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desveladas


desveladas

desveladas: visual conversations from the americas was conceived as multimedia conversations among three "over-documented daughters of the Americas": poet Sheila Maldonado, journalist Macarena Hernández, and writer Nelly Rosario. Their cultural roots are in the United States, Honduras, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic. The chosen name of the collaborative emerged from the artists' many desvelos (all-nighters) spent discussing abstract and concrete borders encountered throughout their collective writing and teaching experiences. Included in the proposed multimedia project is work on a fotonovela; this collaborative graphic novel in photos also draws from collected video interviews, maps, primary documents, illustrations, and writings. desveladas has presented at Princeton University and for Kweli and Asterix journals in partnership with The New York Times African Heritage Network.

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  • Artists

    Macarena Hernández

    Multimedia journalist Macarena Hernández, a former editorial columnist at The Dallas Morning News and the Rio Grande Valley…

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    Sheila Maldonado

    Sheila Maldonado is the author of one-bedroom solo (Fly by Night Press, 2011), her debut poetry collection. Her poems have ap…

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    Nelly Rosario

    Nelly A. Rosario is the author of Song of the Water Saints, winner of a PEN/Open Book Award. Her fiction and non-fiction works appear in var…

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