Retrospective: Selections from the Lucero-Sánchez family archive

Maribel Lucero-Sánchez, Jorge Lucero

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This essay is composed under the premise that an early 21st Century, Mexican-American family, sustainably living in and through art, is a miracle and a gift. Nestled in the heart of this surprising present, the Lucero-Sánchez family is now—in year 19 of its existence—standing at the precipice of a morphing vista: All the children are teenagers and the oldest is heading off to college. Although increasingly quotidian in the Mexican-American imagination, the milestone of sending a child away to school elicits nostalgia and melancholy in the mother and father of the family. The nostalgia has manifested itself in an urgent curating of the family archive (both artifacts and narratives) and the melancholy is being grappled with by attempting to figure out what is generatively possible within the dynamism of the family’s imminent reality.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationVisual Arts with Young Children
Subtitle of host publicationPractices, Pedagogies, and Learning
EditorsHayon Park, Christopher Schulte
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781003020776
ISBN (Print)9780367897406, 9780367896775
StatePublished - Feb 16 2021

Publication series

NameChanging Images of Early Childhood

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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