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630 W. Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
213.202.5567http://culturela.org/
September 2017
September 16, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Free

Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A.

Los Angeles Central Library will present “Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A”., an exhibition and associated public programs celebrating the Zapotec language. Zapotec is the most widely spoken indigenous language in Mexico’s southern state of Oaxaca, and Los Angeles is home to the largest population of indigenous Oaxacans outside of Mexico. “Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A.” will recognize the importance of the Oaxacan presence in Southern California and explore contemporary realities of indigenous culture. The project will include an installation in…


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