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Latino Cartographies : Mapping the Past and Future of Houston’s Latino Art

Saturday, April 1, 2023

6:00 pm -

Latino cARTographies is an interactive and portable digital experience that displays the work of more than 180 Latino visual and performing artists from around the Houston area. With just a swipe of a finger, users can navigate a 75-inch interactive and bilingual wall-mounted display board that features 2,000 pieces of art, 17 art organizations, and 80 local landmarks that all speak to the importance of Houston’s Latino history. Told through narrative text, images, videos, maps, music, and QR codes, users can scroll through Houston’s many diverse neighborhoods while reading about a piece of art and its artist on a pop-up screen.

Houston Scottish Rite, 2401 Bellfort Ave.

Dr. Pamela Quiroz
Center for Mexican-American and Latino/a Studies
University of Houston