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Gabriela León at UC Santa Cruz: Sunday Walk to the Zócalo of Oaxaca
by ~Bradley (bradley [at] riseup.net)
Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
Gabriela León Vázquez gave an artist talk at UC Santa Cruz on January 29th about her exhibition at UCSC's Sesnon Gallery, Sunday Walk to the Zócalo of Oaxaca (Paseo dominical por el Zócalo de Oaxaca). She was born in Cuautla, Morelos, Mexico in 1973, and is currently living and working in Oaxaca. The exhibition, on display until March 8th, is a multi-media artistic response to the popular revolt and resistance that unfolded in Oaxaca in 2006 and 2007, including photos from the Peoples' Guelaguetza (la Guelaguetza Popular) on July 16th, 2007.

The following audio was recorded at UCSC's Oakes College room 105 and edited into two tracks; Gabriela León's presentation, followed by the question and answer session.
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The exhibition was organized by UC Riverside Sweeney Art Gallery and curated by director Tyler Stallings.

Here are some related links and others of interest:

SweeneyArtGallery Podcasts with Gabriela León
Nine part audio series focusing on Gabriela León's Sunday Walk to the Zocalo of Oaxaca. This series of podcasts is based on interviews between artist Gabriela Leon, and Sweeney Art Gallery director, Tyler Stallings, that were conducted as they walked the streets of Oaxaca, revisiting the sites of unrest and repression. (imc_audio.gif audio 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
§Question and Answer with Gabriela León
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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Gabriela León answers questions about her Sunday Walk to the Zócalo of Oaxaca. *Some of the questions were inaudible, and therefore edited out, but Gabriela's replies are included.
§Shelby Graham introduces Gabriela León
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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Shelby Graham is Director of the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery at UC Santa Cruz.
http://arts.ucsc.edu/sesnon
§Gabriela León Vázquez
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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Gabriela León
http://www.gabrielaleon.com
§Arm-in-Arm
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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§es
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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§Coca-Cola
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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Oaxaca: Coke or Pepsi
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2006/11/06/18326985.php

(Campaign to Stop Killer Coke
http://killercoke.org
Murder... It's The Real Thing)
§Bus
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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§Brad Will
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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NYC Indymedia volunteer Brad Will killed in attack by Paramilitaries in Oaxaca
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2006/10/27/18323888.php

Portrait of Brad Will in the Zocalo of Oaxaca on October 25th, 2006
http://www.indybay.org/uploads/2006/10/27/bradley-will-en-oaxaca.jpg

Friends and Family of Brad Will are working to STOP PLAN MEXICO and hold the state directly accountable for Brad's death.
http://friendsofbradwill.org
§Pendejo
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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§Oakes 105
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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§Policia Federal
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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§Sunday Walk
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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§No Se Olvida
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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Oaxaca City SlideShow: Un Pueblo Unido Avanza Sin Partidos (The Community United Advances without Political Parties)
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2006/08/31/18305143.php
§14 de Junio
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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“Oaxaca Explodes” documents the police invasion and attempted displacement of striking teachers on June 14, 2006.
http://elenemigocomun.net/2006/06/oaxaca-explodes/
§Zapata
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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Emiliano Zapata
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emiliano_Zapata
§Viva la APPO
by ~Bradley Monday Feb 18th, 2008 1:09 PM
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