Navigating the Space Between Borders: A Panel Discussion featuring artist Ana Teresa Fernández
Born in Tampico, Mexico and residing and working today in San Francisco, performance artist and painter Ana Teresa Fernández’s work addresses issues of place, identity and community. Join us for a presentation and panel discussion inspired by her installation in the Unsettled exhibition, Erasing the Border (Borrando la Frontera), a documentation of her performance piece based at the US/Mexico border.
Along with Ana Teresa Fernández, panel participants will include Dr. Daniel Enrique Pérez, associate professor of Chicanx and Latinx studies in the Department of World Languages and Literatures and the director of the Core Humanities program at the UNR, Dr. Linda Curcio Nagy, associate professor of History at UNR specializing in Mexican and Latin American cultural history and Alejandra Hernández Chávez, an active immigrant rights activist, born in Mexico, raised in Reno and formerly undocumented. Panel discussion will be moderated by Alberto Garcia, UNR Art History student, activist, and first-generation Mexican-American.