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Creating Aztlan: Chicano Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Lowriding Across Turtle Island

Creating Aztlan: Chicano Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Lowriding Across Turtle Island (Paperback)

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In lowriding culture, the ride is many things-both physical and intellectual. Embraced by both Xicano and other Indigenous youth, lowriding takes something very ordinary-a car or bike-and transforms it and claims it.Using the idea that lowriding is an Indigenous way of being in the world, artist and historian Dylan A. T. Miner discusses the multiple roles that Aztlan has played at various moments in time, from the pre-Cuauhtemoc codices through both Spanish and American colonial regimes, past the Chicano Movement and into the present day. Across this "migration story," Miner challenges notions of mestizaje and asserts Aztlan, as visualized by Xicano artists, as a form of Indigenous sovereignty.Throughout this book, Miner employs Indigenous and Native American methodologies to show that Chicano art needs to be understood in the context of Indigenous history, anticolonial struggle, and Native American studies. Miner pays particular attention to art outside the U.S. Southwest and includes discussions of work by Nora Chapa Mendoza, Gilbert "Magu" Lujan, Santa Barraza, Malaquias Montoya, Carlos Cortez Koyokuikatl, Favianna Rodriguez, and Dignidad Rebelde, which includes Melanie Cervantes and Jesus Barraza.With sixteen pages of color images, this book will be crucial to those interested in art history, anthropology, philosophy, and Chicano and Native American studies.Creating Aztlan interrogates the historic and important role that Aztlan plays in Chicano and Indigenous art and culture.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesArt styles not defined by date Publisher: University of Arizona Press Publication Date: 30/10/2014 ISBN-13: 9780816530038  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dylan A. T. Miner (Metis) is an associate professor at Michigan State University, where he coordinates a new Indigenous contemporary art initiative and is adjunct curator of Indigenous art at the MSU Museum. He has published extensively, including more than fifty journal articles, book chapters, critical essays, and encyclopedia entries. As an artist, he has exhibited globally, is a founding member of the artist's collective Justseeds and was awarded an Artist Leadership Fellowship from the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution.

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