• July 28, 2021
 NMSU Video Art Exhibit Examines Border Zones, Water Insecurity and Other Issues

NMSU Video Art Exhibit Examines Border Zones, Water Insecurity and Other Issues

Twelve short video art pieces will be on display at the University Art Gallery at New Mexico State University as part of the one-day exhibit ‘Border Zones and Liminal Bodies: A Video Art Exhibition.’

“Border zones are contact zones and these are liminal spaces where the comfort of some bodies are built upon the violence and erasure of other bodies,” said Catherine Jonet, associate professor of gender and sexuality studies and Feminist Border Arts Film Festival director.

“These videos show the different ways art can engage with the most pressing social issues of our time.”

The program is the first of two screening events for this year’s Feminist Border Arts Film Festival organized by gender and sexuality studies in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in collaboration with NMSU’s Creative Media Institute. The main program of the third annual Feminist Border Arts Film Festival will screen films from 6-8:30 p.m. April 16 in the CMI Digital Theater.

The show will be presented from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, March 12 at the University Art Gallery, 1390 E. University Avenue.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information, visit genders.nmsu.edu-film-festival.

Author: Minerva Baumann – NMSU

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