MIRASOL ESTRADA ON FALLING IN LOVE WITH PHOTOGRAPHY AND BRINGING PHOTO CONSERVATION TO FAMILY ARCHIVES

Mexican photo conservator Mirasol Estrada has established her practice between her hometown, Guadalajara, Jalisco in Mexico and the United States, preserving and rescuing photo collections not only for some of the world’s leading archives and museums but also for private collectors and family archives, helping them to safeguard their treasured photo memories. Interested in bringing the knowledge she acquired during her time studying and working abroad back to her country, Estrada not only offers her very specialized skills to the general public, she is constantly sharing this knowledge with peers…

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…