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A free public conversation with photographer Nelson Morales, who will have select photographs from his series Musas Muxe on view at the Ackland. The photographs explore the everyday life of muxes­—people who identify as a third gender—of the Oaxaca state of Mexico.

Nelson will be joined by Allen Blevins, collector of Morales’ work and lender of several to the Ackland, and Lauren Turner, the Ackland’s Assistant Curator for the Collection.

Artist Conversation with Nelson Morales has been supported in part by Laughing Gull Foundation.

Nelson Morales, Mexican, born 1982, Queen on Board, 2015, archival pigment print, 20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm). Lent by Allen Blevins and Armando Aispuro, L2020.7.1.

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  • Laughing Gull Foundation