ERINA ALEJO is an educator, organizer and artist. Through ethnographic and archival frameworks, Alejo examines the role of the city, family and body in intergenerational memory, healing and trauma. They co-founded Appendix Collective and SoMapagmahal Photo Mentorship Program serving SoMa Pilipinas youth. Alejo holds bachelor’s degrees in Visual Arts and Human Development from UC San Diego and is a third generation renter with family in San Francisco.
About the program – The PAL Artist Retreat gathers artists, writers, curators and cultural workers across disciplines for the purpose of fostering community, collaboration and intergenerational dialogue within the Filipino community and the broader contemporary art world. This day-long convening will include a mix of panels, breakouts and conversations on strategies for visibility, representation, support, mentorship and other possibilities.
The PAL Artist Retreat is presented in conjunction with PAL / The Pilipinx American Library at the Asian Art Museum.