Jul. 14, 2017

Jul. 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am Aug. 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


Capricho is a project by artist Mark Menjivar that activates the archives of his late grandfather, Joe Font. Originally from Puerto Rico, Font extensively photographed various places in Latin America for a period of over 30 years. A main component of the project is a book of photographs taken by Font, which has contextual information added by family and friends at his funeral. Menjivar complied, scanned, and laid out these archives into a new book with some hand written text. Additionally, Menjivar worked with families in the community to tend to their own family archives and create meaningful projects that reveal a shared human experience.

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