Tequio Aqui, Tequio Alla (Tequio Here, Tequio There) Art Exhibition Opening With Performances by Conjunto Jardin, banda Alma del Valle, and Oaxacan folkloric dance group Princesa Donaji

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Tequio Aqui, Tequio Alla (Tequio Here, Tequio There) Art Exhibition Opening With Performances by Conjunto Jardin, banda Alma del Valle, and Oaxacan folkloric dance group Princesa Donaji

Time: October 5, 2013 from 3pm to 6pm
Location: The William Grant Still Arts Center, West Adams
Street: 2520 S. West View Street
City/Town: Los Angeles, California 90016
Website or Map: http://wgsac.wordpress.com/20…
Phone: 323-734-1165
Event Type: art, exhibition, concert, dance, performance, community
Organized By: The William Grant Still Arts Center, City of Los Angeles DCA
Latest Activity: Sep 18, 2013

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Curated by Christina Sanchez and Cayetano Juarez for the William Grant Still Arts Center, Tequio Aqui, Tequio Alla brings together artists who are involved in sustaining or examining the Oaxacan practice of tequio in a post-migration urban context. The exhibition examines how this internalized tradition of service manifests itself in the civic, familial, and cultural lives of Oaxacan migrants. 

A tequio is a call to a pueblo to perform communal work for a mutual benefit; it is essentially a mandatory community service project that asks residents to contribute their labor free of charge. When Oaxacans in Los Angeles speak about these exercises in mutual aid they often describe something that goes far beyond supporting infrastructure projects in their hometowns. Instead, they are describing a way of life which is dedicated to ensuring the survival of their traditions and spiritual customs. The artists represented in this exhibition have all participated in various manifestations of tequio in their respective communities. 

Opening Reception & Concert:

Saturday, October 5, 2013, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Concert by Conjunto Jardin*

Procession led by banda Alma del Valle and Oaxacan folkloric dance group Princesa Donaji

*Sponsored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission via the Free Concerts in Public Sites program.

Exhibition Dates: October 5 to November 23, 2013

Artists: Cayetano Juarez, Christina Sanchez, Daniel Godnez Nivon in collaboration with the Asamblea de Migrantes Indgenas de la Ciudad de Mxico, Jeseca Dawson, Maricruz Shibaja, Noel Vargas Hernandez, and the West Adams neighborhoods Mujer de Barro, Mujeres de Hierro Collective (Woman of Clay, Women of Iron): Alma Cadilto, Ana Santamaria, Daisy Ocampo, Magally Catalan, Marilu Hinojosa, Maria Plata. 

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