CSRC director Chon Noriega will participate in the final night of the "Uptown Bounce" series in New York City when he joins El Museo del Barrio's founder, Raphael Montañez Ortiz, for a conversation about the history and legacy of the museum and Ortiz's "destruction" art.
The 2014 anthology Show Time: The 50 Most Influential Exhibitions of Contemporary Art, edited by Jens Hoffmann, includes the 2008-2010 CSRC traveling exhibition Phantom Sightings: Art after the Chicano Movement.
The exhibition "Ricardo Valverde: Experimental Sights, 1971-1996" was highlighted in the GLIMPSES section of the Zócalo Public Square web magazine. (Image: I See What You Never Saw, 1976/1991)
We invite your submissions to the dossier section for the Fall 2015 edition, which will feature critical dialogues on topics relevant to Chicano studies. Essays, dossiers, and book reviews for future editions are also welcome.
Congratulations to Carolina Miranda, Kim Masters, and Darby Maloney on winning 1st Place at the Southern California Journalism Awards for Entertainment Reporting/Criticism (Radio). 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.
Los Angeles Times art critic Christopher Knight reviewed the exhibition "Ricardo Valverde: Experimental Sights, 1971-1996," a collaboration between the CSRC and the Vincent Price Art Museum.
A story on artist Yolanda M. López, a pioneer in feminist and Chicana art and the subject of volume 2 in the A Ver series, who after being evicted from her home is using her garage sales as a site of artistic performance. The article includes a López image from the CSRC.
A review of the exhibition After Our Bodies Meet: From Resistance to Potentiality at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in New York. The exhibition includes work by Chicana artist Laura Aguilar lent by the CSRC. The review includes an Aguilar image from the CSRC.
Carolina A. Miranda of the Los Angeles Times blog "Culture: High & Low" posted a feature concerning Ricardo Valverde: Experimental Sights, 1971-1996, a collaboration between the Vincent Price Art Museum and the CSRC.