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Codex Espangliensis: From Columbus to the Border Patrol

Guillermo Gómez-Peña Enrique Chagoya Felicia Rice June 07, 2020

Codex Espangliensis: From Columbus to the Border Patrol Guillermo Gómez-Peña Enrique Chagoya Felicia Rice Inspired by the pre Hispanic codices that escaped immolation during colonial invasions, this artists book opens out in accordion folds expanding to a length of over 21 feet Rice has created a series of beautiful and jarring montages in which the mixture of languages, slang, poetry, and prose of G mez Pe a s performance texts are woven through and around Chagoya s collageInspired by the pre Hispanic codices that escaped immolation during colonial invasions, this artists book opens out in accordion folds expanding to a length of over 21 feet Rice has created a series of beautiful and jarring montages in which the mixture of languages, slang, poetry, and prose of G mez Pe a s performance texts are woven through and around Chagoya s collages filled with pre Hispanic drawings, colonial era representations of New World natives, and comic book superheroes Irreverent to the last, G mez Pe a and Chagoya employ iconic figures and persistent stereotypes to overturn the fantasies of nationalism, ethnocentrism, and historical amnesia that cloud international relations Rice s masterful typographic compositions orchestrate the text s many voices and views, offering a history of the Americas which must be read forward and backward, in fragments and in recurring episodes in short, as history itself tends to unfold.Guillermo G mez Pe a was born in Mexico City in 1955 and came to the U.S in 1978 His work, which includes performance art, poetry, journalism, criticism, and cultural theory, explores cross cultural issues and North South relations He is the recipient of an American Book Award for The New World Border City Lights and a MacArthur Foundation Genius Award, among many other honors.Enrique Chagoya is a Mexican born painter and printmaker who has been living and working in the U.S since 1977 The recipient of two NEA Fellowships, his most recent show of paintings was at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco He currently teaches at Stanford University.Felicia Rice is a book artist, typographer, printer, and publisher whose work has earned her many honors She lectures and exhibits internationally, and her books are represented in the collections of various museums and libraries She currently directs the graphic design and production program at the University of California, Santa Cruz Extension.

Codex Espangliensis: From Columbus to the Border Patrol Guillermo Gómez-Peña Enrique Chagoya Felicia Rice

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