S260. Latinx in Zines: Creating Space for Underrepresented Voices
Saturday, March 7, 2020
3:20 pm to 4:35 pm
Breena Nuñez (she/they) is an AfroCentral American cartoonist. She self-publishes autobiographical comics about the multiple identities she embodies as a queer Afrolatinx person of Salvadoran-Guatemalan descent. They also hold an MFA in Comics from California College of the Arts.
Rebecca Gonzales is a Los Angeles-based poet of indigenous descent. Her work reflects the power of the written word to heal.
Yeiry Guevara is a writer, translator, multimedia artist, and arts administrator. Her creative work in deeply rooted in representation, Salvadoran American identity and healing. Her bilingual zines are an amalgamation of poetry, Salvadoran caliche, and visual narrative.
Ana Ortiz Varela is an undocuqueer visual artist, poet, and organizing member of the San Anto Zine Fest, Texas Refugee and Immigrant Network, and is a cofounder of La Liga Zine. She collaborates on release strategy for migrants detained alongside the U.S.-Mexico Border with Innovation Law Lab.