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Miguel Rojas Sotelo

Program Coord
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Box 90254, Durham, NC 27708-0254
2204 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Publications


Territorio encarnado: ejercicios de soberanía visual. Visualidades, textualidades y estéticas situadas en la producción artística indígena en Abya Yala

Book · October 1, 2023 This text is the result of multiple reflections in which cultivators from the indigenous world of Abya Yala meet in intercultural dialogues. The text is plurivocal, multiple and collective. Its authorship is not unique but communal, It is not possible to w ... Link to item Cite

Place of Encounters | Lugar de Encuentros

Other Place of Encounters | Lugar de Encuentros · May 1, 2023 Curatorial Text for the Exhibit: Place of Encounters | Lugar de Encuentros. Cameron Art Museum. Wilmington NC. May 2023 - January 2024. North Carolina is home to a rich diversity of voices, which is reflected in its community of Latin American artists. Wor ... Open Access Link to item Cite

Sobre la primera y la última línea. Los vencidos de la historia y sus luchas por abrir el porvenir (Colombia, paro nacional, 2021)

Journal Article Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies / Revue canadienne des études latino-américaines et caraïbes · September 2, 2022 Full text Open Access Cite

Manifesting democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Journal Article Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies / Revue canadienne des études latino-américaines et caraïbes · September 2, 2022 Full text Open Access Cite

NO FUTURE: The Colonial Gaze, Tales of Return in Recent Latin American Film

Journal Article Humanities · March 18, 2022 The past is certain, the future an illusion. Contemporary films such as Ivy Maraey: land without evil (Juan Carlos Valdivia 2013), Embrace of the Serpent (Ciro Guerra 2015), The Fever (Maya Da Rin 2020), and Bacurau are border films, from the genre ... Full text Open Access Cite

Iconoclastia, justicia indígena, historia y memoria. Actos de fabulación y soberanía

Journal Article Estudios Artísticos · January 1, 2022 “Reescribiendo la historia de nuestro país, no más símbolos de la colonización y apología a la violencia” fueron algunas de las razones dadas por los indígenas Mizak por sus acciones iconoclastas contra monumentos que representan una nación blanque ... Full text Open Access Cite

Mingas de la imagen estudios indígenas e interculturales

Book · 2022 En Mingas de la imagen, que reúne múltiples contribuciones de diecinueve países, tres continentes, quince pueblos indígenas y una veintena de universidades del mundo, se dan cita numerosas lenguas indígenas, incluido el castellano, y ... ... Cite

The deaths inscribed in us: art, memory, and public space in Doris Salcedo.

Chapter · 2022 This volume explores how Colombian novelists, artists, performers, activists, musicians, and others seek to enact-to perform, to stage, to represent-human rights situations that are otherwise enacted discursively, that is, made public or ... ... Full text Cite

INGESTION. Digital archive/embodied: Uaira Uaua (Benjamín Jacanamijoy Tisoy)

Internet Publication · August 1, 2021 For the peoples of the Andes and the Amazonian piedmont of southwestern Colombia, ‘to walk’ | purij is a metaphor for life. Walking implies a bodily action that is in relation to the medium which one inhabits. For the oralitores and social movements of th ... Open Access Link to item Cite

Graphics in Transit | Sergio Sánchez Santamaría

Book · March 15, 2021 "This volume presents the work of Mexican visual artist Sergio Sánchez Santamaría (1976), who has been working as a graphic artist for more than two decades. ... Cite

Transpacific Literary and Cultural Connections Latin American Influence in Asia. Common Ground: Shared Textuality and Visuality in China and Latin America

Chapter · January 7, 2021 This article offers a sharp comparative reading of recent cultural products developed in China and Latin America. By focusing on how minority voices (indigenous) in both regions are represented in audiovisual, literary, and visual arts, this piece shows th ... Full text Link to item Cite

Adelante el pasado: oralidad y visualidad, acto y evento en la prácticas artísticas del mundo indígena contemporáneo

Journal Article Revista Kaypunku: Estudios Interdisciplinarios de Arte y Cultura · June 8, 2019 This article is an exercise in reading the production of two visual artists from Abya Yala: Rosa Tisoy-Tandioy, Inga artist from Colombia, and Benvenuto Chavajay, Maya artist from Guatemala. Through their artistic practice loaded with visuality and events- ... Open Access Link to item Cite

ART CONNECTIONS: SOUTH-SOUTH TRANSNATIONAL FLOW(S)

Chapter · December 13, 2018 Featured Publication This handbook will be of great interest to scholars and post-graduate students in anthropology, area studies, cultural studies, development studies, history, geography, international relations, politics, postcolonial studies and sociology. ... Cite

Premio Nacional del Crítica. SOBERANIA VISUAL EN ABYA YALA

Book · October 31, 2018 This essay was awarded the first prize in the 2017-2018 edition of the National Art Essay and Criticism Award by the Ministry of Culture and Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. Soberania Visual en Abya Yala (Visual Autonomy in Abya Yala) presents the wor ... Open Access Cite

Be Patient Artistic and Medical Entanglements in the Work of Libia Posada

Book · 2018 Featured Publication "This publication has been produced on the occasion of Dr. Libia Posada's residence as Katz Family Fellow and her exhibit during Fall 2017 titled "Be patient / Se paciente: artistic and medical entanglements in the work of Libia Posada" ... Cite

Irrupciones, compresiones, contravenciones arte contemporáneo y política cultural en Colombia

Book · 2017 Featured Publication The book "examines the insistence of Colombian middle class intellectuals to reexamine the founding events of the nation, including the scientific, geographical and ethnographic Expeditions of the mid-19th century. ... Cite

De raíz, extracciones y apropiaciones

Journal Article Estudios Artísticos · January 26, 2016 Resumen Como tercera parte del ensayo, Compresiones: política cultural, economía y mercado, El presente artículo se enfoca en la violencia cultural que ha marginalizado, exotizado, racializado y negado ópticas de carácter no eurocentrado, estas son ... Full text Open Access Cite

Tierra arrasada en la nación del brandin

Journal Article Estudios Artísticos · January 26, 2016 RESUMENEl siguiente artículo se enfoca en la construcción de una imagen de nación mansa, basada en una cultura popular domesticada por las fuerzas desarrollistas del mercado global. El branding de país y su espejo bizarro se hacen presentes en el t ... Full text Open Access Cite

Compresiones: política cultural, economía y mercado

Journal Article Estudios Artísticos · January 5, 2015 ResumenEsta reflexión presenta en forma comprimida, y en cuatro entregas, el tiempo/espacio en la escena artística local moldeada por determinantes históricos de finales de siglo XX y principios del XXI.  Esta primera parte da cuenta  de cómo la es ... Full text Open Access Cite

Una flor (modernidad) marchita

Journal Article Estudios Artísticos · January 5, 2015 ResumenEsta segunda parte, de la reflexión acerca del tiempo/espacio en la escena artística local moldeada por determinantes históricas de finales de siglo XX y principios del XXI,  discute la insistencia de la clase media intelectual y del mundo d ... Full text Open Access Cite

Territorio encarnado: ejercicios de soberanía visual. Visualidades, textualidades y estéticas situadas en la producción artística indígena en Abya Yala

Book · October 1, 2023 This text is the result of multiple reflections in which cultivators from the indigenous world of Abya Yala meet in intercultural dialogues. The text is plurivocal, multiple and collective. Its authorship is not unique but communal, It is not possible to w ... Link to item Cite

Place of Encounters | Lugar de Encuentros

Other Place of Encounters | Lugar de Encuentros · May 1, 2023 Curatorial Text for the Exhibit: Place of Encounters | Lugar de Encuentros. Cameron Art Museum. Wilmington NC. May 2023 - January 2024. North Carolina is home to a rich diversity of voices, which is reflected in its community of Latin American artists. Wor ... Open Access Link to item Cite

Sobre la primera y la última línea. Los vencidos de la historia y sus luchas por abrir el porvenir (Colombia, paro nacional, 2021)

Journal Article Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies / Revue canadienne des études latino-américaines et caraïbes · September 2, 2022 Full text Open Access Cite

Manifesting democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Journal Article Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies / Revue canadienne des études latino-américaines et caraïbes · September 2, 2022 Full text Open Access Cite

NO FUTURE: The Colonial Gaze, Tales of Return in Recent Latin American Film

Journal Article Humanities · March 18, 2022 The past is certain, the future an illusion. Contemporary films such as Ivy Maraey: land without evil (Juan Carlos Valdivia 2013), Embrace of the Serpent (Ciro Guerra 2015), The Fever (Maya Da Rin 2020), and Bacurau are border films, from the genre ... Full text Open Access Cite

Iconoclastia, justicia indígena, historia y memoria. Actos de fabulación y soberanía

Journal Article Estudios Artísticos · January 1, 2022 “Reescribiendo la historia de nuestro país, no más símbolos de la colonización y apología a la violencia” fueron algunas de las razones dadas por los indígenas Mizak por sus acciones iconoclastas contra monumentos que representan una nación blanque ... Full text Open Access Cite

Mingas de la imagen estudios indígenas e interculturales

Book · 2022 En Mingas de la imagen, que reúne múltiples contribuciones de diecinueve países, tres continentes, quince pueblos indígenas y una veintena de universidades del mundo, se dan cita numerosas lenguas indígenas, incluido el castellano, y ... ... Cite

The deaths inscribed in us: art, memory, and public space in Doris Salcedo.

Chapter · 2022 This volume explores how Colombian novelists, artists, performers, activists, musicians, and others seek to enact-to perform, to stage, to represent-human rights situations that are otherwise enacted discursively, that is, made public or ... ... Full text Cite

INGESTION. Digital archive/embodied: Uaira Uaua (Benjamín Jacanamijoy Tisoy)

Internet Publication · August 1, 2021 For the peoples of the Andes and the Amazonian piedmont of southwestern Colombia, ‘to walk’ | purij is a metaphor for life. Walking implies a bodily action that is in relation to the medium which one inhabits. For the oralitores and social movements of th ... Open Access Link to item Cite

Graphics in Transit | Sergio Sánchez Santamaría

Book · March 15, 2021 "This volume presents the work of Mexican visual artist Sergio Sánchez Santamaría (1976), who has been working as a graphic artist for more than two decades. ... Cite

Transpacific Literary and Cultural Connections Latin American Influence in Asia. Common Ground: Shared Textuality and Visuality in China and Latin America

Chapter · January 7, 2021 This article offers a sharp comparative reading of recent cultural products developed in China and Latin America. By focusing on how minority voices (indigenous) in both regions are represented in audiovisual, literary, and visual arts, this piece shows th ... Full text Link to item Cite

Adelante el pasado: oralidad y visualidad, acto y evento en la prácticas artísticas del mundo indígena contemporáneo

Journal Article Revista Kaypunku: Estudios Interdisciplinarios de Arte y Cultura · June 8, 2019 This article is an exercise in reading the production of two visual artists from Abya Yala: Rosa Tisoy-Tandioy, Inga artist from Colombia, and Benvenuto Chavajay, Maya artist from Guatemala. Through their artistic practice loaded with visuality and events- ... Open Access Link to item Cite

ART CONNECTIONS: SOUTH-SOUTH TRANSNATIONAL FLOW(S)

Chapter · December 13, 2018 Featured Publication This handbook will be of great interest to scholars and post-graduate students in anthropology, area studies, cultural studies, development studies, history, geography, international relations, politics, postcolonial studies and sociology. ... Cite

Premio Nacional del Crítica. SOBERANIA VISUAL EN ABYA YALA

Book · October 31, 2018 This essay was awarded the first prize in the 2017-2018 edition of the National Art Essay and Criticism Award by the Ministry of Culture and Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. Soberania Visual en Abya Yala (Visual Autonomy in Abya Yala) presents the wor ... Open Access Cite

Be Patient Artistic and Medical Entanglements in the Work of Libia Posada

Book · 2018 Featured Publication "This publication has been produced on the occasion of Dr. Libia Posada's residence as Katz Family Fellow and her exhibit during Fall 2017 titled "Be patient / Se paciente: artistic and medical entanglements in the work of Libia Posada" ... Cite

Irrupciones, compresiones, contravenciones arte contemporáneo y política cultural en Colombia

Book · 2017 Featured Publication The book "examines the insistence of Colombian middle class intellectuals to reexamine the founding events of the nation, including the scientific, geographical and ethnographic Expeditions of the mid-19th century. ... Cite

De raíz, extracciones y apropiaciones

Journal Article Estudios Artísticos · January 26, 2016 Resumen Como tercera parte del ensayo, Compresiones: política cultural, economía y mercado, El presente artículo se enfoca en la violencia cultural que ha marginalizado, exotizado, racializado y negado ópticas de carácter no eurocentrado, estas son ... Full text Open Access Cite

Tierra arrasada en la nación del brandin

Journal Article Estudios Artísticos · January 26, 2016 RESUMENEl siguiente artículo se enfoca en la construcción de una imagen de nación mansa, basada en una cultura popular domesticada por las fuerzas desarrollistas del mercado global. El branding de país y su espejo bizarro se hacen presentes en el t ... Full text Open Access Cite

Compresiones: política cultural, economía y mercado

Journal Article Estudios Artísticos · January 5, 2015 ResumenEsta reflexión presenta en forma comprimida, y en cuatro entregas, el tiempo/espacio en la escena artística local moldeada por determinantes históricos de finales de siglo XX y principios del XXI.  Esta primera parte da cuenta  de cómo la es ... Full text Open Access Cite

Una flor (modernidad) marchita

Journal Article Estudios Artísticos · January 5, 2015 ResumenEsta segunda parte, de la reflexión acerca del tiempo/espacio en la escena artística local moldeada por determinantes históricas de finales de siglo XX y principios del XXI,  discute la insistencia de la clase media intelectual y del mundo d ... Full text Open Access Cite

Narcoaesthetics in Colombia, Mexico, and the United States

Journal Article Latin American Perspectives · March 2014 The production of the visual artists Juan Obando (Colombia), José Ignacio García (United States–Mexico), and the Narcochingadazo collective (United States–Mexico–Colombia) under the umbrella of what they call “narcoaesthetics” is linked to contemp ... Full text Open Access Cite

Decolonial AestheSis at the 11th Havana Biennial

Journal Article Social Text. Journal · November 1, 2013 Featured Publication Open Access Cite

Arte y Decolonialidad. Postales de un territorio excéntrico

Journal Article CALLE 14. Revista de investigacion en el campo del arte · May 21, 2010 Featured Publication Open Access Link to item Cite

Emancipation Through Language: X-ja’il T’aan (House of the Word)

Internet Publication In Resistant Strategies. Edited by Marcos Steuernagel and Diana Taylor. According to the Mexican National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), there are about 1.2 million Maya in Yucatán, representing 59.5 percent of the state’s population; in 20 ... Link to item Cite