Please join us for the next Mission Muralismo@deYoung celebrating the artists and themes of Street Art San Francisco: Mission Muralismo. FREE Bring your posse. Great Carnaval Music and Dancing. Art. Talk.Costumes galore.
No glitter,please, otherwise come to your Carnaval fancy.
FRIDAY NIGHTS @ THE DE YOUNG MUSEUM FEB 5 2010 5-8:30 pm
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PRECITA EYES PRESENTS:
MISSION MURALISMO YEAR-LONG SERIES
Following an extraordinary fall kickoff that honored hundreds of Mission artists,
the de Young continues the First Friday Mission Muralismo series offering an enriching schedule of themed programs that celebrate the internationally recognized Mission District arts community. An exciting array of Mission artists, writers, performers and luminaries presenting talks and performances, sharing their art, insights, musings, experiences and perspectives about the work that has put the Mission District on the global arts map.¡CARNAVAL!
Carnaval in San Francisco’s Mission district is a visual feast, a glorious mix of Mission art, music, and dancing.
Carnaval’s Many Cultures, with a Mission Twist: Visual Euphoria, organized by Roberto Hernandez. Immerse yourself in a digital installation of Mission murals and outstanding Carnaval photographs and meet Carnaval artists featured in Street Art San Francisco: Mission Muralismo. www.carnavalsf.com
Hands-on art making for everyone, with “art diva” Kim Erickson. Construct a Carnaval headdress inspired by the museum’s Mesoamerican art collection.
Koret Auditorium 7:00 p.m.
Special talks organized by Annice Jacoby.
Annice Jacoby, editor of Street Art San Francisco: Mission Muralismo will speak on the Mission’s celebratory mural tradition that captures the annual revelry of Carnaval. Director, cultural historian, and author Judy Slattum leads journeys investigating art and ritual all over the world. She will explain the Dionysian roots of Carnaval and the elements of raucous abandon that still permeate the festivities today. Lou Dematteis, acclaimed photojournalist, and writer Willy Lizarraga will tell the story of Carnaval’s origin in San Francisco. Performances will include archival images, Mestre Beiçola playing pandeiro, and Carnaval dancer Akiva Anders.