THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: THE TRAILER FOR JUAN MÁRQUEZ’S FILM THE LAST COLONY, RUPERT GARCÍA ON ART FOR THE PEOPLE, BURUNDANGA BORICUA ON THE WAR AGAINST ALL PUERTO RICANS, EL BLOGERO SINCERO ON BEING CHICANO PART III, ANGELA ORTIZ’S “MONOCHROME.”
Hola Latinopians! This week your Tia Tenopia brings you two new videos. We showcase the trailer for Juan Augustín Márquez’s epic feature length documentary The Last Colony and we visit with acclaimed Chicano artist Rupert García as he explains why he so passionate about silkcreening and how this changed his view of the role of the artist in society.
José Gugo Umpierre returns with his Burundanga Boricua blog, this week reviewing the new book by Nelson A. Denis, The War Against All Puerto Ricans. Also this week Margarito j. Garcia III returns as El Blogero Sincero, this week it’s the third installment of In Search of Being Chicano. And no week would be complete without Angela Ortiz’s Photo of the Week, this week she goes monochrome on us.