Saturday, March 03, 2007

y tu abuela donde esta?

You Tube: Here is a performance by Evelyn Brito of Y Tu Abuela Donde Esta?, the paradigmatic poem by Fortunato Vizcarrondo on invisibility and Afro-Latino identity. We've previously discussed the general theme of invisibility on multiple occasions (see "that's wells, not ellison, in case you feel like being cute again.") and I've also referenced Vizcarrondo's work specifically in my own writing (see slave ships south) But it is nice to actually hear and see the work acted out.

5 comments:

rabfish said...

WOW. super interesting article. thanks!!!

sokari said...

wow again = its a while since i visited but this made it worthwhile - will try to droop by more often.

Kismet.4 said...

It is great to see this poem in the flesh. I love it. Thanks for posting...

Abdul-Halim V. said...

I'm glad a you liked it.

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