Interviews

THOUGHTS ON DRAWING: AN INTERVIEW WITH DULCE CHACÓN

Dulce Chacón is a visual artist and illustrator currently living and working in Mexico City. In 1998, she graduated with a B.A. in Visual Arts from the Faculty of Arts and Design (UNAM) in Mexico City. Upon graduation, she became a member of the artistic collective Atletico, active between 1998 and 2003 in Mexico City. As an independent artist, Chacón’s work has been exhibited in various national and international venues, most recently in the Bienal Tlatelolca in Mexico City; the Manila Biennale in Manila, Philippines and at the Wadsworth Atheneum…

MOVING IDENTITY: AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDREA ORDAZ

Andrea Ordaz is a freelance dance artist, choreographer, and educator based in Los Angeles, California. She began her professional dance training at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and received a BFA in Performance & Choreography and an MFA in Dance from from the University of California, Irvine. In her thesis, Mexican-American Female Identity in Choreographic Process, Ordaz explores the ways in which her bicultural identity and femininity manifest in her choreographic work. As the founder and director of A. Ordaz Dance, 一a collaborative space dedicated to making…

Above and Under the Surface: An Interview with Conservator Rosina Herrera

“A picture is worth a thousand words” takes a special meaning when your work is identifying the secrets behind the images produced since the discovery of pre-photographic methods of capturing light on sensitive surfaces. To explain how a photo conservator approaches, determines and preserves the stories that a picture can hide above and under the surface we interviewed Rosina Herrera. She is a Spanish photo conservator with training from institutions that steward some of the world’s most important and oldest photo archives, including the George Eastman Museum (GEM) in Rochester,…