el es frida kahlo at the gallery

el es frida kahlo is currently on view in the New Media Room at the Bruno David Gallery in St. Louis, MO. el es frida kahlo, 2007-present Frida Kahlo played with the identity that she wanted to project and the identity that was placed on her by others. Kahlo used her clothing, political affiliations, sexual…

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Jewish Women on DovBear

Last night @DovBear sent me this tweet: @Mayaescobar posted your jewish women clip w\o realizing it was parody. A little too well done. 😉 I visited his blog and found a post on Jewish Women called Too much kool-aid. The comments generated by this post are really interesting and address the video from a multitude…

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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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Becoming Mainstream?

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acciones plásticas goes プリクラ chicano style

Acciones Plásticas プリクラ Acciones Plásticas プリクラ is a collaboration between artists Maya Escobar and Rio Yañez. The Latina Hipster a bad-ass Morrissey-lovin’, tuff-girl sexy chica The Latina Role Model a diploma totin’ intellectual, sexy, social media goddess The Homegirl a hybridized version of Escobar’s Midwestern Chach and Yañez’s West Coast Chola. In Acciones Plásticas Escobar created…

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take a picture of me for my myspace

In October of 2006 my rabbi started blogging. While trying to comment on one of his posts, I accidentally registered my own blog. Within hours of posting a comment, my name began appearing in Google searches. I was now linked to the post I had commented on, previous posts my rabbi had written, comments left…

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Jewish Girls Youtube Comments

Jewish Girls from the series Acciones Plásticas Responses to Jewish Girls

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Sarah Jones on TED 2 loves combined

My friend Jamie Aguirre  who you can visit here and here posted this wonderful  Sarah Jones video for TED on my facebook page. Jones asks to what extent do we self construct? I feel like a little kid in a candy store, really, I do. Here is another Sarah Jones video. Have I mentioned how…

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Artista disléxica del Internet

Por David Sperber en Ma’arav Israeli Arts and Culture Magazine Traducción de Gonzalo Escobar (de Traducción de Shlomit Nehorai) Maya Escobar es sin ninguna duda una de las personas más de moda en el desarrollo del arte judío-estadounidense. Escobar se define como “artista disléxica del Internet”. Y para ver su trabajo uno no necesita ir muy lejos.…

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