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Josh T. Franco
Josh T. Franco is an art historian who makes one non-written thing a year. These things have been hosted by Co-Lab (Austin), Society for the Study of Gloria E. Anzaldúa, Community School of Music and Art (Ithaca), Esperanza Peace and Justice Center (San Antonio), Lady Base Gallery (San Antonio), and WorkSpaceBrussels. He is completing his dissertation “Marfa, Marfa: Minimalism, rasquachismo, and Questioning ‘Decolonial Aesthetics’ in Far West Texas” at Binghamton University. Franco’s work has received support from plenty of generous people, the Flemish government, the Clifford D. Clark Fellowship, the Ithaca College Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship, and the Imagining America PAGE (Publicly Active Graduate Education) Fellowship. Since January 2013, he has been an Artist-Guide at JUDD Foundation, 101 Spring Street. He currently serves as Latino Collections Specialist, Archives of American Art.
In conjunction with the exhibition Dead Lands: Karkaot Mawat, on view at NurtureArt, artist Josh T. Franco joins in conversation with curator Rotem Rozental.read more »