Art @ Rohrbach–Medula Negra: Small Prints from Xalapa

The two printers on the street outside their Xalapa studio

Javier Arjona and Sebastian Fund

The Médula Negra exhibit, curated by Prof. Kevin McCloskey, will take place from September 15-October 15 at the Voices and Choices Gallery on the second floor of the Rohrbach Library.

EXHIBIT RECEPTION: Join us for a reception on Monday September 16th at 3pm to talk with Prof. McCloskey about his visit to Xalapa this summer when he met the artists and gathered the prints.

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT: This will be Médula Negra’s first U.S exhibition. Medula Negra of Xalapa Mexico, is the studio of two young printmakers, Javier Arjona and Sebastian Fund. Prints in the exhibition include woodcuts from Arjona’s 2012 series Metal Para Sordos (Heavy Metal for the Deaf) and Fund’s current project Huellas Lejanas (Distant Footprints) which involves printing
with abandoned shoes he finds in the streets.

The exhibition is scheduled to run from Sept 15-Oct.15 to coincide with National Hispanic Heritage Month 2013.

For more information, please contact Prof. Kevin McCloskey (Communication Design Dept at KU): 610-683-4525.


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