Del Norte Studio: Digital Debut | May 1 – August 31, 2020 | Belger Crane Yard Studio | Check out our Digital Debut artist Armando Minjarez of Del Norte Studio. His colorful work is available on our website!
Check out our Digital Debut artist Armando Minjarez of Del Norte Studio. His colorful work is available on our website!
Armando Minjarez is a Mexican interdisciplinary artist, designer and community organizer. His practice is guided by themes of displacement, collaboration and empowerment to open space for the development of social change strategy, creative expression and liberation for racialized communities. He is cofounder of the Kansas-based non-profit organizations The Seed House~La Casa de la Semilla, The NorthEnd Urban Arts Festival and art collective ICT ARMY of Artists, and most recently a winner of a $100K Knight Cities Challenge grant for his project Horizontes.
Armando has presented work, conducted research, and facilitated workshops and trainings on racism, displacement, migration and creative expression in Canada, USA, Mexico, and throughout Europe. He has been the recipient of several grants, and his creative and community work has been featured on the New York Times, Buzzfeed, C Magazine, CityLab Latino and published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.