KCET: Artbound - Self Help Graphics and the Birth of Modern Day Día de los Muertos

The current wave of Chicanx and Latin American art maybe sweeping through Southern California as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, but at Self Help Graphics & Art in Boyle Heights, it’s just another day at the office. Apart from supporting the work of artists of color, they are doing what they always do this time of year, preparing for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The legendary Chicanx-based community arts organization is playing their part in the pan-region show with “Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present & Future,” which runs through February 24. No place could be more fitting for the show since the modern iteration of the festival began at Self Help... Continue Reading