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…

STORIES WE TELL, STORIES WE KEEP: IN CONVERSATION WITH STACY RENEE MORRISON

Stacy Renee Morrison is a photographer keeping and telling stories between two women, between two centuries. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell where one ends, and the other begins. Much of her artistic career has been informed by a 19th-century trunk that seemingly fell from the sky to become the material makings of the girl of her dreams. But as in the case with all good stories, the through-line of Stacy’s practice can be traced back to when she herself was a child. Pioneering sleep researcher Rosalind Cartwright wrote, “Memory…

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…