Raphael Montañez Ortiz's Cowboy and "Indian" Film (1957-8), a holding of the CSRC, will be included in the installation "Film After the End of Art" at the Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, England. The installation, which will also include works by Malcolm Le Grice, Yoko Ono, and Carolee Schneemann, will be on display to the public for one day only, June 24, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Curator Duncan White will give a talk at 6:30 p.m.
Corina Martinez Chaudhry, CEO of TheLatinoAuthor.com, interviewed CSRC visiting scholar Alvaro Huerta for LatinoLA.
Congratulations to Carolina Miranda, Kim Masters, and Darby Maloney on their Southern California Journalism Award nomination for Entertainment Reporting/Criticism. Their story on Latino bilingual TV was produced for "The Business" on KCRW 89.9 FM. CSRC director Chon Noriega was interviewed for the story, which can be heard here.
A review of the exhibition Asco and Friends: Exiled Portraits, on view through July 6 at La Friche Belle de Mai in Marseille, in the French magazine Beaux Arts.
Beaux Arts, June 2014
Nathalie Sánchez, an artist and educator who served as a CSRC Getty intern in 2007, published the op-ed "Practicing Social Justice Through Arts Education" in the Huffington Post.
Responding to current immigration debates, CSRC visiting scholar Alvaro Huerta published an essay about his Mexican immigrant father.
The Progressive, May 29, 2014
CSRC director Chon Noriega was quoted in a story about UCLA's plan to hire two "discrimination officers" to assist the investigation of grievances concerning racism experienced by UCLA faculty.
CSRC visiting scholar Alvaro Huerta published an op-ed in the Daily Bruin concerning Latinos' historically and continuing low placement on the U.S. socio-economic ladder.
The Vincent Price Art Museum received a grant of $150,000 to put toward research and planning two exhibitions for the Getty initiative "Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA." One of the exhibitions, a retrospective on Chicana artist Laura Aguilar, will be undertaken in collaboration with the CSRC.
The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, Fowler Museum, Hammer Museum, and Film and Television Archive have each received grants from the Getty Foundation to research and plan exhibitions for "Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA"