In Lak’ Ech (2015)

Melanie Cervantes (artist/printer)
12.5″ x 19″
1 layer, 2-color screen print, Chipboard, Printed in Oakland, CA at the Othering and Belonging Conference, April 2015

This poster lifts up a few stanzas from the poem Pensamiento Serpentino by Luis Valdez the Chicano playwright and founder of El Teatro Campesino. These stanzas were used as a meditation and committment in the Raza Studies classes in Tucson Unified School District. I created this poster to resist this kind of suppression and racism and popularize the values that the stanzas celebrate.

Doing a print demonstration with my new, never before printed In Lak’ Ech print.

Signing dry prints for conference attendees. Many were impressed by my Sanrio pencil collection.