Show Puts Contemporary Native Artists In Spotlight

Jun 22, 2013

Debra Yepa-Pappan plays with cultural trends and stereotypes in "Hello Kitty Tipi," part of the new 516 ARTS show.
Credit Courtesy 516 ARTS

516 ARTS in Albuquerque will premier "Land, Air, Seed" and "Octopus Dreams" on June 29. The show of contemporary Native artists explores issues of home and exile, displacement, and cultural reappropriation.

Megan Kamerick talks with curators Nancy Marie Mithlo, Suzanne Fricke and Beverly Morris, as well as artist Deborah Jojola of Isleta Pueblo and Suzanne Sbarge of 516 ARTS.