March 14, 2024
Claudia Matachana at the fine arts center

Growing up in Asturias, Spain, Claudia Matachana spoke the country’s traditional form of Spanish as well as Asturian, a minoritized language. Though she didn’t understand the complex social forces at play as a child, Matachana realized early on that other people make assumptions about one’s background and worth based on the language they speak. Read more.