Entry: 2487
Nov27

Entry: 2487

In “2487: Giving Voice in Diaspora,” Mexican artist Luz María Sánchez uses sound-based art to trouble a statistic brought on by institutional violence on the U.S./Mexico border. Dolores Inés Casillas In 2006 Luz María Sánchez used a lone statistic from 2004 – 2487, the number of bodies found dead throughout the border region of the U.S. and Mexico – to create a sound-based art installation for the San Antonio Artpace (now available as...

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La Bamba

This entry briefly traces several trajectories of “La Bamba,” the traditional Mexican wedding song from the Veracruz region, in the son jarocho style, which blends Spanish, indigenous, and African musical elements. Anthony Macias UC Riverside This entry briefly traces several trajectories of “La Bamba,” the traditional Mexican wedding song from the Veracruz region, in the son jarocho style, which blends Spanish, indigenous, and...

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