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La Valentina Podcast

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La Valentina, with Vale n' Tina, is a podcast about queer friendship that celebrates latinx artists and our accomplices! We are two queer Latinx artists who are exploring the world around us and trying to make sense of it all! In this podcast we will have sticky conversations, choques (clashes), and… read more

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S2 Ep10 - Latin(X)equis | The Future of Latinx Art

February 11th, 2022


In this final episode of Season 2: Latin(X)equis we take a look back at the series and look forward to the future. We hear from our guests on how they envision the future of Latinx Art. We swoon over our dynamic, …

S2 Ep9 - Latin(X)equis | Francheska Alcantara

February 4th, 2022


In this week's episode we are joined by the wonderful multidimensional artist Francheska Alcantara. We talk about the multiple uses of soap as a …

S2 Ep8 - Latin(X)equis | Dulcina Abreu

January 28th, 2022


In this episode we bring you a great conversation with latinx curator Dulcina Abreu. We talk about how education leads to liberation. We dive into …

S2 Ep7 - Latin(X)equis | The House of Abundance

January 21st, 2022


In this episiode we bring you The House of Abundance!!! Mr. Vale and Miss Tina bring us tons and tons of Latinx artist resources and goings-on in the art worlds.

show notes below with everything that was mentioned! 

S2 Ep6 - Latin(X)equis | Justin Favela

January 14th, 2022


In this week's episode we bring you a super upbeat interview with rising Latinx artist Justin Favela! Some of you may know him as FavyFav from the …

S2 Ep5 - Latin(X)equis | Karen Vidangos

December 17th, 2021


Karen Vidangos, known as “Latina in Museums” online, is a digital strategist and Latinx art advocate. Founder of the first nationwide digital …

S2 Ep4 - Latin(X)equis | Armando Lopez-Bircann

December 10th, 2021


This week we interview Armando Lopez-Bircann!! We talk about what it's like to go from the club, to the gallery, to the museum— existing between spaces, and not seeing a difference between the real and the virtual. 

S2 Ep3 - Latin(X)equis | Fabiola R. Delgado

December 3rd, 2021


In this episode we interview Latinx arts organizer Fabiola R. Delgado!! We dive deep into her multifaceted work as a self professed art-pusher. We …

S2 Ep2 - Latin(X)Equis | Maria Del Carmen Montoya

November 26th, 2021


In this episode Miss Tina and Mr. Vale have the pleasure of interviewing the wonderful Latinx artist Maria Del Carmen Montoya!!!!

Maria Del Carmen …

S2 Ep1 - Latin(X)Equis Introduction

November 19th, 2021


Series 2 is here! In this first episode Mr. Vale and Miss Tina introduce Latin(X)Equis and give us a bit of context for the series as a whole. They …


August 20th, 2021


We are back back back again!!

We are so excited to announce our upcoming fall interview series: Latin-x-equis a series of interviews that explores LATINX Contemporary Art in the USA, with a focus in the DMV area.

Episode 17: Post-Election Self Care

November 18th, 2020


In this episode Mr. Vale and Miss Tina reflect on the election results and consider ways in which artists practice self care both in their daily …

Episode 16: I Want a Dyke for President!

November 4th, 2020


In this episode we hit record in the middle of night on election day as we all try to make sense of the inconclusive presidential election results …

Episode 15: VOTE!

October 21st, 2020


In this kiki episode Mr. Vale and Miss Tina catch up, discuss current events, and remind us to VOTE!

Episode 14: Interview with Artist Imogen-Blue Hinojosa

October 7th, 2020


This week we bring you a super fun interview with the wonderful photographer and performance artist Imogen-Blue Hinojosa! We talk about their recent …

Episode 13: Interview with Melanie Peinado [ The Sexual Problem: Sodomy, Sexual Inversion and the Nature of Male Sexuality in Modern Chile, 1900-1960] (Part 2 of 2)

September 23rd, 2020


In part two of The Sexual Problem: Sodomy, Sexual Inversion and the Nature of Male Sexuality in Modern Chile, 1900-1960 , we interview historian …

Episode 12: The Sexual Problem: Sodomy, Sexual Inversion and the Nature of Male Sexuality in Modern Chile, 1900-1960 with Melanie Peinado (Part 1 of 2)

September 9th, 2020


In this week’s episode we have a very special guest in this 2 part episode!

We are handing off the mic to scholar Melanie Peinado who is going to …

Episode 11: Art School

August 26th, 2020


In this special episode Mr. Vale and Miss Tina talk about all things Art School! As we tackle the age-old question: is art school worth it?! We also …

Episode 10: Ya Te Dije! Artists and Contracts!

August 12th, 2020


In this episode we debut "Ya Te Dije!" our once-in-a-while advice column where we respond to listener letters! This week's topic is Artists and …

Episode 9: Mucho Mucho Amor & Interview with Edgar Fabian Frias

July 29th, 2020


In this episode we dissect the documentary ‘Mucho Mucho Amor, the legend of Walter Mercado’. We dive into his life, his significance in brown communities, his flamboyant queerness, his "artist look", and go on a rant …

We Have a Patreon!

July 24th, 2020


Guess What!? We started a Patreon! You can support La Valentina Podcast by becoming a patron! To show our gratitude you will get access to exclusive episodes, shout outs, free merch and more! 


Episode 8: We're Going Bi-Monthly!

July 22nd, 2020


In this episode we talk about our “new normal”, shout out The GLB Memorial Fund and The Foundation for Contemporary Art, share some helpful grant …

Episode 7: The First Pride Was a Riot Part 2 of 2

July 15th, 2020


Mr. Vale and Miss Tina recall the first pride, the Stonewall Riots. Part 2 of 2 



Miss Tina’s Sondheim Art Prize Finalist Virtual Exhibition:

Episode 5: Mr. Vale Gets COVID-19

July 1st, 2020


In this episode Mr Vale gets Covid19 on a boat. Miss Tina experiences a FAILED cheeto rally. We congratulate our queen Jaida Essense Hall and …

Episode 4: How to be an effective BLM accomplice

June 24th, 2020


Mr Vale and Miss Tina discuss how to be a respectful and effective accomplice during the BLM movement.

Episode 3: Mourning in the Age of Corona

June 24th, 2020


Both Mr Vale and Miss Tina fall in love with the work of Mexican artist Teresa Margolles (who btw, Miss Tina didn't even know before this episode!) …

Episode 2: Gun Violence During the Pandemic

June 24th, 2020


Miss Tina had a terrifying experience with a ride-share driver in Tulsa and Mr Vale discusses her work: destroying weapons. 

Episode 1: Artist Relief Funding during COVID-19

June 24th, 2020


During this episode Miss Tina and Mr Vale discuss applying to grants and relief funds for creatives during COVID-19.


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Pilot Episode : Meet Vale n' Tina!

June 10th, 2020


After two years in the making hoy nace La Valentina Podcast!!!! Meet our fierce hosts Vale n' Tina and join us as we launch into the sonic gayverse!! PREMIERES JUNE 24th, 2020! 

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