PST Related Partners


As part of Library Foundation of Los Angeles' PST Initiative, Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A., Self Help Graphic's Barrio Mobile Art Studio will be offering multi-lingual community workshops to engage the public in hands-on art activities throughout the city. Check below to see a schedule of workshops hosted at these Los Angeles Public Libraries:

9/20/2017     Benjamin Frankin             3:30-5:30pm

9/30/2017     Vernon                              12-2pm

10/7/2017     Arroyo Seco                      3-5pm

10/12/2017     West LA                           4-6pm

10/19/2017    Wilshire                            4-6pm

10/21/2017     Sunland-Tujunga            12-2pm

10/28/2017    Granada Hills                  2:30-4:30pm

11/20/2017     Angeles Mesa                 2-4pm

12/7/2017      Cypress Park                   4-6pm

12/12/2017    Junipero Serra                5:30-7:30pm

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Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985

LACMA's Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985 is a groundbreaking exhibition and accompanying book about design dialogues between California and Mexico. Its four main themes—Spanish Colonial Inspiration, Pre-Columbian Revivals, Folk Art and Craft Traditions, and Modernism—explore how modern and anti-modern design movements defined both locales throughout the twentieth century. [Los Angeles County Museum of Art]

LACMA's exhibit will feature the Día de los Muertos print from Self Help Graphics by artists Antonio Ibanez and Carlos Bueno. This print is dated back to 1973, and is believed to be one of the first Day of the Dead prints created.

Craft in America: BORDERS

Craft in America: BORDERS explores the profound relationships, both contemporary and historical, between Mexican and United States craft artists, through stories that confirm the idea that art is without borders. It is a pathway for creativity and the connections that make us human. BORDERS will feature Ofelia Esparza, Self Help Graphics and the Day of the Dead celebration.

BORDERS screening will take place at Self Help Graphics on September 21st at 7pm.

Day of the Dead (1957)

Day of the Dead (1957), made by Ray and Charles Eames, will be shown at LACMA's Found in Translation. Sister Karen utilized this film as an educational tool to teach artists about Día de los Muertos.