People of Art Special Collection - Matt Manalo

Matt Manalo (he/him) is an artist, community organizer and curator. He is the founder of Alief Art House and Filipinix Artists of Houston. He also collaborates with DiverseWorks, Asia Society, Art League Houston, UniPro, among other organizations. In this interview, Matt talked about his artistic mission and practices, his motivation behind the community works, his thoughts and reflections on the public institutions and artists in Houston, and the representation of Asian and Asian American artists in Houston.

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