de stijl | PODIUM FOR ART presents "En Bola" opening reception

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de stijl | PODIUM FOR ART presents "En Bola" opening reception
Untitled, 2017 by Jean-Sebastien Boncy and Roberto Jackson Harrington Photo courtesy of de stijl | PODIUM FOR ART

de stijl | PODIUM FOR ART will present “En Bola,” an exhibit featuring Austin collective Los Outsiders working in tandem with a trio of Texas artists. Using the occasion of this exhibition as an example of the Los Outsiders’ ethos of opportunity-making, “En Bola” pairs each of the Los Outsiders members — Michael Anthony Garciá, Roberto Jackson Harrington, and Hector Hernandez — with a different artist.

With sculpture and public installations made of found-objects (mostly clothing), Michael Anthony Garciá probes trenchant issues of personal and community identity. San Antonio printmaker Lisette Chavez combines prints and print-based installations fusing religious art, medical ephemera and botanical iconography.

The assembled sculpture of mass-produced objects and manipulated digital photographs of Roberto Jackson Harrington are sly subversions of traditional norms. Haitian-born, Houston-based photographer Jean-Sebastien Boncy captures quotidian, over-looked scenes of urban Houston for his open-source archive.

Hector Hernandez’s complexly staged photographs involving the human figure are simultaneously studies in form and provocative micro-stories. In large paintings, Laredo artist Mauro Martinez confronts the singular yet bifurcated geographical and social landscape of he U.S.-Mexico border.

The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog with an essay by art critic Jeanne Claire van Ryzin. Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through August 12. 

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de stijl | PODIUM FOR ART
1006 W. 31st St.
Austin , TX 78705

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