If you support Prop 8 and/or SB 1070 un-friend me on facebook

I am incredibly proud of my husband’s Facebook status. Please feel free to repost on your own page: ___________ is fed up. If you support California’s Proposition 8 or any of the Arizona anti-immigration laws, un-friend me now. NOW. Don’t send me an email or comment on this post. This isn’t a political issue, it’s…

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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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Nuevos Compañeros: Rio Yañez

My newest partner in crime is the talented, witty, godzilla and pikapika lovin’ Chicano artist and curator Rio Yañez. I first came across his Ghetto Frida two years ago, while working on the project Obsessed With Frida Kahlo. Immediately I felt some sort of cosmic connection-not to Ghetto Frida- but to her creator. And then to…

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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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Appropriating and Recontextualizing Google Image Search Results

Part 1 of an article I wrote for jewishinstlouis.org Every art student learns about the fair use principle, granting us permission to use any image in our artwork as long as we transform it so that it conveys new meaning.  But beyond that all-encompassing definition, we don’t know what transgressions, if any, we are actually…

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A Response to a Response to a Response

This is the Jack McBrayer Response To the Internet Response To the Republican Response To the President’s Address to Congress [clearspring_widget title=”Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – The Jack McBrayer Response To The Internet Response To The Republican Response To The President’s Address To Congress” wid=”4727a250e66f9723″ pid=”49a664282cffce66″ width=”384″ height=”283″ domain=”widgets.nbc.com”] Bobby Jindal Or Kenneth From…

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Negotiating Diaspora Identities Through New Media

Join PhD Anthropology Candidate Eric Repice and MFA Candidate Maya Escobar in a brown bag lunch discussion concerning transnational, transcultural, and hybrid negotiations of identity through new media. How do these discussions vary between our fields? Eric Repice for more information on Eric Repice visit http://www.artsci.wustl.edu/~esrepice/home for more information on Maya Escobar visit http://mayaescobar.com

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