QPU Exhibition Essays

Piercing the Cultural Whiteness: Empathy and Survival Through the Lens of Silvia Abisaab

Silvia Beatriz Abisaab’s practice is one of reciprocity, giving care and attention to her subjects. She uses photography and video...

Don’t Tread on Us: Disrupting Symbols of Cultural Assimilation

Patricia Bordallo Dibildox reflects on the works of Dominique Carella, Maya Grace Misra, and Enzo Antonio Moscarella, artists who use...

Making Space for Magic: Joy As a Vehicle for Survival

Anthony D. Stepter shares the work of Damali Abrams and Jacquelyn Carmen Guerrero, whose practices revolve around creating spaces of...

Loose Threads: Weaving Latinx Narratives of Hybridity and Multiplicity

Charlie Tatum examines the work of Melissa Leandro and Victoria Martinez, who dissect and piece together material culture and imagery...

Between Here and There: Personal Histories and The Anxieties of Existing at the Margins

Derek Macario looks at the works of Kayla Quan, Michelle Lee, and Carlos Ortiz-Gallo, artists who interpret and share untold...