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Nicolás Shi
December 14, 2016
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self-portrait collage
Nicolás Shi

El Otro Rostro del Immigrante (the Other Face of an Immigrant), 2010

Nicolás Shi, Washington, D.C.

This self-portrait is a collage of newspaper headlines and articles celebrating the artist’s accomplishments. This positive face of immigration exists in contrast to pervasive negative immigrant stereotypes.

Este autorretrato es un collage de titulares y artículos de periódicos que elogiaban los logros del artista. Esta cara positiva de la inmigración existe en contraste con los estereotipos negativos tan generalizados de los inmigrantes.

Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution Museum purchase through the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center