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Junior Fernandez (b.1996) interdisciplinary practice inhabits and critiques the
convergence of politics and queer engagement with the built environment.
Rooted in the idea that the landscape is an expression of dominant political power, Fernandez looks for tactics of subversion through the unfolding of slippages between actuality and projection (what is and what could be) to undermine consolidated systems and flip
Work has been supported by The Idea Fund, Houston (2020); DiverseWorks,
Houston (2019); The Blaffer Art Museum, Houston (2019); Fowler-Kellogg Arts
Center, Chautauqua (2019); Flatland Gallery, Houston (2019); Sabine Street
Studios, Houston (2019); and the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (2019).
Fernandez was born in La Habana (con ‘b’ alta), Cuba, studied at the Visual Arts
Chautauqua Institution (VACI) in New York and received a BFA in Photography and
Digital Media at the University of Houston. He is currently the Digital Imaging Specialist at the International Center for the Arts of the Americas at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.