Connected Diaspora: U.S. Central American Visuality in the Age of Social Media

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Exhibit poster

Connected Diaspora: U.S. Central American Visuality in the Age of Social Media, an exhibition featuring the work of U.S. Central American artists is on display in the Fredric Jameson Gallery (115 Friedl Building, Duke East Campus) until 5 March. The exhibit casts light on a new generation of artists who visually reflect on U.S. Central American lives and experiences in the era of social media, building a creative community that transcends state lines and borders.

Curated by Veronica Melendez, the exhibit includes works by sixteen artists: Eddy Leonel Aldana, Kimberly Benavides, Erick Antonio Benitez, Jessy DeSantis, Xiomara Garay, Galileo Gonzalez, Celea Guevara, Kim LaVonne, Glenda Lissette, Kiara Machado, Juan Madrid, Julia Mata, Veronica Melendez, Dennissé Carlota Nieto Zelaya, Elizabeth Fernanda Rodriguez, and Johanna Toruño.

Follow these links to read reviews of the exhibition at Remezcla and Hyperallergic.