Artists remember and resist at Day of the Dead exhibit

Oct 27, 2017

Rio Yañez has been putting together the Día de los Muertos exhibit at SOMArts Cultural Center for many years. He took KALW's Ben Trefny on a tour of this year's exhibit.

Artwork by Xavier Viramontes
Credit Ben Trefny

Rio Yañez, co-curator of the Día de los Muertos exhibit at SOMArts Cultural Center
Credit Ben Trefny

"When we have an altar for someone who is killed by police violence in the Mission District, it's hard for it not to be political."

Artwork by Katynka Martinez & Mia Gonzalez
Credit Ben Trefny

Artwork by Ana Rivero Rossi
Credit Ben Trefny

The Remembrance and Resistance: Día de los Muertos Exhibition is open  now through November 9th.