IP artist Cristina Rodriguez will present photographs and video work during a one hour presentation at Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center. The exhibit “Our Stories / Our Dreams” provides an insight into the spirit of Latinx artists living in Crookston Minnesota.
“The universe holds a lot of places and within it you find many unique differences and individualities. With all those differences that take place we all have our stories. These inparticular stories come from a rural place in northern Minnesota. A place many have traveled to from other parts of the Map to call home. There has been a struggle within to find an identity. Many have helped pave a way and new generations have begun to call Crookston a home. Still many youth seek out in the form of artistic ways to express their struggles and individuality which is brought forth with the Fresh Voices program through both Digital Storytelling and Videography. The work presented here are stories from individuals who have spoke out and expressed their selves through works of art.”
—Cristina Rodriguez, Curator
The EXCHANGE TOUR presents a series of exhibits and screenings dedicated to building appreciation for the arts by sharing digital stories across communities in the state of Minnesota.
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In Progress is a 2018 recipient of an Arts Access grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.