MFA Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Pedro Reyes
Jun 27 2012 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Part of the MFA Program in Studio Art's 18th Annual Summer Lecture Series featuring noted visiting artists and curators.
Pedro Reyes is a Mexican artist. He uses sculpture, architecture, video, performance and participation. His works aims to increase individual or collective agency in social, environmental or educational situations. Trained as an architect, Reyes steeps his projects in his underlying interest in structural design and building principles. However, this presence goes beyond the formal aspects of architecture; in his practice, the utilization of space is infused with symbolic as well as physical schemes to enhance human communication and creativity. He explores the ways in which a space is capable of allowing individual moments of liberation or activating the interaction between a group of people.
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