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“Reyes Cárdenas: Poetry”

July 12, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

“Reyes Cárdenas: Poetry”
Presented by Lauren Moya Ford
Date: Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Admission: FREE

YLA 20 artist, Lauren Moya Ford invites acclaimed Chicano poet Reyes Cárdenas to read selections of his work. With humor and language, both artists highlight the complexity of Chicana/o landscape, history, and experience. This event will work in tandem with Moya Ford’s “Cárdenas-inspired” window paintings found on Congress Avenue and 5th Street exterior windows of Mexic-Arte Museum.

Poet Reyes Cárdenas was born and raised in central Texas. He is the author of Anti-Bicicleta Haiku (1976), Survivors of the Chicano Titanic (1981), Elegies for John Lennon (1984, 2006), I Was Never a Militant Chicano (1986), Chicano Poet: 1970 – 2010 (2013). In his work, he takes inspiration from pop culture, politics, and Chicano identity.

Local Austin and San Antonio based poets are invited to participate and read their own works at this event.


July 12, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Mexic-Arte Museum


Mexic-Arte Museum
419 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States

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