Artist Lecture: Diego Montoya
October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Diego Montoya is a Peruvian born, Brooklyn based visual artist specializing in costume and installation art. He creates hyper visual pieces that are both opulent and bizarre exploring themes of ritual and subcultural. He has staged installation based work at Leslie-Lohman Museum, Abrons Arts Center, Same Art Museum, 29Rooms LA, and Art Basel Miami. He was the design director for MIXNYC Queer Experimental Film Festival from 2010-2015. His latest work is mostly costume based and includes collaborations with jazz musician Esperanza Spalding and drag performer Sasha Velour.