Exploring the Latino cARTographies Immersive Experience
Recently, we had the opportunity to attend the Latino cARTographies Immersive Experience, where I got to see one of the digital billboards in action. And let me tell you, it was an incredible experience. The billboard celebrates Latino culture and identity through art. Seeing it on the big screen was even more impressive, as every detail of the piece was brought to life in a larger-than-life format.
But the immersive experience is just one aspect of the larger Latino cARTographies project, which aims to showcase the diversity and richness of Latino art in Houston. The University of Houston’s Center for Mexican American Studies has been the key player in this project, documenting the work of talented Houston-area artists who are using their art to explore themes of community, identity, and social justice.
So where can you see the digital billboards now that the immersive experience is over? That’s a good question and one that we don’t have an answer to just yet. But we’re excited to see how the project will expand and evolve in the coming months, and we’ll be sure to keep you updated as we learn more.
In the meantime, we encourage you to explore the world of Houston’s Latino art on your own. Check out the work of local artists, visit museums and galleries that showcase Latino art, and look for opportunities to get involved in the Houston art scene. By supporting these artists, we’re not just celebrating their individual talents – we’re also celebrating the diversity and richness of our own community.
So let’s raise a glass (or a paintbrush) to the incredible Latino artists who are making their mark on the Houston art scene. Their creativity and passion inspire us all, and we can’t wait to see what they’ll come up with next.
Sandra Fernandez is a professional communicator, tech enthusiast, book lover, and blogger. You can find her main blog at SandraSays.com and more of her writing at HispanicHouston.com.