Rita Gonzalez, head of contemporary art at LACMA and former CSRC arts project coordinator, and Mari Carmen Ramirez, curator of Latin American art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, director of the International Center for the Arts of the Americas, and co-curator of the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing (2017–18), discuss supporting Latin American and Latinx Art during and after the pandemic.
KCRW reported on the new IAC archival project “Archiving the Age of Mass Incarceration,” funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Bunche Center director Kelly Lytle Hernández was interviewed for the story.
This story about a webinar hosted by Cornell University on February 24 named Ella Maria Diaz as one of the panelists. Diaz is the author of the recently released José Montoya, volume 12 in the A Ver: Revisioning Art History series from CSRC Press.
A story about the Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights being added to the National Register of Historic Places. La Raza newspaper was founded and produced in the basement of the church, and the story includes images from the La Raza Photograph Collection at the CSRC.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega and Bunche Center director Kelly Lytle Hernández were quoted in this story about the Mellon-funded archival project “Archiving the Age of Mass Incarceration,” a collaboration of UCLA’s four ethnic studies research centers.
The exhibition Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, organized by the Vincent Price Art Museum in collaboration with the CSRC and now on view at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art through May 9, was recommended in a roundup of current exhibitions in New York City.
IAC centers receive Mellon grant for “Archiving the Age of Mass Incarceration,” Día del Profesor Juan Gómez-Quiñones announced, José Montoya now available from CSRC Press, IAC grants information session, and more, in this month's newsletter! [Image: Bunche Center director Kelly Lytle Hernandez working with UCLA students and community members. Photo courtesy of Million Dollar Hoods.]
Al Dia, January 29, 2021
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation blog, January 28, 2021