Wednesday, February 22, 2012

"Legislate Crazy" at MOCA Tucson

Posted By on Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 11:00 AM

MOCA.jpg

Feel free to get a little crazy as Tucson’s Museum of Contemporary Art mixes an interactive component with the current “Legislate Crazy” exhibition by artist Armando Miguelez. Every Friday, through March 30, visitors can take a picture in the Legislate Crazy Photo Booth with a sign from his compilation of artwork and that picture will be installed as part of the exhibit. It’s a sort of “interactive photo booth,” that allows people in the community to have fun with the artwork on display. Museum visitors can strike a pose, make a face, and be as silly or serious as they like in their pictures.

Miguelez, a Tucson native, has worked in many countries including Mexico, Spain and India. His art touches on various cultural and political issues.

He says of himself and his work:

“Southern Arizona is one of those spaces, a strange territory that is neither here nor there, and where some people are allowed and others are not. These are the issues I find to be the most important of our present time. Beyond my own lucubrations on how I think the world should be, I’m more caught up in how the world is. By acknowledging this current state, we can possibly transcend ourselves. In other words, the first step is admitting you have a problem.”

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson (265 S. Church Ave., 520-624-5019) is open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, admission is $8. You can use the Legislate Crazy Photo Booth from 3 to 5 p.m. Fridays through March 30.

Tags: , , , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Alexandra Newman

Staff Pick

Out & About Mixer

Join us for food, fun and opportunity to learn about Habitat Tucson's efforts to fight housing discrimination… More

@ Habitat for Humanity Fri., July 29, 5-7:30 p.m. 3501 N. Mountain Ave.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Review: Hillary’s America: the Secret History of the Democratic Party (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Tucson Sentinel Unearths Treasure Trove of Ally Miller's Emails That Demonstrate She's a Big Fat Liar (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. The Weekly List: 44 Great Things To Do in Tucson in the Next Seven Days (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. TUSD Enrollment, 2000 to 2016 (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Pokémon Go in the Gardens (Plus a Plant Sale!) (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2016 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation