Mythic Archaeologies: The Impact of Visual Culture on the Art and Identity of Four Hopi Artists

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This qualitative critical ethnography examines how visual culture impacted the identity and art of four Hopi artists. Sources of data included a personal journal, artists’ interviews, group discussion, art work interpretations, and historical research of Hopi art, visual culture, and issues of native identity. In particular, my analysis focused on issues of power / knowledge relationships, identity construction, and the artist as co-constructor of culture through personal narratives. Implications for art education centered on the concept of storytelling through mythic archaeology situated in identities of past, present, and future.

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Santos, Lori J. August 2011.

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This qualitative critical ethnography examines how visual culture impacted the identity and art of four Hopi artists. Sources of data included a personal journal, artists’ interviews, group discussion, art work interpretations, and historical research of Hopi art, visual culture, and issues of native identity. In particular, my analysis focused on issues of power / knowledge relationships, identity construction, and the artist as co-constructor of culture through personal narratives. Implications for art education centered on the concept of storytelling through mythic archaeology situated in identities of past, present, and future.

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Santos, Lori J. Mythic Archaeologies: The Impact of Visual Culture on the Art and Identity of Four Hopi Artists, dissertation, August 2011; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc103387/: accessed May 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .