THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: AMALIA MESA BAINS ON DAY OF THE DEAD,POLI MARICHAL’S ANIMATED SIN FRONTERAS, POLI MARICHAL ON PRINT-MAKING AND MORE HURRICANE RELIEF NEEDED.
Happy Day of the Dead! This week we celebrate this November 1st tradition with a look at the Day of the Dead origins courtesy of installation artist Amalia Mesa-Bains, check out the history and meaning behind this celebration. Also this week two videos by artist, print-maker and animator, Poli Marichal. Check out her very original and stunning animated short, Sin Fronteras, and also hear her speak about her print-making process itself. Not to be missed!
And sadly, conditions in Puerto Rico remain dire. We ask once again for support and are posting a link to where you can contribute funds.
Count your blessings and give to those in need.