Denver's 2017 Biennial of the Americas opens this week but will have a very different look than the one in 2015, including a notable lack in smaller events.
Biennial of the Americas
Marcela Armas says her Biennial of the Americas project symbolizes different layers of exchange between Denver and Mexico City.
Mehran says she likes to create "immersive environments" that will hopefully provoke people to talk about difficult issues.
Nearly 60 artists, speakers and leaders from more than 25 countries across the Western Hemisphere will gather in Denver for the 2015 festival, which runs through Sunday.
- Presidents of Colombia and Chile will be in Denver from July 14th-19th as a part of the 2015 Biennial of the Americas--a festival celebrating the art, ideas and culture of the Western Hemisphere.Read more
- Mexico City artist Cristobal Gracia will capture footage of the event -- which takes place Wednesday in Denver -- to use in an exhibition during the Biennial of the Americas.Read more
Matt Scobey and Cristobal Gracia are the first two artists to explore each other’s communities as part of the run up to the July festival.
Matt Scobey, of Denver, and Cristobal Gracia, of Mexico City, are swapping cities ahead of the 2015 Biennial of the Americas.