Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Philagrafika 2010

Are you into contemporary art or just art in general? Then Philagrafika 2010 is just for you! The contemporary art festival will take place in 80 venues throughout Greater Philadelphia, making it one of the largest art events in the country. From January 29 to April 11, 2010, more than 300 artists from around the globe will feature works that engage the visual, intellectual and creative frontiers in printmaking.

Some of the artists include:
  • Jose Roca - Prior to becoming Artistic Director of Philagrafika 2010, Roca managed the arts program at the Banco de la República in Bogotá for a decade, establishing it as one of the most respected institutions in the Latin American circuit.
  • Pepón Osorio is best known for multimedia works that combine elements of popular culture, domestic life and performance in order to address political and cultural issues concerning Latino communities in the United States
  • Over the past 30 years, Self Help Graphics & Art has emerged as the leading visual arts cultural center which serves the predominantly Chicano/Mexicano community of Los Angeles.

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