Subject: Re: Cyber Arte Exhibition
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 07:59:02 -0800
From: Tiffany Lopez <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thank you for sending me email about the museum controversy. I'm going to write a letter to the museum about the role you played at the Rockefeller Symposium, the reception of your work at that event, and the significance of your work in academia. Other academics you may want to contact: Art Historian Jennifer Gonzalez from UC Santa Cruz Theater Scholar Yvonne Yarbro Bejarano, Dept of Spanish, Stanford Visual Studies Professor Chon Noriega, Film and Television, UCLA
Email Laura.Lara@ucr.edu at UC Riverside's Center for Ideas and Society for their email addresses. Mention that they also attended the Rockefeller Symposium last December. She should still have their list. If not, I have them somewhere in the depths of my computer....
I would still very much like for us to get together soon. My life is finally calming down a bit and I finally have a window for real planning. I hope all is going well on all fronts. Let me know when in April might be good for us to have lunch or coffee. I'd love to hear what else has been going on with you and your work.
Subject: Re: Cyber Arte Exhibition
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 09:02:01 -0800
From: "Lindsey Haley" <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Aye Chingao Alma, en que te metiste mujer? I
meant to call you and tell you that a friend of a friend who was at the opening
night reception for your exhibit loved your work and said that it created
quite a buzz (a good one) and that several people loved your work also. I
plan to write the letters of support that you're requesting and will email
your message to others. Will speak with you soon. Oh by the way, that Chicano
activista sounded like a real culero. You know the kind of guy who says that
he respects women, but will never ask a woman out again after he's "had
her". I could read him like a book!
Subject: Re: [18thStreetTalk] Cyber Arte Exhibition
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 09:16:17 -0800
From: Nadia Reed <QueeneMUSE@aol.com>
Wow Alma, good gosh!
As a descendant of North American Indigenous
people, and as a feminist, I just got to tell you that guy was a really scary
asshole. Christians in the Pacific Northwest were far less murderous than
the missions were down here, but still we have a saying - what killed the
all the Indians? the three B's.
The Bible, The Bottle and the BIA (Bureau of
For him to proudly call vengeful Catholic guilt
an 'Indian' value really shows how far apart the ancestors' children have
Thanks for sharing this with the list. Please
privately e-mail me and tell me what kind of letter I can prepare, I am happy
to be of service to you.
Subject: FW: Cyber Arte Exhibition
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 10:21:20 -0700
From: Frederick Nunn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
For obvious reasons (check the surname), I'll
not be sending a message to Villegas, but I want you to know that you (and
the curator) have my unconditional support.
As a collector, an academic (with some experiences
with similar controversies), a former resident of New Mexico (northern), a
Latin Americanist (with a better grasp of history than Villegas), and a card-carrying
Anglo Protestant (with a far better grasp of all the religious issues than
Villegas), I find this an anti-feminist, authoritarian, chauvinistic, preposterous,
bigoted, reactionary, and almost perverse attack on an entirely legitimate
You are to be commended for your art as well
your moderation in replying to this attack. I can hardly wait to see the whole
Subject: Re: Cyber Arte Exhibition +
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 23:09:51 -0800
From: Juana Alicia Montoya <email@example.com>
Diosa mía Alma. what a gorgeous and life-affirming
imagen. gracias. Others have already eloquently voiced the solidarity I share
with you. Keep on mending the divide between body and spirit, girl!