FemUn Newsletter Spring 2001 21.1

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Spring 2001 21.1

About the artist

Antonio Turok is an internationally known Mexican photographer who lives in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas.

  • Mother Jones International Fund for Documentary Photography Award
  • 1995 US- Mexico Fund For Culture Grant for his book Chiapas: End of Silence.
  • 1996 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship Documentary project on Central Americansand Mexicans immigrating to the United States.
  • 1997 US- Mexico Fund for Culture Send Phase Grant for Exhibition Traveling exhibition for Chiapas: End of Silence
  • 1999 US-Mexico Fund for Culture First Phase Mayans in the United States

Antonio Turok’s photographic work can be seen at Aperture Foundation in New York City, or on www. Zone Zero.Com Two Publications on his work are available: Chiapas: End of Silence (Aperture Foundation and Editorial ERA) and Imágenes de Nicaragua (Casa de las Imágenes)

Marietta Bernstorff, a visual artist and arts communicator is Founder and Director of US/Mexico BiCultural Borders. US/Mexico BiCultural Borders is an art and cultural organization working with artists, universities and cultural organizations on both sides of the border (US/Mexico) to promote and facilitate exhibitions, cultural exchanges and dialogues between each country.

Book Reviews:

  • Puga, Juana. El cautivo. Quito: Conejo, 1999. 64 páginas. (Beatriz Trigo, Arizona State University)
  • Mangini, Shirley. Las Modernas de Madrid/Las grandes intelectuales españolas de la vanguardia. Barcelona: Ediciones Península, 2001. 266 pp. (Milagros López-Peláez Casellas, Arizona State University)
  • Charnon-Deutsch, Lou. Fictions of the Feminine in the Nineteenth Century Spanish Press. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press 2000; 307 p. (Patricia V. Greene, Michigan State University)

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