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Christina Fernandez: Multiple Exposures


California Museum of Photography

September 10, 2022 - February 5, 2023


This landmark exhibition surveys the work of Christina Fernandez, the crucially important Los Angeles-based artist who has spent thirty years in a rich exploration of migration, labor, gender, her Mexican-American identity, and the unique capacities of the photographic medium itself. Christina Fernandez: Multiple Exposures brings together the artist’s most important bodies of works for the first time, allowing audiences to discover the threads that connect them, both formal and conceptual. Through work that spans decades, Fernandez compels us to reconsider history, the border, and the real lives that cross and inhabit them.

 

The exhibition will be accompanied by the first major monographic catalogue of her work, co-published with the Chicano Studies Research Center at UCLA.

 

Christina Fernandez: Multiple Exposures is organized by UCR ARTS and is curated by Joanna Szupinska, Senior Curator, California Museum of Photography at UCR ARTS. Chon Noriega, Director, Chicano Studies Research Center at UCLA, is curatorial advisor.


This exhibition is available to other venues through UCR ARTS Traveling Exhibitions. Please contact the museum for more information.


Christina Fernandez: Multiple Exposures was made possible by grants from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Support for the publication was provided by AltaMed Health Services, Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, and Furthermore: a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund. Programs at UCR ARTS are supported by the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at UCR, and the City of Riverside.


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Image: Christina Fernandez, Lavandería #1, 2002. Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Luisotti, Los Angeles.