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Enrique Chagoya Lecture, Oct. 14 at 1pm, Yale University



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<b>Enrique Chagoya</b>, a Mexican-born book artist currently residing in
San Francisco, <br>
will speak this Saturday, <b>October 14 at 1 pm</b> in the Lecture Hall
of Sterling Memorial Library, 120 High Street, New Haven, CT.&nbsp; This
lecture is free and open to the public.&nbsp; For further information
call (203) 432-1712.<br>
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Chagoya's work illustrates and addresses issues dealing with cultural
clashes and historical interpretation.&nbsp; From the viewpoint of a
person who has experienced life in multiple cultures, Chagoya
appropriates images from varying cultures and juxtaposes them to
highlight the differences, yet also create a fusion.&nbsp; Chagoya's book
in the exhibition uses images from 19th century European prints, American
comic books, and Mayan symbols, among others, to comment on the politics
surrounding the U.S/Mexico border.<br>
<br>
The lecture is in conjunction with the current exhibition in the Arts of
the Book Collection in Sterling Memorial Library.&nbsp; <i>Poetics
Politics and Song:&nbsp; Contemporary Latin American/Latino(a) Artists'
Books</i> was curated by D. Vanessa Kam, 2000 Kress Fellow in Art
Librarianship.&nbsp; The exhibition can be viewed in person Monday,
Wednesday, Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and Tuesday, Thursday from 1pm to 5
pm through November 27. <br>
<br>
The exhibition will be open for viewing following the lecture on October
14th.<br>
<br>
The accompanying virtual exhibition can be viewed at<br>
<br>
<a href="http://www.library.yale.edu/aob/Exhibition/coverpage.htm" eudora="autourl">http://www.library.yale.edu/aob/Exhibition/coverpage.htm</a><br>
<br>
Please join us and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to hear
Enrique Chagoya speak about his work.<br>
<br>
<br>
<div>Jae Williams</div>
<div>Special Collections Librarian &amp;</div>
<div>Curator, Arts of the Book Collection</div>
<div>Yale University Library</div>
<div>PO Box 208240</div>
<div>New Haven CT&nbsp; 06520-8240 USA</div>
(203) 432-1712
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