We are a collaborative team that includes artists, a transmedia producer, and a convergent media consultant.
Lady Destiny knew we were searching, and she brought us together. There are four of us, but many others who are helping because they believe in telling our stories.
Team Leader: Barbara Renaud Gonzalez
Published novelist, journalist, and activist
Yeshita the rain is coming
Forthcoming: A Tex-Mex Fairy Tale
A long, long time ago in the time of the gods, two of them were in love with the same goddess. Que hermosa, with a sky-full of endless black hair crowned with the brightest stars and comets sliding around her body. La diosa danced under her rains, sus manos playing with moons like a piano, her toes tinkling with stars.
Golondrina, why did you leave me? First Chicana novel to be published by the University of Texas Press, 2009
This is Dr. Joseph Lopez, “Dr. Joey,” Convergent Media Consultant
Joseph Lopez has melded the lines between academia and professional spaces
in the convergent media field for over 10 years. A native of San Antonio,
Texas, he is committed to the high-tech literacy of his community. A
Professor who reaches into diverse sectors, his work ranges from intermodal expressive arts to technology startup ventures. Dr. Lopez (Joey), is always looking for new ways of thinking
about media and collaboration.
(Below: Dr. Joey explains to the audience at St. Mary’s University how to make silk)