Atlanta based artist, educator and mother Carla Aaron-Lopez‘ Long Live The Dirty South show opened last week after months of planning and a successful Indiegogo campaign. Curious about her practice, we asked our Twitter friend and the ATL native to document her thoughts leading up to her second solo show opening at City of Ink., a tattoo parlor. Buckle up!
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MRKT DIARY: CARLA AARON-LOPEZ’ DIRTY SOUTH (PHOTOS)In Latino, Lifestyle on May 10, 2013 at 2:19 pm
MRKT DIARY: I WIN (LETTER TO MICHELLE) 2013 BY MARY A. VALVERDE (PHOTOS)In Latino on January 20, 2013 at 2:33 pm
I taught the last class of the semester a few weeks ago at Hunter College, and in looking at my course notes I remembered sharing one of my favorite books with my students. It was through an exercise for a lesson on “Text & Performance.” Among other material, I handed out my personal copy of Zora Neale Hurston’s, “Their Eyes Were Watching God.” It was only after the student read from the text that I realized I had given up and shared a very vulnerable part of myself.
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