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April Bojorquez

desert ArtLAB

Emerging Fields, 2016



April Bojorquez works within the intersection of art and anthropology. Influenced by participatory practices and social sculpture, Bojorquez employs diverse strategies to produce immersive and interactive learning environments exploring place, identity and museum practices. Bojorquez has worked in the museum field nationally and internationally as a curator, educator, and researcher, exploring new approaches to museum practices in an increasingly multicultural society. Bojorquez has curated numerous exhibits, public programs, symposia and interventions. Born and raised in the Sonoran desert, she has inherited generations of ancestral desert food practice and is an advocate of indigenous foodways.

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