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Casa Dolores presents ¡LOTERÍA! Mexico’s Game of Chance and Poetry

¡LOTERÍA! Mexico’s Game of Chance and Poetry.

Dates: 28 June – 27 September 2014

This exhibition examines the history of lotería in Mexico, a game similar to Bingo, which combines graphic images of iconic symbols and objects of everyday life, called out with clues or improvised riddle. Lotería continues to be a subject of fascination in popular culture, from song and performance to skateboard and tattoo art.

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Parallel Events:

Saturday, September 6 from 2 – 4 pm
Meet the Artists, Presentation, Sketch. Tomac Henson & Danny Meza present their works of lotería translated to skin.

Saturday, September 27 from 2 – 4 pm
“Braids / Trencitas”. Learning a language through lotería. Author and educator, Kathleen Contreras will read from her book and present her new book, “Sweet Memories” about how a grandfather’s memory is triggered by sweet sense of taste.

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