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Statement

Morales’s new exhibition comprises a series of explorations in different media that picture and mythologize the literal border between the US and Mexico, deliberately exhibited in Mexico.

Press Release

Julio César Morales works between genres, forms, cultures, nations, and histories-making formally manifest the hybridity of the border spaces that he so often addresses as his subject. His work exposes the uncanny poetry produced at the seams between sites, and pivots between the harsh violence, political negotiations, and cultural slippage that defines and animates the periphery between the …

Julio César Morales works between genres, forms, cultures, nations, and histories-making formally manifest the hybridity of the border spaces that he so often addresses as his subject. His work exposes the uncanny poetry produced at the seams between sites, and pivots between the harsh violence, political negotiations, and cultural slippage that defines and animates the periphery between the United States and Mexico. He strikes a tone of both melancholy and humor, seeking the surreal and sublime that emerges from the notion that “truth is stranger than fiction,” an adage that seems nowhere …

Location

Gallery Wendi Norris Offsite
San Francisco, US