Visiting Artist

Omar Pimienta


Monday, January 1, 0001 through
Monday, January 1, 0001


Saturday, June 5, 2021 through
Saturday, August 7, 2021

Omar Pimienta

Omar Pimienta will close out our A New Territory season in the Brandes Gallery. Pimienta’s work is heavily influenced by his extensive research on different narratives surrounding immigration, deportation, and citizenship. Pimienta’s interdisciplinary work calls on the injustices and problematic approaches existent in social, political, and economic systems along border cultures. For his exhibition at Lux, he is investigating the history of waterways and their relationship to cross-national communities.

Pimienta was born in Tijuana in 1978 and lives and works between San Diego and Tijuana. Pimienta has a Ph.D in Literature and an MFA from the University of California-San Diego as well as a B.A. in Latin American Studies, San Diego State University. He has exhibited both nationally and internationally at spaces such as the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; 5th Transborder Biennial with El Paso Museum of Art; MOCA Tucson. Arizona; Oceanside Museum of Art.; A Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibit; Museum Of Latin American Art in Long Beach and the Paul Getty Museum Los Angeles, CA.

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