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Creation Date
  • 1969-1992

The Cinewest archive collection contains materials documenting several Cinewest production initiatives including "Border Brujo", "California Murals off the Wall", "Mexico History and Image", and others. The "Border Brujo" archives include documentation of live performances by Guillermo Gómez-Peña. The "Mexico History and Image" collection includes Mexican and Chicano murals and art shot in Mexico City, Los Angeles, and San Diego. The "California Murals off the Wall/Art in Progress" archives include documentation of artists David Avalos, Victor Ochoa, Gronk, Barbara Carrasco, Michael Schnorr and others at work on a portable mural show at the Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego. And "San Diego-Tijuana" documents art openings, performances, mural dedications, and installations on both sides of the border. Artist, producer and filmmaker Isaac Artenstein was involved in all of these creative projects.


578 digital objects.



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