Friday, October 30, 2015
Just in time for Dead Daze, so get your ofrendas done, amiga/os:
And, of course, there's José Guadalupe Posada:
Meanwhile, catch an old favorite for the 'Daze:
And watch out, this one may case some tears:
Monday, October 26, 2015
Look out, amigo/as! You will get another chance to look at my artwork, up close and personal. Anthony Romero and Josh Rios will be using some of my drawings for an upcoming installation at Harold Washington College.
We're just working things out now, so keep checking. I'll post all the details as soon as I have them.
Meanwhile, remember the words of Marshall McLuhan: “Culture is our business.”
Friday, October 16, 2015
The future is now, so get into your spacesuits:
Even if you're a calaca:
Sci-fi is getting Mexicanized:
And old spacesuits don't die, they just float away:
Monday, October 5, 2015
Hang onto your nalgas, carnalito/as, my “Chicanonautica Manifesto” is in Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, Volume 40, Number 2, Fall 2015!
It's part of special section called “Dossier: Latino Speculative Literature, Film and Popular Culture.” They even used some of my drawings to illustrate the introduction.
Along with my manifesto is an essay: “From Code to Codex: Tricksterizing the Digital Divide in Ernest Hogan's Smoking Mirror Blues” by Daoine S. Bachman.
Also discussed are Chicanafuturism, Latino@futurism, Jamie Hernandez's comics, Afro-Latina and Mexican immigrant heroines, Chicana/o cyberpunk, Gloria Andzaldúa's sci-fi roots, speculative rasquashismo, and Chicano@futurist visual art!
Order yours now!
Friday, October 2, 2015
Chicanonautica continues the Zen and the Art of Interstate Highways over at La Bloga. Here's some videos I shot on my trusty iTouch . . .
We're talking about the Wild West, amigos:
We mostly stayed in Truchas:
And visited Española, “the most dangerous city in New Mexico:”
And got wet in Valles Caldera:
This is where the buffalo roam. Or bison, if ya wanna get technical: