This summer we're collectivizing Artists, Activists, Creatives, and Cultural Spaces across the borderlands of the Rio Grande Valley.
We seek to create safe spaces to incubate creativity, collaboration, culture-shifting and resistance by developing solidarity resource networks to uplift our community through the arts, education, and activism.
PANELS | WORKSHOPS | VENDORS | ART EXHIBITIONS | LIVE PERFORMANCES | AND MORE!
This year’s Encuentro happening August 16, 17 & 18 is the first event of its kind to take place across the borderlands of the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas.
The aim of this project is to manifest Frontera Resistance by opening spaces for collaboration, education, and engagement among artists, creatives, activists, organizers, and cultural spaces to reclaim, decolonize, and liberate our territories, our Frontera
PRESS & MEDIA
Art, Activism, and La Llorona- Encuentro en la Frontera 2019
CALLING ALL RIO GRANDE VALLEY BASED ARTISTS, POETS, FILMMAKERS, PERFORMERS, AND CREATIVES.
We want to reflect the resilience, strength, and resistance of our Frontera to unite and uplift our protest at the grassroots. We're looking for art of all mediums, short films, poetry, vendors, creators and more.
JOIN OUR COLLECTIVE AND TAKE PART IN BUILDING THIS MOVEMENT TOGETHER.
Submissions must include: 50-70 word bio, folder portfolio with titles and description of piece(s), headshot/logo, website/social media.
"Between Two Lungs"
Digital Collage by Damariz Damken
Title Inspired by @johngalanart
This Encuentro seeks to facilitate safe spaces to incubate creativity, activism and culture-shifting by developing solidarity resource networks among over 30 artists, organizations and cultural centers across the borderlands of the Rio Grande Valley.
Through panels, fundraising, concerts, art exhibitions, film screenings, workshops, and network building, Encuentro En La Frontera is an ongoing movement to unite and uplift our protest at the grassroots.
The aim of this project is to manifest Frontera Resistance by creating spaces for collaboration among local and regional artists, activists, organizers, and community members to liberate our territories, our Frontera.