Julio Salgado

  • News

    September 18, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Ten must-attend 2014 PrideFest events in Denver

    PrideFest is back, and the LGBTQ community is prepping to hit the streets where booze flows, bodies grind, rainbow flags wave and skin burns under the sun. While there are the usual liquor drenched festivities, thumping dance parties and ample opportunities to cruise, there are less debaucherous opt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Carlos Fresquez on Los Phantazmas and Chicano art

    The English translation of Los Phantazmas is "The Ghosts," says artist Carlos Fresquez, explaining his art collective's name, which evokes the invisible work that many Latinos, Mexicans and Chicanos perform in the United States. The four-person collective emerged in the mid-'90s, disbanded around th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Favianna Rodriguez talks sexual liberation, immigration, racial justice and art

    When she was in high school, Favianna Rodriguez's parents wanted her to study to become a doctor. They supported her creativity, but subjected her to a string of math and science camps that monopolized her time. As an A , super-star student, she went to college, found herself pregnant, had an aborti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Poet Yosimar Reyes on the power of personal narratives

    Your story matters, says poet Yosimar Reyes, who denies the dominant narrative of United States citizenship, that "real Americans" are blue-eyed, blond-haired, white, upper-middle class men fully assimilated into the American Dream. This isn't historical; this isn't reality, he says:This is a nati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Queer undocumented artist Julio Salgado speaks out

    Artists often choose to take big risks: In 1971, Chris Burden made art history when he had his assistant shoot him in the arm; just last November, Petr Pavlensky nailed his scrotum to Moscow's Red Square cobblestones. These artists' transgressions were aesthetic choices; when Julio Salgado, who migr ... More >>

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    March 13, 2014