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Section 6

Tammy Melody Gomez


Transforming Specimen = Nest of Energy
2012

“You are the cartographer of your dreams. No one else can describe the land and life forms in that inner terrain. Map them, mujer.” ~Tammy Melody Gomez

Transforming Specimen = Nest of Energy, 2012 by Tammy Melody Gomez
 
 
Tammy Melody Gomez earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Pre-Legal Studies from Goucher College (Maryland), which also honored her with the Alumnae/i Award for Excellence in Public Service (2010). Her literary work has been published widely, in collections such as Women in Nature: An Anthology (Louise Grace Publishing, 2014) and Entre Guadalupe y Malinche: Tejanas in Literature and Art (UT Press, 2016).
 
Her multimedia successes include: She: Bike/Spoke/Love—an innovative bicycle theater work; “Dear House”—a collaborative installation in a vacant house; DRESS CODES—a poetry installation on Victorian-style dresses; and her one-woman show, “Saliendo Abierta” (Emerging Open), which chronicles Tammy’s experience being trapped in her bedroom closet for 55 hours. She is a Macondista and a 2015-2018 Black Earth Institute Fellow. For more information: www.hatchfund.org/user/tammygomez
 

 

Other works by Tammy Melody Gomez

  • Roots + Resistance October 2018
  • Rewilding May 2018
    • Resources
      • Resources – Further Reading
    • Youth
      • Metro Opportunity High School
        art students of Jo Dufo, Fort Worth, Texas
      • Paradise Lake by Mia Muñoz
      • Shakina’s Flowers by Shakina Thomas
      • Ordinary by Aja Campbell
    • Preface
      • Introduction

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