Chicago Does Jibaritos a Cyber Banquet in East Rogers Park

This Saturday my friends and I participated in a Cyber Banquet (virtually) hosted by artists Lisa Link and Io Palmer. Here is a re-post of my post on Lisa and Io’s site serve & project, documenting the evenings proceedings. Cyber Banquet hosted in Chicago at Sandi and Stacey’s apartment. Follow the Tamalero on Twitter http://twitter.com/tamaletracker.…

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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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Berlin’s Eruv Talk

I will be presenting Berlin’s Eruv at KAM Isaiah Israel, as part of their World Jewry Program, this Sunday, November 8th. The lecture is open to the public. video still from interview with Moshe Or In 2008 I traveled to Berlin as part of exchange program with my University. Prior to this visit, I had never…

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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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No Sos Frida Kahlo

from obsessed with frida kahlo no sos frida kahlo, 2007 puppets, 2007

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Berlin’s Eruv Video

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Ga Bless you Ma

From the Vanessa Hidary the Hebrew Mamita UPDATE: this post generated these responses RIO YANEZ: El Rio’s got The Hebrew Mamita’s back in the Bay Area, f’sho! Hidary’s ability to discuss her Jewish identity and experiences while talkin’ hella mad shit is amazing. She’s a kindred spirit to my Ghetto Frida project. After watching the…

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ongoing intertextual exchange

The other day I posted a link on facebook to an article by Kevin Kelly on vizual literacy. Both Eric Repice and Eliyahu Enriquez responded to this post, and Eliyahu wrote a post about this exchange on his blog…. The following is a repost of Eliyahu’s post Vizual Literacy RT/Hat Tip @mayaescobar Tools for Vizuality Excerpt…

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Frida Kahlo at the synagogue: Maya Escobar

Frida Kahlo at the synagogue: Maya Escobar and the young Jewish-American Creation by David Sperber in Ma’arav Israeli Arts and Culture Magazine. translation by Shlomit Nehorai ARTICLE IN SPANISH & HEBREW Maya Escobar is no doubt one of the ‘hottest’ things developing in the Jewish-American art scene. Escobar defines herself “dyslexic internet artist”. And in…

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