Gloria Anzaldua says: “By creating a new mythos – that is, a change in the way we perceive reality, the way we see ourselves, and the ways we behave – la mestiza creates a new consciousness. The work of mestiza consciousness is to break down the subject/object duality that keeps her prisoner and to show in the flesh and through the images in her work how duality is transcended. The answer to the problem between the white race and the colored, between males and females, lies in healing the split that originates in the very foundation of our lives, our culture, our languages, our thoughts. A massive uprooting of dualistic thinking in the individual and collective consciousness is the beginning of a long struggle, but one that could, in our best hopes, bring us to the end of rape, of violence, of war.”

Informed by  the legacies and experiences of our ancestors The New Mythos is an exploration of the new narrative of our time; based on the spaces between what has been and what will be, by those straddling dualities & multiplicities, daring to tell our own truths, vision our own futures and manifest our own feminist prophecies.

The New Mythos Project is an ongoing, ever-evolving project.  The original New Mythos Project took place in Spring of 2010 and included a Northeast to Southwest adventure.  Documentation of the trip is still being worked on, so stay tuned as I continue to share and thank you for your patience in this process. ❤

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