JUSTIN FAVELA: ALL YOU CAN EAT
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Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is pleased to present “All You Can Eat,” a solo exhibition by mixed-media artist Justin Favela.
Featuring larger-than-life piñatas depicting a visual feast of Tex-Mex cuisine, from “nachos supreme” to “chili con carne,” this site-specific installation, which is both playful and challenging, is intended to generate conversation about popular culture, the politics of food, and the Latinx experience in the U.S.
HCCC Curator Kathryn Hall explains the central ideas behind Favela’s installation: “Historically, food has been used as a powerful tool to unite people and to disarm adversaries. Through his work, Favela exposes the complex narratives found within the everyday mealsView more
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Live Podcast Interview: Justin Favela & Chef Alex Padilla
Friday, May 31, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Justin Favela will interview Alex Padilla, Executive Chef of the Original Ninfa’s on Navigation, for his Art People Podcastseries. Their discussion will explore the history of Tex-Mex and their relationships with this beloved cuisine, as well as provide a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a chef.
Friday, May 31, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
The evening will also feature the opening of Tiff Massey: A Different World in the Front Gallery and open studios by the current resident artists. Beer will be generously provided by Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. and delicious tacos from PAN de TACO food truck will be available for purchase.
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