Rebeca Méndez

Happenings

IV Bienal Ciudad Juárez / El Paso Biennial 2015

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IV Bienal Ciudad Juárez / El Paso Biennial 2015. Group exhibition (forthcoming). Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez and El Paso Museum of Art. October 11, 2015 – January 24, 2016. Curated by Eduardo Díaz, director of the Smithsonian Latino Center in Washington, D.C., and Santiago Espinosa de los Monteros, curator, museographer and art critic in Mexico City. CircumSolar, Migration 3 and El Norte.

METRO Art Commission

Méndez selected to create a site-specific, integrated artwork for the Crenshaw/LAX Line project. The commission is for two tile murals, one measuring 10 × 96 fee and the other 16 × 15 feet. Titled At the Same Time, Rebeca Méndez’s mosaic mural concept for the concourse of this station portrays the diurnal rhythms of Los Angeles. In preparation for this artwork, the artist photographed the Los Angeles sky over the course of several days and nights in the winter of 2015, during Southern California’s precious rainy season.

EXHIBITION: REALSPACE at the Williamson Gallery

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REALSPACE. Group exhibition. Williamson Gallery, Pasadena, California. October 3, 2014–January 18, 2015. Curated by Stephen Nowlin. Work exhibited: CircumSolar, Migration 3, 2013. Single-channel video projected at architectural scale, 11 × 20 feet; color, sound by Drew Schnurr; continuous loop, 17:46 minutes.