In this editorial commentary, we consider the use of Latinx in Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture and argue for its relevance and importance, while at the same time recognizing the term’s limitations, variability, and potential for change. In our very first issue of LALVC, we upheld the use of x instead of o or a/o or @ in our title as a proclamation of inclusiveness. How has our thinking about the x evolved since then? This short reflection surveys and ponders existing commentary on the topic, as we encourage additional discussion and debate. Because of our role as journal editors and due to our training in art history, we’re particularly interested in the use of the term in the realms of scholarly publishing and visual culture studies. Latinx is an inclusive, transformational term that semantically opens creative spaces for the decolonial manipulation of materials, forms, and ideas by...

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