el es frida kahlo in the Jewish Women’s Archive Blog

el es frida kahlo featured on Jewesses with Attitude in honor of Frida Kahlo’s 104th birthday. A Latina “Jewess with attitude,” Maya Escobar plays with the web as a platform for engaging in community dialogue around identity and multiple identities–how they are socially and culturally constructed. She often assumes multiple identities in her performances, drawing from various…

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Wonder Women Residency: New News is Old News

2011 is going to be a good year.  I can feel it already.  In addition to our upcoming presentation at the 2011 PCA/ACA Conference this April, Andria and I were also accepted to the Wonder Woman Residency at the _gaia studio, in New Jersey. Curated by Maya Joseph-Goteiner and Doris Caçoilo, this year’s theme is: New News…

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The Most Radical Thing A Woman Can Do Is Own Her Body

A recent tumblr find, led me to the remarkable work of Stacyann Chin.

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Blurring Boundaries Between Jewish Denominations

Excerpt from the Tzit Tzit: Fiber Art and Jewish Identity Exhibition Catalog, by curator Ben Schacter. Maya Escobar is a Latina Jew who relishes her ability to blur the boundaries not only between cultures but Jewish denominations. Her Shomer Negiah Panites is an extreme example. The expression shomer negiah refers to the law that limits…

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Latina Women Respond

Recently Latina Role Model was featured on TikiTiki Blog: stories with cultura, color and sabor, in a post by Carrie Ferguson Weir called Smart Latina vs. Sexy Latina.  Carrie asked readers: So, has your Smart Latina run up against the Sexy Latina? What do you see when you watch Maya’s video? What does it bring…

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Latina Role Model on Tiki Tiki

Latina Role Model is on Tiki Tiki: Stories with Cultura, Color and Sabor, thanks to post by Carrie Ferguson Weir entitled  Smart Latina vs Sexy Latina. Check out the post and be sure to leave your responses!

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behind the scenes acciones plásticas purikura

Here are some behind the scenes images from the many Acciones Plásticas プリクラ photo shoots. The Latina Hipster The Homegirl The Homegirl putting on fake nails (lovin’ the shabbos candlesticks and theory books in the background) The Avodah Girl The 612er ——————————————————— Check out this inspiring write-up on Acciones Plásticas プリクラ on Truth and Healing…

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Darja Bajagić

Darja sent me a beautiful email on YouTube earlier this week. Needless to say, I was quite taken by her. Check out her website and YouTube

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