Saúl Hernández-Vargas is an interdisciplinary artist, whose work invokes the specters haunting the cracks and fissures of the Nation-State’s narratives. Recently, he has exhibited and performed in Houston Climate Justice Museum, the Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, the Blaffer Art Museum (Houston) and the Lawndale Art Center (Houston). He was an artist in residence at the Center for Imagination in the Borderlands (Arizona State University), and the Dust Program (Marfa). His work has been discussed in The Tyranny of Common Sense by Irmgard Emmelhainz (Sunny Press, 2021). In 2020, he developed Afilada Radio and co-curated No hay lengua humana que—a series of radio interventions for independent radio projects in Mexico. His first book, Te preparé humo, was published in 2019 (UNAM, Mexico). He co-founded the publishing project Sur+. Hernández-Vargas holds an MFA in Visual Arts from the University of California, San Diego and an Interdisciplinary PhD from the University of Houston.Currently he is a Core Fellow at the Museum of Fine Arts of Houston.

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