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Ancient Narratives: Present Time Life and Death Experiences

Presented by xela zero and David Z Casas at Oxenfree Gallery, San Antonio TX

Nov 02 - 04 2022
Ancient Narratives: Present Time Life and Death Experiences

Celebration of loved ones through a diverse expression of art, altars, photography y mas!

INFAMOUS ARTIVIST (artist + activist) David Zamora Casas has been creating Día de Muertos altares in the public forum for the past 32 years. These altars are constructed in public and academic settings. From 2006 - 2016 his politically charged installations could be seen on exhibit in the “Heart of the City,” Main Plaza. 

Currently Zamora Casas’s “Altar para el Espíritu de Rasquachismo” is on exhibit as part of  “XICANX: Dreamers and Change Makers / Soñadores y Agentes de

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Exhibiting Artists 

Lead altar artist David Zamora Casas - paintings, altars

Marco Antonio Garcia - paintings

Roberto Gonzalez - paintings 

Joao Quiroz - paintings, retablo

Ulisses Ortega - painting

Agosto Cuellar - altar

Mateo - painting

Princeso - performance and altar

Brian XK - photography, altar boxes 

Ann Enzminger - painting

Felipe Moreno - live painting on leather outerwear

Anthony Garcia - live photography

xela zero - altars, handcrafted merchandise, Mini Muerto Mercado 


Community Altars


"Faces of Vulnerability, A Houseless Advocate's Prayer"

by Molly


Memorial Community Site

Yvette EVE Roberts-Ciccarelli 


“Serpent Skirt-Wearing Mama's Boy”

Love Altar 

by David Zamora Casas


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Oxenfree Gallery

115 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78210

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