Oral Herstory - Felicia "Fe" Montes

Felicia ‘Fe’ Montes

Education/Degrees/Certificates: B.A. UCLA- World Arts & Cultures, M.A. Chicana and Chicano Studies, CSUN, M.F.A. Otis College of Art & Design - Public Practice Art

Art Mediums: Performance, Poetry, Multi-Media, Music

Themes: growing up in East LA, Montebello, and Monterey Park; parents active in Chicano Movement; going to Chiapas and the influence of the Zapatistas; becoming a performer and poet; importance of creating spaces for art; concept of Todos Somos; balancing individual projects and collective projects; meanings of collectivity; meanings of decolonization; negotiating artivism with work, family, and school.