Three aliens in a desert storm.

Inside Siren Laboratory Headquarters, artificers Raydi and Ico await commands from Po'pay and Tahu. Photo Courtesy of Virgil Ortiz. 

ReVOlt 1680/2180: Sirens & Sikas

Opening July 2, 2024

Autry Museum in Griffith Park

About the Exhibition

In 1680, the Pueblo Revolt began. Decades before, Spanish colonizers had ravaged the landscape and decimated the Indigenous Pueblo population. Led by Po’pay, the members of this historic uprising were successful in expelling the colonizers from their homelands, and for twelve years after freeing themselves, the Pueblos of New Mexico lived free from Castilian rule and influence. In 1692, the Spanish returned with a vengeance and stole the lands again. In ReVOlt 1680/2180, a contemporary retelling of this history by visionary Cochiti Pueblo artist Virgil Ortiz, the 1680 rebels will have more resources and aid, and their territories will be secure once and for all.   

Exhibition Sponsors

ReVOlt 1680/2180 is part of the exhibition, Future Imaginaries: Indigenous Art, Fashion, Technology. This exhibition is among more than 60 exhibitions and programs presented as part of PST ART. Returning in September 2024 with its latest edition, PST ART: Art & Science Collide, this landmark regional event explores the intersections of art and science, both past and present. PST ART is presented by Getty. For more information about PST ART: Art & Science Collide, please visit: pst.art
 
Additional support for Future Imaginaries is provided by the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation, the Ethnic Arts Council, The Henry Luce Foundation, The Mildred E. and Harvey S. Mudd Foundation, Caryll and William Mingst and the Pasadena Art Alliance.
 

Land Acknowledgment

The Autry Museum of American West acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). We recognize that the Autry Museum and its campuses are located on the traditional lands of Gabrielino/Tongva peoples and we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

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