Transcending Border Film Series: Taller Artesanal de Don Alfonso Castillo Orta

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Date(s) - 06/22/2018
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Brancheau PE Complex


Transcending Borders, a free, five-part documentary film discussion series, at Parottia Hall on the WNMU campus. Featuring the stories behind the art of four world-renowned Mexican folk artists, and a photographer storyteller from Oaxaca, discussion with the artisans will follow each film.

Friday, June 22nd  4:30pm-6pm
Admission: FREE
Room 249, WNMU Brancheau PE Complex (follow the signs from the Fiesta Latina drink tent)

Film one, “Taller Artesanal de Don Alfonso Castillo Orta – An Introduction to the Unique Creative Process of the Castillo Family.”                                                                                                                

San Antonio-based ceramicist Patricia Castillo shares tales and images of her life’s passion, working with her family in Puebla, Mexico, to preserve their acclaimed clay art tradition. Patricia melds traditional Mexican folk art forms such as the “Arbol de la Vida” and “Day of the Dead” themes, with her unique expression of contemporary life.

Thanks to our special sponsor, the New Mexico Humanities Council.

This event is part of the Fiesta Latina weekend, June 22-24, 2018

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