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Exhibit | Fulgencio Lazo: Dia de los Muertos Tapete

When

Tuesday October 1, 2019: 6:00pm to Saturday November 2, 2019: 9:00pm

Where

Downtown Library: 3rd Floor Open Area

Description

Fulgencio Lazo is a Zapotec/Mixtec painter and printmaker from Oaxaca, Mexico. For more than 23 years, Lazo has been working with museums, art centers and community groups to create “tapetes” or carpets of colored sand for Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations. These installations are collaboratively designed and installed with community members over the course of several days. This exhibit includes an ofrendas display with paper flowers. Visitors may add paper flowers to the display throughout the month of October. Supplies can be found on the third floor.

This exhibit is in partnership with the U-M Residential College.