January 25, 2019—March 8, 2019
Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery
Since 2015, artist Guadalupe Rosales has been building an archive of vernacular photographs and ephemera connected to Latinx culture in Los Angeles. Guided by an instinct to create counternarratives, Rosales tells the stories of communities often underrepresented in official archives and public memory.
January 25, 2019—April 28, 2019
Atrium Gallery, Marshall Fine Art Center
The Farm Security Agency (FSA) and the Office of War Information (OWI) commissioned some of the earliest color photography ever that documented life during the Depression and WWII. This exhibit debuts 50 of the FSA/OWI’s color photographs, newly restored and printed from high-definition digital scans made from the Library of Congress’ collection.
February 7, 2019—March 8, 2019
VCAM 006 Create Space
Your Special Island explores the notion of ‘the tropical island’ as an imagined reality constructed by and for imperial pursuits, featuring work by artists Andrea Chung, Rachelle Dang, and Ming Wong. Sourcing materials from resort advertisements, colonial wallpaper, and Hollywood film, each artist defamiliarizes the tropes of the tropics in order to make visible imperial impulses still active today.