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Note from Rosemary Meza-DesPlas – My exhibitions and spoken word performances for spring and summer have been largely canceled or postponed. The following is an update of scheduled exhibitions. Stay healthy and sane!

Podcast with PROArtes México

PROArtes México is the brainchild of Stephanie Garcia and Peter Hay. Aquí&Allá – Here & There: Conversations with Creators from MX & USA. In this bilingual series, PROArtes México sits down with contemporary artists working in the USA or MX and discusses their work, concepts, ideas, and interests in their preferred language. With translated versions of the interviews available on our website, PROArtesMexico.com.mx. Follow along as they jump the border to connect artists from Mexico and the USA.

Link to podcast: https://anchor.fm/proartes-mex/episodes/Episode-1-1-with-Rosemary-Meza-DesPlas-edhkep

Podcast with Fifty Feminist States

Fifty Feminist States is a podcast hosted by Amelia Hruby, a writer, podcaster and academic living in Chicago. She travels to hear these stories and produces each episode herself. Fifty Feminist States is a roadtripping, storytelling podcast featuring feminist activists and artists from all fifty US states. Each episode focuses on a single state, featuring the work of one or more activists and/or artists there to explore a local issue from the lens of gender justice and queer liberation.

Link to podcast: https://www.fiftyfeministstates.com/podcast/new-mexico-2-3

Studio Visit with Amos Eno Gallery

Founded in 1974, Amos Eno Gallery is one of New York City’s longest operating artist-run gallery spaces. As a registered 501(c)3 organization, Amos Eno Gallery provides a full season of exhibits by emerging and mid-career artists working in visual, performance, installation, interactive, and/or digital media/video. Our season is complemented by a diverse series of performances as well as educational and public programs for the New York area. In Spring 2020, Amos Eno Gallery sat down with Rosemary Meza-DesPlas to discuss her unique artist materials for her hand-sewn hair drawings, the purpose of protest, and turning anger into agency. We also found out more about her newest series and the importance of getting in formation.

Link to virtual studio visit: https://youtu.be/XxjmSbds9Mo