Duncan Tonatiuh – The flying men of Papantla


The Pre-Columbian dance performed by the flying men of Papantla was recently recognized as intangible heritage of humanity by the UNESCO. This is an image I made inspired by that fact. To read more click here


I am an author and illustrator. I spend part of the year in my hometown San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and part of the year in New York City. I hand draw and collage digitally. I am very much influenced by the Pre-Columbian art of ancient Mexico. My first picture book Dear Primo, a letter to my cousin was published by H N Abrams in the spring of 2010.

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