Welcome to a special exhibition of

The contributions below are from a workshop CREATING CULTURAL MEMORY ON THE WEB conducted by Lorie Novak at the annual conference of the HEMISPHERIC INSTITUTE OF PERFORMANCE AND POLITICS in Monterrey, Mexico, June 2001. Participants brought family photographs with them or used a digital camera during the workshop to create the images for their essays. The background images on this page are excerpts from various performances at the conference.


La Sombra del Padre / The Shadow of the Father
Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA


el es rodrigo / he is rodrigo
Rodrigo Tisi, Chile / New York, New York, USA


diversidades / diversity
Mane, Buenos Aries, Argentina


desaparecidos / the disappeared
Julio Pantoja, Tucumán, Argentina


double+ exposure
Fernando Calzadilla, New York, New York USA


Niña y Piñata / Girl and Piñata
Adriana Vázquez-Ornelos, Guadalupe, N.L., Mexico


La madrina del niño dios
Adriana Vázquez-Ornelos, Guadalupe, N.L., Mexico


mis pies / my feet
Angelica Garcia, Mexico City, Mexico


Corazon / Heart
Raquel Araujo, Mexico City, Mexico


La Carreola y Boda de Mony y Ben
Lucero Montes, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico


Aqui viven Genocidas / Killers live here
Carolina Golder, Buenos Aires, Argentina


fotografías de familia / family photographs
Paula Hernández, Puerto Montt, Chile


luces de mi cartógrafo / lights of my cartographer
Rafael Leona, Argentina


Pop y Fogata / Bonfire
Mario Leal, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico


Retratos / Portraits
Rosa Ana Garza, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico


imagens / images
Martin Vega, Argentina


fantasies de la infancia / boyhood fantasies
Miguel Rodríguez, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico


mi niños/ my children
Dulce Lozano Pepi, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico


un viejo espiritu / an old spirit
Mikel Valladares, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA


Gender - Desire
Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

Many of the photographs from this exhibition were added to the Collected Visions archive of over 2,500 images. Please create an essay for consideration for future exhibits. You can either use images from our archive that trigger your memories and inspire a story, or submit your own photos with a story.

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