- Objective/Reality: Gabriel Orozco with Colm Tóibín
Objective/Reality: Gabriel Orozco with Colm Tóibín
Famed visual artist Gabriel Orozco often utilizes everyday objects to re-contextualize and challenge notions of reality. The artist is joined by celebrated author and Festival Chair Colm Tóibín (whose latest book, On Elizabeth Bishop, is nominated for a 2016 National Book Award), to discuss Orozco’s brilliant and insightful work, and its relationship to Mexico’s current artistic and cultural movements.
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