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An Evening with Tomás Ochoa

  • Museum of Latin American Art 628 Alamitos Ave. Long Beach, CA 90802 United States (map)
Tomas Ochoa at MOLAA

Tomas Ochoa at MOLAA

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Admission to this event & the Museum is covered when you donate to Long Beach Gives!
Members - Free

Join us for an open discussion and guided tour of Memento: An Anthological Exhibition with Ecuadorian artist, Tomás Ochoa.

Ochoa will be answering questions about his creative process and guide attendees on an intimate tour of his works at MOLAA in conversation MOLAA’s Chief Curator, Gabriela Urtiaga.

DONATE $10 to our Long Beach Gives Fundraiser and get admission to this event and our Museum!


About Tomás Ochoa

Tomás Ochoa (Ecuador, b. 1965) uses painting, photography, video and installation to address issues of nature, biodiversity, representation, borders and territories, and memory. He has lived and worked in Colombia since 2016 where he studies the country’s socio-political narratives and their effects on its inhabitants and the landscape. His current works are created with an experimental process that utilizes gunpowder and fire to transfer images onto canvas in what he calls “photography that is not photography and painting that is not painting.” Using materials associated with devastation and trauma to confront past wrongs, Ochoa’s works embody a catharsis, creating from destruction.

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Earlier Event: September 19
Long Beach Gives
Later Event: September 21
Smithsonian Museum Day