Magazine & Small Anchor Press, 2018).
ESTAMOS BIEN: LA TRIENAL 20/21 is made possible by the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation. Leadership support is provided by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Generous funding is provided by the Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Lenore G. Tawney Foundation, Tony Bechara, and La Trienal Council.