Being and belonging: Joey Terrill's performance of politics

Richard T. Rodríguez

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Since the early 1970s, Los Angeles-based Chicano artist-activist Joey Terrill has been at the forefront of numerous struggles for social justice. This essay examines the performative politics of Terrill's t-shirt art, 'zines, painting, and testimonio, while situating his biography within a community of Latino gay male artists impacted by AIDS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-491
Number of pages25
JournalBiography - An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2011

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