The Mestiza Futures Project was born in the spring of 2017. Denver artists who identity with Mestiza/o, LatinX, Latina/o, Chicana/o, XicanX, Indigenous, and mixed races and cultures were invited to co-create the first edition of the Mestiza Futures Project. We did not know who would show up, what would unfold, or what the end result would be. Writers, … Continue reading "Brown Genius 1.8 The Mestiza Futures Project – Denver"
Afrofuturist, hip-hop artist and community educator Ill Se7en joins us to talk about the roots of culture, black and brown aesthetics, and constructs of race and color. This discussion stretches across personal, social, and inner- and cross-cultural dimensions. https://soundcloud.com/ill-seven
Brown Genius hosts master artist Stevon Lucero for a conversation about God, Art, Time, Dreams, and Life’s Purpose. Stevon Lucero has been painting for over 50 years. He is a Chicano Meta-Realist who is recognized internationally for his contributions to Surrealism, Indigenous art, and cultural art of the American Southwest. https://www.stevonlucero.com
Candi CdeBaca, Executive Director of Project VOYCE, joins Brown Genius for a conversation about youth advocacy, community development, institutions, and the non-profit industrial complex. We conclude with a focus on the power we have to create alternative realities.
We conclude our two-part interview launch with artist, herbalist and healer Eutimia Cruz Montoya. In this segment we focus on ancestral medicine, self-healing, and community healing for a new era. For more on Eutimia: https://www.facebook.com/MuseInMedicine/
Eutimia Cruz Montoya is a lineage-raised contemporary curandera, herbalist, licensed acupuncturist, Real Foods Activist, and Food Systems Educator. She joins us on Election Night 2016 for the birth of the Brown Genius Podcast. For more on Eutimia: https://www.facebook.com/MuseInMedicine/