About the Event
Lawndale invites you to join C. Ondine Chavoya, co-curator of Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A., for a walk through of the exhibition on Saturday, May 11 at 2 PM. During this public program, Chavoya will guide attendees through Axis Mundo, sharing background on the origination and curation of this groundbreaking exhibition.
Ondine Chavoya is Professor of Art History and Latina/o Studies at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He is the author of numerous texts on Chicano avant-garde art, video, and experimental cinema, and is a leading figure in the field of Latinx art history and visual culture. He is co-editor of Chicano and Chicana Art: A Critical Anthology recently published by Duke University Press. His curatorial projects have addressed issues of collaboration, experimentation, social justice, and archival practices in contemporary art. Chavoya has organized exhibitions and events including Asco: Elite of the Obscure, A Retrospective, 1972-1987, the first museum retrospective to present the wide-ranging work of the performance and conceptual art group Asco (2011-2013) with Rita Gonzalez, and Robert Rauschenberg: Autobiography (2016) and Michel Auder: Chronicles and Other Scenes (2004) with Lisa Dorin.
Axis Mundo is on view in Lawndale’s John M. O’Quinn and Cecily E. Horton Galleries through Sunday, June 2, 2019.