Culture Fix: Cyndy Garcia-Weyandt on The Spun Universe
Talk / Lecture
12:00 to 1:00
Wed, November 2, 2016
Over the years, the neighborhood of Zitakua in Tepic, Mexico, has been a vibrant center of production of Wixárika (Huichol) art. This gallery talk by Cyndy Garcia-Weyandt explores the dynamic practice of yarn painting among contemporary Wixárika artists. Garcia-Weyandt discusses the impact of globalization on their artistic production and the commercialization of yarn paintings formerly reserved for ceremonial use.