deal with it.

I am Midwestern girl, born and bred. Yes, I know there is a New York Art World. And yes, I am aware that people make cultural identity work on the West Coast. But I am rooted here. With the world at my fingertips.

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AM + ME Open Studios

AM and I visit each other’s Studios on Are You My Other? AM studio ME Studio

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Ian Weaver, The Black Knights of the Black Bottom, and Are You My Other?

On the afternoon of November 18, 2010, on the Island of Facebook, history was made… in response to the Fat Free Elotera post: Ian Weaver: I take ALL the credit for this (and future) collaborations between these two exceptional artists….! [just needed to make sure I put in that legal boilerplate stuff, just a formality]…

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Critical Mixed Race Studies on iTunesU

Camilla Fojas, Director of Latin American and Latino Studies at DePaul University If you missed the Nov 5-6, 2010 “Emerging Paradigms in Critical Mixed Race Studies” conference or any of the keynote talks or the welcoming address, you can now download the videos here via iTunesU. November 5th Welcoming Remarks by DePaul’s Liberal Arts &…

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Elotes

¿Sabes una cosa?  ¡A los Chicagüenses les encanta comer elotes! En el verano, puedes encontrar elotes en muchos vecindarios, especialmente en los parques. Aquí hay una colección de vídeos donde el tema principal son los elotes.  Si tú tienes un vídeo de elotes, por favor compártelo aquí. Y pronto tendremos recetas saludables e interesantes de…

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AM I her or is she ME: The Chronicles of The Fat Free Elotera

The Fat Free Elotera is a (developing) character on Are You My Other? The Battle Between The Self and The Other, an ongoing self-portrait dialog exchange project, produced by myself (ME) and Philadelphia-based performance and installation artist Andria Morales (AM).  Through a series of weekly exchanged blog posts,  Andria and I publicly negate, deconstruct, and…

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