Visual Poetry: Transforming Literature into Sculpture & Visual Art

Date(s) - Thursday, October 13, 2016
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural

Poster for Visual Poetry: Transforming Literature into Sculpture & Visual Art

Join us for a unique conversation with artist Jorge Méndez Blake, a mixed-media, conceptual artist from Guadalajara, Mexico, as he presents his worka fusion of architecture and literaturewhich explores the complexity of modern times through a “visual poetry” of images, sculptures, and installations.

  • Jorge Méndez Blake is an architect by profession whose work revolves around books, libraries and literature. His work has been exhibited worldwide, and takes references from diverse cultural environments with the attempt to create previously non-existing connections between literature and architecture.
  • In Spanish and English – Complimentary Cobra Verde Green Coffee Drinks!

Poster: Visual Poetry: Transforming Literature into Sculpture & Visual Art [PDF]

All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting the number above.

Contact Info

Name: Mario Lucero
Phone: (312) 996-3095


Sponsored by the Lit & Luz Festival and the UIC Latin American and Latino Studies Program; and co-sponsored by ciudad ñ of the UIC Department of Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies, and student organization: Mexican Students de Aztlán (MeSA)

UIC Latino Cultural Center

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