Is the adoption of Chicano Low Rider aesthetics in Japan, cultural appropriation?
Topic: Chicana culture, cultural appropriation, Chicanos in Japan
Participants: Eduardo Valencia, Musician and Educator
Broadcast Air Date: 03/15/19
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
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A conversation on the New York Times video article:
Inside Japan’s Chicano Subculture By Emily Rhyne, Walter Thompson-Hernández and Alexandra Eaton
– Can Chicano culture exist in japan?
-What is Chicano culture?
– Is taking a low rider to Japan a form of cultural appropriation?
– What is are superficial cultural elements of the Chicano experience?
– Is Japanese culture older than Mexican or Chicano culture?
-Is cultural appropriation harmful?
-What is culture?
-What is the function of culture?
-Who gets to be the real Chicano?
-Can you pay for culture with bag full of money?
– Is Chicano culture a trend?
-If we had to make a poster for Chicano culture, is it fair to just put low riders?
-Who owns culture?
– Can Mexicans and Chicanos also culturally appropriate?
-Did Frida Kahlo culturally appropriate from indigenous culture?
-Will the Chicano sub-culture in Japan change to something new that is uniquely Japanese?