Encuentros: Exhibition Conversation with Diana Solís

Opening: Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 7 – 8 pm
Thursday, Dec 1, 2022

61 W. Superior
Chicago, IL 60654

All are welcome to a celebration of the exhibition Diana Solís: Encuentros, Photographs of Chicago Poetry Communities, 1978–1994. This event will feature a conversation between Diana Solís and exhibition curators Oscar Arriola and Nicole Marroquin about individual works in the exhibition.

Diana Solís: Encuentros presents photographs by queer Mexicana Chicana feminist artist Diana Solís, documenting poetry communities in Chicago—including the Guild Complex, La Decima Musa, Weeds, and Hothouse—throughout the 1970s–1990s. Curated with Oscar Arriola and Nicole Marroquin, this exhibition features books, photographs, and ephemera that explore this unique moment in Chicago’s literary history, illuminating the legacy of Solís’s life in arts and literature.


Image Credit: Donna Moffett with Nancy Finke, co-founder of the feminist Jane Addams bookstore, 1981. Photograph by Diana Solís.