Mixpantli: Contemporary Echoes

Mixpantli: Contemporary Echoes

  • Dec 12, 2021–Jun 12, 2022
  • BCAM, Level 1


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Mixpantli showcases the creative resistance of Indigenous knowledge-keepers following the Spanish invasion of Mexico. In this podcast, LACMA curators talk with contemporary artists, activists, and scholars as they contemplate their legacies in today’s Los Angeles.

This podcast and LACMA's Art of the Ancient Americas department's Ancestral Voices initiative are possible thanks to the generous support of Dan Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser.

Participants (alphabetical): Mariana Castillo Deball, artist Alyce de Carteret, Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow in Art of the Ancient Americas, LACMA Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Director, Center for Latin American Studies, Stanford University Yan Garcia, Nahuatl instructor Diana Magaloni, Deputy Director, Program Director and Dr. Virginia Fields Curator of the Art of the Ancient Americas, and Sazanne D. Booth and David G. Booth Conservation Center Director, LACMA Janet Martinez, Co-Founder and Vice Executive Director, CIELO Sandy Rodriguez, artist Odilia Romero, Co-Founder and Executive Director, CIELO Mariah Tso, artist and GIS Specialist, Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, UCLA

On view in Mixpantli: Contemporary Echoes is We Are Here, a StoryMap documenting Los Angeles’s Indigenous diaspora created by Comunidades Indígenas en Liderazgo (CIELO), an Indigenous women-led organization based in L.A.

Additional content for these exhibitions is available in Nahuatl and Zapotec thanks to the team at CIELO.