December 3, 2019

John D'Addario, Contributing Writer, NOLA.com (December 3, 2019)

"If there’s a through-line connecting the four distinct but conceptually resonant shows that opened recently at the Contemporary Arts Center, it’s how identities — especially marginalized ones involving race, gender and sexuality — are constructed and represented through artistic practice.

'These exhibitions initially were imagined as competing and complementary explorations on the subject of identity construction — how we self-define as well as define others,” said Andrea Andersson, chief curator of visual arts at the CAC. “But, they quickly demonstrated that identity construction is always, already about community construction — how we understand ourselves and others through our relationships.'"

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