"...Hidden in plain sight underneath the mass-produced, iconic images of capitalism, the political messages in Barberena’s art remind me of the subversion hidden in those men in dresses with goofy senses of humor, fierce make-up skills, and Cokes for breasts."
“The conversation doesn’t happen very much up here,” Kamdem-Wandji said. “We wanted to do something where for once the focus was here. We wanted to say, ‘Hey North Campus, you too have to talk about this. This matters in your work and your schoolwork.”
“A student’s first year at the University can be overwhelming, but as a passionate performer, student, artist and advocate for social justice, freshman Brian Garcia is already beginning to make a difference.”