NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ERIC Number: EJ778164
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 18
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0161-6463
The Creative Terrain of "Numbe Whageh": Creating Memory, Leading to Center
Freise, Kathy
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v31 n3 p81-98 2007
This article explores ways of creating public art, ways of looking, and ways of remembering. It focuses on how one work in Albuquerque, New Mexico, twines around these three notions and produces new ways of thinking about each. In this article, the author focuses on one component within a larger work of public art--"Numbe Whageh" by Nora Naranjo-Morse. The piece actively presents an opportunity to rethink the world around it. By extension, it also presents the opportunity to rethink one's self. It offers little prescription for looking and instead encourages the imaginative by engaging the senses. The author offers here neither a detailed chronology nor a complete art historical record. Rather, she examines the speculative and theoretical contours and possibilities within the piece. (Contains 5 figures and 27 notes.)
American Indian Studies Center at UCLA. 3220 Campbell Hall, Box 951548, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1548. Tel: 310-825-7315; Fax: 310-206-7060; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Mexico