SALVADOR JIMENEZ FLORES
December 8th, 2017 - March 3rd, 2018
Tortilla Social is an interactive printmaking and food workshop using a multi-functional tortilla press designed and led by Urbano artist in residence Salvador Jiménez-Flores. Participants of all ages have the opportunity to use the tortilla press to make their own art print and to eat freshly made tortillas.
Tortilla Social was made possible with funding by the New England Foundation for the Arts' Creative City Program, with funding from The Barr Foundation and with additional support from the Boston Foundation. Tortilla Social has also partnered with the Urbano Project and Hyde Square Task Force as community partners on this project. RSVP suggested via Facebook.
About the Artist
Salvador Jiménez-Flores is an interdisciplinary artist born and raised in Jalisco, México. Since coming to the United States, Jiménez-Flores has contributed to the art scene by producing a mixture of socially conscious installation, public, and studio-based art. Jiménez Flores has exhibited his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions in México, Nicaragua, and the USA. Since completing his Master’s Degree, he has worked as a Community Arts Advocate, and a member of Next Art Chicago, in addition to continuing his own artistic practices.
Tortilla Social Documentary
Salvador Jiménez-Flores teamed up with filmmaker in residence, Darren Cole, and in-house photographer and Urbano Fellow, Faizal Westcott to document and create an educational documentary that highlights the goals of the project.