January 6, 2022.Reading time 15 minutes.
The Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in 2020 to support “Religion, Spirituality, and Faith in Mexican American Social History, 1940s–Present,” a project for the reprocessing, rehousing, and digitization of nine of the CSRC’s collections. Each of these collections contains a significant component of materials […]
August 26, 2021.Reading time 12 minutes.
As I entered through the front doors of the Los Angeles Convention Center for this year’s installment of the LA Art Show (LAAS), I already knew something special was about to happen. Each participating gallery space was set up with its own booth and its best and brightest works were proudly hanging on the walls. […]
July 16, 2021.Reading time 21 minutes.
A sneak-peek interview with artists Carmen Argote and Zeynep Abes in anticipation of the upcoming LA Art Show DIVERSEartLA exhibition, “Immersive Distancing: Carmen Argote and Zeynep Abes.”
January 31, 2020.Reading time 11 minutes.
Gabriela Rodriguez-Gomez discusses her research into three CSRC collections: the Nancy Tovar Murals of East L.A. Collection and the CARA (Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation) Records, Parts I and II. Rodriguez-Gomez, a Chicana artist and PhD candidate in Chicana/o studies at UCLA, used the research for the completion of her master’s thesis. Her work was supported in part by a CSRC research grant, with funds provided through the Institute of American Cultures.
October 15, 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
Angélica Becerra, artist and PhD candidate in Chicana/o studies at UCLA, discusses artworks she created that will be included in an exhibition at the Chicano Studies Research Center in Fall 2019. Becerra’s works are watercolor portraits of emerging and established artivists—artist-activists who are responsible for visual culture in contemporary social movements.
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