Topic Descriptor: migration×
  • [Artist's Statement by Bibiana Suárez re: Identity and Exile]
    Suaréz, Bibiana, 1960-
    1991
    In this artist statement, Bibiana Suarez discusses how her work reflects her search for self-identification and the problems of living between two cultures—that of Puerto Rico and the United States—as a self-imposed exile. Suarez also describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1064462

  • Arte y desplazamiento = Art and displacement
    2007
    This essay, written by the art curator María Clara Bernal and published in the catalogue for the exhibition Displaced (2007), explains why it is important to address the subject of displacement as an essential feature of the contemporary world of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098481

  • Citings (sic) from a Brave New World : The Art of the Other Mexico
    Sorell, V. A. (Victor A.)
    In this review of the exhibition Art of the Other Mexico: Sources and Meanings, Victor Alejandro Sorell writes that the border is the exhibition’s overarching and master trope. The exhibition features works of art by the “greater Mexican [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801878

  • Confluencias : Leandro Soto and Raoul Deal
    Soto, Leandro, 1956-; Deal, Raoul
    2004
    This booklet for the exhibition Confluencias: Leandro Soto and Raoul Deal contains three texts: an interview with the artists by Linda Corbin-Pardee, an essay by Gregory Jay, and a short text by Awam Amkpa entitled “The Story of Oggun.” Jay [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840815

  • Crítica a la crítica del Arte : A propósito de un reciente artículo de Margarita Nelken sobre la obra total de Diego Rivera
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    1949
    In his long essay, Siqueiros defends Diego Rivera’s work in response to Margarita Nelken’s article on the latter’s retrospective exhibition at Bellas Artes published in the latest issue of Cuadernos Americanos. He accuses Nelken of being “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774903

  • Flotilla, La Niña, La Pinta, La Santa María
    Manglano-Ovalle, Iñigo, 1961-
    1992
    Appropriating headlines from South Florida newspapers, artist Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle makes a statement on immigration and the United States’ policies towards western hemisphere nations during the crucial period of 1979–1981, when increased [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782183

  • Forging a mexican national identity in Chicago : mexican migrants and hull house
    López, Rick Anthony
    2004
    In this essay from 2004, historian Rick A. López argues that the Hull-House in Chicago played an important role in promoting a Mexican nationalist aesthetics among the Mexican migrant community that settled in the city in the 1920s. Behind the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1052494

  • Marcos Raya: The Anguish of Being
    Morales-Haro, Claudia; Ochoa, María Isabel
    2005
    In this interview, Marcos Raya expresses his belief that young artists must “get out of their mental and real ghetto, the Mexican ghetto,” in order to advance in their art. They must, he says, “be part of the whole city of Chicago and still be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075560

  • O Recife e as artes plásticas
    Santos, Marcelo
    1978
    In this overview of the national art scene, Marcelo Santos notes that art in the state of Pernambuco is facing a difficult time, partly as a result of the migration of artists from northeastern to southern Brazil (mainly to São Paulo and Rio de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110815

  • Pequeña Habana = Little Havana
    Blanc, Giulio V.
    1993
    Giulio V. Blanc includes a brief bilingual overview of the different generations of Cuban American artists, and this includes the Miami Generation (those who immigrated to Miami in the 1960s), the Post-Miami Generation (artists born in exile), those [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 847580

  • Querido Manuel
    Deal, Raoul
    2000
    In the form of a letter, Raoul Deal reflects on how his installation Reinventando a Jimmy Green [Reinventing Jimmy Green]explores issues of migration, consumerism, and identity. Through his work, the artist looks at his process of adaptation upon [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840653

  • The Puerto Rican equation
    Sánchez, Juan, 1954-
    1998
    This document is a proposal for The Puerto Rican Equation, an exhibition to commemorate the 1898 invasion of Puerto Rico by the United States, and which would feature Puerto Rican artists who were born and lived in either Puerto Rico or the United [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867574

  • Transnational identitites : cultura en proceso
    Suaréz, Bibiana, 1960-
    1995
    The author explains the significance of identity from the point of view of a transnational existence—living in the shifting flows of migration and diaspora, through economic integration, with the use and support of advanced technologies. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782151