Collective Presence is a four-part exhibition and curatorial project organized by DiverseWorks, in partnership with a cohort of Houston-based creatives, that features a series of micro-residencies, workshops, and community discussions that address current social and political issues impacting the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. Invited artists will join DiverseWorks from Feb 1 - April 14, 2019, to create new work on site and in conversation with each other to address the current politics of land, climate crisis, and environmental erasure. In addition to Collective Presence programs presented in conjunction with Latino Art Now!, DiverseWorks and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts will co-present a performance as part of the CounterCurrent19 (April 9-14, 2019). Part of Latino Art Now! and the Spring of Latino Art.