Los Tsev: Cia Siab, a community-based traveling exhibit that helps people grapple with the ongoing historical trauma of war and healing, will be coming to The Gallery at Madison College Truax, from Nov. 13-Dec. 8. This exhibit is a grassroots collective of Hmong American scholars, advocates, organizers, artists, and community members from across the state of Wisconsin.
An opening reception will be held at Madison College on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 5-7 p.m. and will feature a community curators conversation.
By drawing on HMoob mundane everyday life in Wisconsin, this exhibit draws audience members to contemplate the ways war shows up at home (in the U.S. and in the private space) and how a displaced community continues to live through revitalization by changing the landscapes around them, according to a press release.
This project is funded in part by the Wisconsin Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities, Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Green Bay Community Foundation, Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, and the Wisconsin Arts Board. This is a community-led and community-driven exhibit, in partnership with the Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS) and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.