SECCA to Present Talk@SECCA Featuring José Bedia and Alejandro Figueredo
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Sept. 14, 2018)—The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) is hosting a Talk @ SECCA featuring José Bedia and Alejandro Figueredo on Thurs,, Sept. 20 from 6–7:30 p.m. Cuban artists Bedia and Figueredo will discuss their work in SECCA’s exhibition Cubans: Post Truth, Pleasure, and Pain and will participate in a moderated conversation about artistic practice, particularly its cultural, political, and social aspects.
This event is free and open to the public and will include a cash bar (no bar charge for SECCA Members). It is being presented in partnership with Wake Forest University and the Duke University Forum for Scholars and Publics. The talk will be held in the Overlook Gallery at SECCA, which is located at 750 Marguerite Drive in Winston-Salem.
Cubans: Post Truth, Pleasure, and Pain, an exhibition featuring more than 60 works of art by 19 well-known and emerging Cuban artists, is guest curated by Elvia Rosa Castro and Gretel Acosta. It is on display at SECCA through November 4, 2018. The artists featured in the exhibition are: José Bedia, Ariel Cabrera, Celia & Yunior, Rafael Domenech featuring Ernesto Oroza, Alejandro Figueredo, Diana Fonseca, Aimée García, Rocío García, Luis Gárciga, Juan-si González, Manuel Mendive, Carlos Montes de Oca, Geandy Pavón, René Peña, Carlos Quintana, Sandra Ramos, Grethell Rasúa, and Yali Romagoza. Cubans: Post Truth, Pleasure, and Pain is sponsored by Marley Drug.
The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) is a creative leader of the arts in the Southeast, a museum boldly giving artists of the region a platform for visibility while connecting local communities with the international world of contemporary art. Located at 750 Marguerite Drive, the museum is open Tuesday through Sunday. For hours, please visit secca.org. SECCA is an affiliate of the North Carolina Museum of Art, a division of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. SECCA receives operational funding from The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Additional funding is provided by the James G. Hanes Memorial Fund.
About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Led by Secretary Susi H. Hamilton, NCDNCR’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development. NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C. Zoo, the nation’s first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call (919) 807-7300 or visit ncdcr.gov.
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