COMIC: Hell@ Mission

Born and raised in San Francisco’s Mission District, Yañez is a curator, photographer, and graphic artist. As a curator he is a frequent collaborator with his father, Rene Yañez. He has exhibited in cities ranging from San Francisco to Tokyo. His reimaginings of Frida Kahlo have included the Ghetto Frida Project, a series of prints, writings, and performance pieces featuring a thugged-out Kahlo. Yañez is also a founding member of The Great Tortilla Conspiracy, the world’s most dangerous tortilla art collective. In the Mission District Rio has been conceived, disbelieved, and deceived; born, adorned, and scorned, jumped, dumped, and thumped, gentrified, vilified, and country-fried; educated, ICE-raided, and translated. He makes no admission for actions in the Mission and pleads the fifth for what he’s done down 25th. Check out more of his work  at rioyanez.com.

Filed under: Art, Front Page

Tagged: ,

0 Comments

Comments are closed.