Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Humboldt Park murals

In my ethnographic research in Humboldt Park, I simply fell in love with the murals that lined the streets. Their dynamic color...their symbolic meaning..and their public displays of resistance and Puerto Rican power. These are just a few of my favorite.










4 comments:

Mickelodeon said...

These are beautiful - I especially like the one of the UFO!!!! =)

sochicky said...

GREAT PICS....I use to get my contact lenses at the eyeware place that has the mural of the eyeball...too funny...I miss the old hood. You can take the girl out the the hood but you can't take the hood out of the girl...love ya.

Chanclita Divina said...

nice. thanks for compiling and sharing.

Jason said...

tight pix thanks for sharing these, they'd make a good coffee book