Suchitra Mattai | Imperfect Isometry

September 24-29, 2019 | McNichols Civic Center Building
Imperfect Isometry was commissioned for the 2019 Sharjah Biennial in the United Arab Emirates. Consisting of massive tapestries woven with vintage saris and video footage of international borders and barriers, Suchitra Mattai explores how our environment(s) shape personal narratives, ancestral histories, and the creation of home.

Leonardo Vilar and Catalina Pulido | Jaguara

September 28th, 2019 | Civic Center Park
Jaguara will be the cultural centerpiece for the Biennial of the Americas 2019 Festival and is an artistic embodiment of how art, technology and education can create collaborative bridges across the Americas and throughout the world.

Empathy Museum | “A Mile in My Shoes"

August 9th - September 27th | Tail Tracks Plaza
Established in 2015 by artist Clare Patey, Empathy Museum explores how empathy can not only transform our personal relationships but also help tackle global challenges such as prejudice, conflict and inequality. “A Mile in My Shoes” is Empathy Museum’s traveling exhibition which invites people to literally walk a mile in someone else’s shoes while listening to the story of that person’s life.

Brandon Bullard | #28 Rubric

September 25th - 27th | McNichols Building
#28 Rubric is in installation by Denver-based artist Brandon Bullard. The piece will be on display outside of the McNichols Building throughout the Biennial of the Americas Festival and will serve as a visual representation of textile waste produced each year. 

Adriana Ramírez | "I am going to ______"

September 25th - 27th | On display 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Colombian artist Adriana Ramirez is bringing her interactive art project to Denver for the Biennial of the Americas 2019 Festival. The project invites observers to be active participants in the artwork and conveys a message of empowerment and empathy by encouraging an understanding of personal willpower and how language is a mechanism for harnessing and employing self discipline.

Carlos Martiel | "South Body"

September 24th | 7:00 pm
Carlos Martiel is a Cuban performance artist whose work provides heavy criticism on the ethics of the world, its history and its behavior through provocative and raw performances that explore the nature of existence, social barriers and cultural traditions.

Anuar Maauad | To Share is Precious, Pure and Fair

Ongoing Exhibit Throughout Festival
Anuar Maauad is gifting Denverites a series of 100 small-scale, bronze, text-based artworks. The bronze pieces mimic the look and feel of the Trump Tower signage and read “To share is precious, pure and fair.” The text is a reference to a lyric in Marvin Gaye’s, “I Want You,” and conveys a message of empathy.

Jeroen Koolhaas | Elements

Mural located at the corner of Broadway and Blake
Jeroen Koolhaas is best known for his amazing and impactful community art Favela Painting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in which he enlisted the help of local residents to plaster their neighborhoods and walls with bright, vibrant colors.