Continuity Reinscribed | Yosi Anaya

Yosi Anaya

Continuity Reinscribed

7 – 28 March 2015

CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition of Yosi Anaya, Mexican Textile Artist, in Ireland. Continuity Reinscribed/Continuidad Reinscrita will officially open on Friday 6 of March at 6pm by His Excellency Carlos García de Alba Ambassador of Mexico to Ireland. The exhibition will run until the 28 of March.

Yosi Anaya is a textiles artist and academic; Research Docent at Veracruz University, Mexico. As a visual artist, working mainly in textiles, she has focused on research, teaching, and other cultural participations involving the textile arts in Mexico. Her research involves the crossings of indigenous textiles in contemporary culture and contemporary art, publishing in various journals and books. Besides curatorial and research activities, she has worked in both written and simultaneous translation, lectured and participated in diverse academic forums.

Mexican photographer, Sidarta Corral, will also exhibit in CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery opening Friday, 20 March at 6pm, the exhibition will run until Saturday 28 March. His body of work is an interpretation of nature and reality in an abstract way using a technique call ICM (intentional camera movement) creating images full of textures and colors, distorting what is in front of the camera making the result either completely abstract or with an impressionistic look, all with a pictorial style transmitting different feelings and sensations to the spectator making their imagination fly.

Yosi Anaya is the keynote speaker at MAKE 2015 symposium in Cork on March 7, she will address the role of the traditional in the crossings of contemporary art practices.

Yosi Anaya is the keynote speaker at MAKE 2015: Remaking Tradition symposium in Cork on March 7, she will address the role of the traditional in the crossings of contemporary art practices. MAKE 2015, symposium, looks at traditional skill as it is sampled, mixed, and transformed in contemporary art practice. It is the second Symposium designed to highlight contemporary issues concerning making, and is hosted by CIT CCAD BA (Hons) Contemporary Applied Arts Degree. It takes place at Stack Theatre, Cork School of Music, Union Quay, Cork on Saturday 7 March from 10am to 5pm.

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Notes: CIT Arts Office
A short tour and description of the recent exhibition, Continuity Reinscribed, by Mexican artist, Yosi Anaya. Recorded at the CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork, Irl, 7 – 28 March 2015 and introduced by gallery assistant, Nicola Carragher.
Notes # 6 Yosi Anaya | Continuity Reinscribed via CIT Arts Office

The Ghost Collection/Colección Fantasma: (50 diaphanous digitally printed huipiles hung from ceiling) Installation that simulates the unacknowledged and ubiquitous presence in society of the textiles and the women who inhabit them.

The Museum Labels (54 handmade labels). Based on the label style pertaining to the beginnings of anthropology, their information as ecountered in ethnograhic collections of diverse, prominent museums.