Click here to add your photo.
MixedAmericanLife, a set on Flickr.
We’ve become a country where race is no longer so black or white.
See on ngm.nationalgeographic.com
Age 18+ Contact us with the form below and we will email instructions on how to submit your photo to our Flickr set!
Comment with your ethnic heritage and we will put that in the photo’s description.
P.S. We are also looking for a utility that can put the photos onto a virtual Rubik’s cube. Please let us know if you are aware of such software or know someone who can create it.
Casta Paintings: Inventing Race Through Art
Mexican Art Genre Reveals 18th-Century Attitudes on Racial Mixing
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosted a major exhibition of paintings that reflect what many upper-class Spaniards thought about race, class and skin color during the time of the Spanish colonization of Mexico in the 1700s.
See on www.npr.org
“Laura Kina (born 1973) is an artist, academic and important contributor to the emergent field of Critical Mixed Race Studies. Kina was born in Riverside, CA. and raised in Poulsbo, WA.”
“Laura Kina creates art which relates to race, religion, class, family, and identity, more specifically Asian American and mixed race identity.” -Wikipedia
See on www.laurakina.com
“But people are not beetles …”.”
“After identifying my Asian side as Japanese, it has not been uncommon to hear that, “that’s the best.” Excuse me? Apparently the impetus to rank extends to the country level as well. But it does depend on where you’re standing. When I was in Vietnam a different system was in place, one in which being part Vietnamese would have been far superior and I was met with consoling words. “Don’t worry, if you don’t tell anyone, no one will know.”
See on eachoneallmuch.wordpress.com
Mixed Heritage, Mixed Culture, Mixed Identity…
See on pinterest.com