Amy Sanchez Arteaga

Amy Sanchez Arteaga is an artist, writer, educator and co-founder of cog•nate collective–a binational arts collective developing interdisciplinary research projects and public interventions that seek to understand how culture mediates social, economic and political relationships across borders, both physical and symbolic.

Their projects have shown at venues including the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the Getty Center, CSUF Grand Central Art Center, Craft Contemporary, School of the Art Institute Chicago, Arte Actual FLACSO, Quito, Maison Folie Wazemmes, Lille and Organ Kritischer Kunst, Berlin. They currently work between Tijuana, B.C., Santa Ana, CA and Los Angeles, CA. You can find their work at: cognatecollective.com.

Updated June 2019

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Nikkei Uncovered: a poetry column

Place/Displace

For this month’s column, I thought it would be a good time to feature the other artists in a residency we are sharing this summer in Little Tokyo (the +LAB Artists-in-Residence program, where five of us are here for three months working on various arts and community engagement projects in partnership with Little Tokyo Service Center, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Sustainable Little Tokyo, Visual Communications and the Japanese American National Museum). We ended up going through an experiment together. After two weeks of intense orientation around the Residency theme of “cycles of displacement” - what would come, poetically speaking ...

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