California’s 1990s Chicano rave revolution as told through archived photos
Artist Guadalupe Rosales takes us deep into her photographic archives that celebrate the freedom of being young and Chicano
Split into two archives that are homed on Instagram, Rosales’ work as an archivist is increasing Chicano visibility by enabling young Chicanos to see themselves represented in wider American history. Stemming from her own hoard of family photos and memories, Rosales then extended the archive, inviting people to submit their own histories. Because of this, Rosales’ archives are extensive as they reach across time, space, and personal identities to produce an all-encompassing, collective documentation of Chicano as a subculture.
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