Recontextualizing the Gallery Space: A Talk with DiverseWorks’ Ashley DeHoyos

 

Collective Presence, an evolving exhibition currently on view at DiverseWorks in Houston is described as “part exhibition, part curatorial concept, and part experiment.” It presents a program of micro artist residencies and public/community events inspired by ideas of land, territory, and decolonization in the Gulf Coast and Caribbean regions.

 

This week I sat down with Collective Presence curator Ashley DeHoyos of DiverseWorks to chat about her curatorial inspiration and about how this exhibition functions as a mechanism for recontextualizing the gallery as a space for artistic presentation and updates the conversation on what purpose galleries serve and who they operate for.

 


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