Caminante, No Hay Puentes (2016)

Melanie Cervantes
12 x 18
1-color, Handmade Screen Print. Split Fountain/Rainbow Roll (Non-Iridescent)
Open Edition
Printed in San Leandro, 2016

“Caminante, no hay puentes, se hace puentes al andar.”- Gloria Anzaldua, This Bridge Called My Back

For more analysis on how Anzaldua reconfigured Spanish poet Antonio Machado’s verse and why she chose this specific language see Imelda Martín-Junquera “Landscapes of Writing in Chicano Literature” here.