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Oaxacan Woodcarving: Innovation Meets Tradition DVD
Featuring Zeny Fuentes
New York Film Festival Award, 2001.

Introduce your students to Zeny Fuentes, a young woodcarver from Oaxaca, Mexico. Son of the renowned carver Epifanio Fuentes, Zeny was influenced by the rich tradition of his Zapotec heritage. His apprenticeship was served under the watchful eye of his father at the family studio where his unique style developed. Your students will see Zeny demonstrate the process of woodcarving and painting. Using the simple tools of his trade, he demonstrates the steps to create an armadillo carving from conception to completion. Your students will be inspired by the whimsical forms and brilliant colors found in his work. A Teacher's Guide with suggestions for classroom activities is included. Search Oaxaca for Zeny's carvings and companion books.

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Grades 4 to 12
DVD, 15 minutes, and Teacher's Guide       (2300)      $39.95
 
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