Sagrado: A Photopoetics Across the Chicano Homeland by Spencer R. HerreraSagrado: A Photopoetics Across the Chicano Homeland by Spencer R. Herrera

Sagrado: A Photopoetics Across the Chicano Homeland

bySpencer R. Herrera, Levi RomeroPhotographed byRobert Kaiser

Paperback | October 30, 2013

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Un lugar sagrado, a sacred place where two or more are gathered in the name of community, can be found almost anywhere and yet it is elusive: a charro arena behind a rock quarry, on the pilgrimage trail to Chimayó, a curandero's shrine in South Texas, or at a binational Mass along the border. Sagrado is neither a search for identity nor a quest for a homeland but an affirmation of an ever-evolving cultural landscape. Embedded at the heart of this remarkable book, in which prose, photographs, and poems complement each other, is a photopoetic journey across the Chicano Southwest.

Spencer R. Herrera is an associate professor of Spanish at New Mexico State University Robert Kaiser is a freelance photographer in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Levi Romero, New Mexico Centennial Poet Laureate and research scholar in the Chicano Studies program at the University of New Mexico, is the author of A Poetry of Remembrance: New a...
Title:Sagrado: A Photopoetics Across the Chicano HomelandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2013Publisher:University of New Mexico PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826353541

ISBN - 13:9780826353542