Art exhibit documents memories from the pandemic

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) — A particular artwork exhibit returns to Albuquerque documenting what lifetime appeared like for New Mexicans for the duration of the pandemic. The show known as Missing and Located contains hundreds of notes and flags submitted by local community members.

“There is hundreds of memories from mundane minimal things to monumental moments,” explained Diana Delgado the Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator for the metropolis of Albuquerque’s Office of Artwork and Society.

The project started off previous 12 months as a collaboration concerning the town of Albuquerque and Fourteen-Fifteen Gallery and began as a get in touch with to motion by Mayor Tim Keller to doc reminiscences for the duration of the pandemic. The first show featured 500 black and white flags made by community artists symbolizing reduction and hope. Now all those placing this exhibit alongside one another are recreating all those flags on cloth.

“Its really outstanding just like the quantity of people today that we had been equipped to link with. From all distinctive ages due to the fact the encounters ended up just so extreme,” mentioned Delgado.

The occasion will take spot June 10, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Alpaca Gallery positioned at 1415 4th St. SW. The artwork will be up until eventually the stop of the month and the show is free of charge to the general public.

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