CANCELED: Collective Memory Across the Diasporas
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Whether through portraits of martyred leaders or interpretations of hieroglyphic languages, Central American artists help dismantle the doctrine of discovery, projecting utopic landscapes rooted in memory, breathing life into dispossessed communities, and deepening diasporas. Frida Larios, cocreator of the award-winning New Maya Language pictoglyphs, joins José Flores, creator of powerful, dreamlike portraits of his people and ancestors.