The Resource Carmen Lomas Garza: Looking Back, by Severo Perez

Carmen Lomas Garza: Looking Back, by Severo Perez

Label
Carmen Lomas Garza: Looking Back
Title
Carmen Lomas Garza: Looking Back
Statement of responsibility
by Severo Perez
Title variation
Carmen Lomas Garza
Contributor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Carmen Lomas Garza is a Chicana artist who creates images about the lives of Mexican Americans based on her memories and experiences growing up in South Texas. In this charming film, Carmen returns to Texas to revisit the people and places that inspired her work. Her award-winning books and art works have delighted children and adults alike. She has published many illustrated children's books; some are part of school curriculums in cities with large Latino populations. Her paintings have been featured in individual and group exhibitions and in such museums as the Whitney Museum of American Art in N.Y.; the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.; the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, and the San Jose Museum of Art. Born in 1948 in Kingsville, Texas, she experienced significant racism growing up, and was not allowed to speak Spanish in school. The roots of her artwork lay with her family traditions and in the Chicano Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Since her parents were active politically, she followed in their footsteps by organizing Chicanos on her college campus. She later wrote that this work nourished her goal of being an artist and gave her back her voice. Her artistic creations helped her "heal the wounds inflicted by discrimination and racism. I felt like I had to start with my earliest recollections of my life and validate each event or incident by depicting it in a visual format."
Awards note
San Antonio Cinefestival, 2008
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English
  • Original language in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Perez, Severo
  • Perez, Severo
Runtime
38
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Contemporary
  • Latin American
  • Fine arts
Target audience
adult
Label
Carmen Lomas Garza: Looking Back, by Severo Perez
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (38 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (CKB)4340000000137137
  • (VaAlASP)1784679
  • (OCoLC)794307516
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1784679/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000137137
Video recording format
other
Label
Carmen Lomas Garza: Looking Back, by Severo Perez
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (38 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (CKB)4340000000137137
  • (VaAlASP)1784679
  • (OCoLC)794307516
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1784679/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000137137
Video recording format
other

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