McNay Art Museum
6000 North New Braunfels San Antonio Texas 78209
San Antonio, TX 78209
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013
Galleries | Art,
Movies | Film
Contemporary artist Vik Muniz travels from Brooklyn to the world’s largest garbage dump located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Muniz collaborates with the catadores—pickers of recyclable materials—to portray their dignity and despair. Brazil and UK. 2010. English and Portuguese, 99 min., color. Not rated.
The McNay Contemporary Collectors Forum (MCCF) presents GET REEL, a program featuring critically acclaimed independent and foreign films and videos. Vik Muniz is the winner of the 2012 MCCF View & Vote selection currently on view in Majority Rules: A Decade of Contemporary Art Acquisitions. Admission is free. Some films may not be appropriate for all audiences. Wine reception precedes screenings at 6:00 pm.