IMAGES FROM NICARAGUA: AN INTERVIEW WITH GABRIELLE GARCIA STEIB

In the United States, community-driven photo archives have grown in popularity, particularly in social media, in the last five years. To name a few of these initiatives around the country one can find Instagram accounts such as Korean Archives in DC, Cambodian Archives in Los Angeles, and, perhaps one of the most successful, Veteranas y Rucas, run by archivist and visual artist Guadalupe Rosales. Rosales has been sharing the experiences and life of Mexican-Americans in East LA since 2015. The commonality of these projects is the effort to challenge and…

BETWEEN MEMORIES: AN INTERVIEW WITH MURIEL HASBUN

Born in El Salvador to a Salvadoran-Palestinian-Christian father and a French-Polish-Jewish mother, Muriel Hasbun moved to the United States in the 1980s at the height of the civil war in El Salvador. In Washington D.C. she established her practice not only as photographer but as an educator and an active promoter of Salvadorian art. She has explored the complexities of identity and the legacy of her family history in an extraordinary body of work that sees through the lens of photography with an intergenerational, transnational, and transcultural perspective. She has…

ON MEMORIES, LOSS, TRANSFORMATION AND WHAT COMES NEXT: AN INTERVIEW WITH DANA FUNARO

Dana Funaro in her Los Angeles studio, 2021. Portrait by Gina Clyne. All photos courtesy of the artist unless otherwise noted. Dana Funaro is an artist living and working in Los Angeles, California. She has established her practice as an artist along with a career in art management and administration. Born in the Bronx and raised in South Florida, Funaro moved to California in 2012 where she has worked for a variety of art museums and organizations. For six years she was the managing director of the studio of artist…