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Lit & Luz: Zona Abierta Series Artist Talk w/ Jorge Méndez Blake

October 13, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Day three of The Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and Art features an exciting presentation by Jorge Méndez Blake, whose sculptures and installations have been exhibited worldwide. Co-presented with the Latin American and Latino Studies Department at UIC.

In Spanish and English.

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All venues all wheelchair accessible. For visual and audio accommodations, please contact

The Lit & Luz Festival is presented by MAKE Literary Productions in collaboration with generous partners and sponsors.


Jorge Méndez Blake explores the possible connections between literature, visual arts and architecture, fusing different historic and geographical elements, provoking new lectures on the paper of language and history. He has focused his work in the research of the idea of the library, understood as a fragile and contradictory structure.

Jorge Méndez Blake explora las posibles conexiones entre la literatura, las artes visuales, y la arquitectura, mezclando distintos elementos históricos y geográficos, provocando nuevas lecturas sobre el papel del lenguaje y la historia. Ha enfocado una gran parte de su obra en el estudio de la idea de la biblioteca como una estructura frágil y contradictoria.


October 13, 2016
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine


Rafael Cintron-Ortiz Latino Cultural Center, UIC
803 S Morgan St
Chicago, IL 60607 United States

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