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Josh Rios

Make a Wave Recipient

Josh Rios is an educator, media artist, and writer whose projects deal with the histories, archives, and futurities of Latinx subjectivity and US/Mexico relations as understood through the intersections of modernity, postmodernity, and neocoloniality. Josh’s projects highlight moments of intercultural contact and co-belonging. Recent performances and projects have been featured at the Art Institute of Chicago, Andrea Meislin Gallery (NYC), and the Stony Island Arts Bank (Chicago). Recent writing includes the essay, "A Possible Future Return to the Past," published in Somatechnics through Edinburgh University Press. Upcoming projects include an exhibition at the Autonomous University of Mexico State featuring the archive of science fiction and cyberpunk writer Ernest Hogan, the group exhibition Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and a performance for the exhibition A Decolonial Atlas: Strategies in Contemporary Art of the Americas at Tufts University.

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