Mex-tli Mexican Goddesses

07 May 2013-18 May 2013,

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Mexican costume designer Yunuen Pérez and cinematographer Sissy Reyes came together in 2011 to share their cross-culture experience after migrating to Australia. Using their creative skills Pérez and Reyes combined their efforts to capture feelings of displacement in a cross-cultural photographic exhibit, Mex-tli Mexican Goddesses. Through the power of imagery, the 12 self-portraits are an intricate weave of meaning that bolster Mexican women into a power of position. The portraits, electrified with colour and distinct purpose, are a revealing insight into the traditions and rituals of these Mexican women culturally isolated by their Melbourne surrounds. These powerful photographs have grabbed the attention of ambassadors from Cuba, Chile, Argentina and Mexico at the Melbourne Latin America Dialogue and frankly, us! 

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Address
45 Flinders Ln

Melbourne 3000

Transport
Nearby Stations: Flinders St

Telephone 03 9662 9966

Price FREE
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Date 07 May 2013-18 May 2013

Open Tue-Thu 11am-5pm, Fri 11am-7pm, Sat 12pm-4pm.

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