30 días de palabras: día 3

José Guadalupe Posadas, shows the soldadera as a menacing figure, a soldier who is ready to fight; the only thing distinguishing her from a male soldier is her dress. (Source) Also, check out Cool compilation of the world of skeletons of José Guadalupe Posadas http://geronimodesade.blogspot.com/2012/04/esta-entrada-de-blog-la-quiero-dedicar.html Revolutionary Mexican Women http://www.ic.arizona.edu/ic/mcbride/ws200/mex-jand.htm

30 días de palabras: día 2

“I have to say that the traditional role is kind of a myth. I think the traditional Mexican woman is a fierce woman.” Sandra Cisneros Pretty amazing. Check out this blog that has all things Sandra Cisneros. http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/sandra-cisneros

*A Great Fighter*

Lately, I’ve been posting words that inspire to help define the future and motivations behind the vision of Paper Amor. Paper Amor is about art, culture, justice, language, identity, and California. It’s about home, art, gratitude, and literature. It’s about familia, gente, amor, español, Inglés, cartas de amor, and esperanza. It’s about having roots and […]

Show Me Your Papers

La Raza Comica: Noche de Mujeres Anoche, I attended an inspirational event at the cartoon museum in San Francisco. From the SF Cartoon Art Museum The Cartoon Art Museum and The Latino Comics Expo are proud to announce Noche de Latinas, an evening with Latina comic book artists discussing their craft, their inspirations, and how […]

Keep Sharing Yourself

(11) thoughts from este verano …words that changed me in Summer 2012 1. Be vulnerable Others seek your courage – Rumi Your open-ness, human-ness allows others to be real too 2. Just be yourself Stop rejecting parts of you 3. Use your voice Your story is the most powerful means to your change 4. Listening […]