Me and my culture, is complicated

by Lisa | October 27, 2017
2017 Art Contest
I am first generation Mexican American and my family celebrates El Dia De Los Muertos . For  me and my family is a joyous and sacred time to welcome  the souls of of the dead . In our case my grandfather and brother; In this particular day November the second my family celebrated with a delicious dinner  where the living and the dead are joined if even for a short time . In essence we remember and talk about them ,specially since I did not have the opportunity to really get to know them. his way we celebrate their life and in a way is a triumph over dead . I believe in eternal life therefore; It becomes a celebration of life we make food, eat and celebrate this union only for a brief moment . In our family is tradition , but we believe he is in the spirit world and their soul is visiting since they get a pass just for the day. A family celebration for the spirits visinting from the spirit world which is just around the corner. I like to project my art in different ways this is me and my culture please enjoy.
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