HOLOCAUST MUSEUM HOUSTON’s Boniuk Center’s Latino Initiatives invites Latinx artists from the Houston area to participate in Withstand: Latinx Art During Times of Conflict.
This juried exhibition investigates the idea of resistance and its multiple ramifications in the visual arts, as well as the impact of political and/or social conflict on the creative process. The exhibition also explores themes of social justice and human rights in order to inspire conversations sparked by the artwork of Houston Latinx artists. Withstand is meant to be a platform that examines issues that impact the community, fosters dialogue on difficult questions, and ultimately empowers social change through art. Artists must select works that reflect these themes literally or metaphorically.
The show will be on view in conjunction with the inaugural Silverman Latin American Institute fellowship scheduled for Summer 2021. Latinx artists are invited to join the conversation on art as a catalyst of change, and stand together with educators and those interested in advocacy to learn about social justice, human rights, and the Holocaust.
Holocaust Museum Houston builds a more humane society by promoting responsible individual behavior, cultivating civility and pursuing social justice.