The recently released “Enciclopédia Negra” (Black Encyclopedia), the result of six years of work, with individual and collective life histories, aims to expand the visibility of more than 550 Black personalities who lived in Brazil from the 16th to the 21th century. A joint effort by the historians Flávio dos Santos Gomes and Lilia Moritz Schwarcz as well as the artist Jaime Lauriano.

In Focus: Postcolonial Art Production

“Today, Chicanx works and creators have a global importance that has been understood by the Mexican State, which has sought to exploit these creations for political and diplomatic purposes.”

Eduardo Luciano Tadeo Hernández, more in the article “Chicanx Art: A Domain of Political Dispute“

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