22 June 2012

Scherezade Garcia: Rediscovering America

Paradise Redefined
Scherezade Garcia's works of art are visual interpretations of her surroundings, for example, sounds and movements of daily life.

“It has to do with the Caribbean in general, and especially the Hispanic Caribbean – about heritage, the process of being civilized, and what civilized means, and the selling of the Caribbean as a paradise,” says Garcia.

As we recover from Fourth of July celebrations, it’s an interesting thought to consider. We celebrate our freedoms and this golden land of opportunity – whether we were born here or moved here, whether getting here was easy or difficult, whether we’ve been here for three generations, or since the founding of the country in 1776. But what does it all mean?

Read the rest of the article in Latinometro.

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