Remedios Sagrados, curated by Suzy González

Funded by NALAC, artist/curator Suzy González and author/scholar Luz Calvo curatedComida es Medicinaat Galería de la Raza in San Francisco. This exhibit was based on the ideas put forth in the bookDecolonize Your Diet: Mexican-American Plant-Based Recipes on Health and Healing.Luminaria 2018 presented a complementary version of this exhibit,Remedios Sagrados, curated by Suzy González. Work focused on concepts of ancestral knowledge in relation to food, healing, spirituality, and the land. As the city of San Antonio celebrates 300 post-colonial years, these artists reclaimed indigenous wisdom while recognizing the complexity of identity. Exhibiting artists wereSanta Barraza, Veronica Castillo,Jenelle Esparza, Audrya Flores, Naxieli Gomez, Arlene Mejorado, Mary Agnes Rodriguez, Alán Serna, Debora Kuetzpal Vasquez and Liliana Wilson.

Year2018LocationSan Antonio, Texas