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Gateways/Portales: Interview with Sami Miranda

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Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
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3 Video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
Archival materials
Video recordings
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
2016 November 04
Scope and Contents:
Sami Miranda, an educator, poet, and visual artist, talked about his family and where they lived; growing up in the South Bronx; and living in Washington, D.C. As an educator, Miranda talked about what he teaches; what he enjoys about teaching; the challenges he has encountered while teaching in Washington, D.C.; and lessons he has learned. As a poet, Miranda talked about what inspires him and his writing process. As a visual artist, Miranda talked about his artistic influences and style. He explained the importance of incorporating contemporary themes and social justice issues into his art. Miranda also talked about how his art is received by Latinos and non-Latinos; his development as an artist to be well-known in Washington, D.C. community; what makes him happy, proud; and what he does for fun.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' Dated 20161104.
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Video recordings
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Sami Miranda, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives