Day of the Dead Exhibit at Duke University with Photos, Chavez Santiago Talk + Rug Sale

Map to Friedl Bldg/Duke University

October 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Duke University is the ONLY North Carolina presentation/sale of Chavez Santiago family rugs.  

Eric Chavez Santiago is director of education at the Museo Textil de Oaxaca, a weaver and expert in developing and using natural dyes.  Janet Chavez Santiago is a linguist and education coordinator at the Centro Academico y Cultural San Pablo, where she works to sustain indigenous languages and culture.

Only ONE space left in the 2012 Day of the Dead Photography Expedition!

Featured are 25 photographs taken during Oaxaca Cultural Navigator’s 2011 Oaxaca Day of the Dead Photography Expedition.  Photographers are Liz Bryan, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Cheryl Cross, Bowie, Maryland; Nick Eckert, Washington, D.C.; Jen Haynes, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Norma Hawthorne, Pittsboro, NC and Oaxaca; Wayne Kubal, Tucson, Arizona; and Jenny Snead Williams, Durham, NC.

Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies faculty member Bill Bamberger and expedition instructor, and Jenny Snead Williams, director, Program for Latino/a Studies of the Global South curated the exhibit.

We will have two private presentation/sales of Chavez Santiago family rugs in Atlanta on October 3 and 4.  If you know people in Atlanta who would like an invitation, please contact me.


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