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Infrarrealista Review Launch Party
Saturday, March 7, 2020 | 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
El Luchador Bar, 622 Roosevelt AVE, San Antonio, TX 78210

Infrarrealista Review Event Flyer Image Infrarrealista Review is a literary journal that invites Texan writers who are outside of the literary tradition to reject binaries and take control over their narratives, and art, rather than accepting labels largely invited by white academics.

We have borrowed the name Infrarrealistas from the avant-garde literary movement started in Mexico City.

Our launch party is proud to present music by the San Antonio band Mirame. The group fuses indie rock with R&B and various Latin music genres and shed light on Culture, Environmentalism, and Love. Scholar of Tejanx music, DJ San Quilmas, will also play a special set. Anel H. Flores, also a San Antonio Native and author of the Queer Chicanx novel, Empanada, will be reading amongst other Texan writers and poets.


School Closures and Black Depopulation in Austin, Texas | Ricardo H. Lowe
Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 12:30 pm | Brazos Hall

Ricardo Lowe Photo, 2020This project explores the role of local public policy – in particular, school closing decisions – in displacing Austin African Americans from their homes and neighborhoods in the heart of Texas.


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Will Wilson Holds Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange (CIPX)

Brandy Hill, Ruby Longoria and Rebecca Jenson  at CIPX EventOn November 16, 2019, photographer and artist Will Wilson held a Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange [CIPX] with members and allies of central Texas’ indigenous communities.  Dine’ artist Will Wilson started the CIPX as a direct counter to the centennial celebration of Edward S. Curtis’ compendium of Native American and indigenous subjects.

Photography students Brandy Hill, Ruby Longoria and Rebecca Jenson hold a tintype they helped develop during a CIPX San Marcos workshop in November. 

More about CIPX can be found on the CIPX news page.