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Memory and Displacement in Highland Park: "Sin Turistas" Visual Account of Gentrification (NOTE UPDATED TIME)

Memory and Displacement in Highland Park: "Sin Turistas" Visual Account of Gentrification (NOTE UPDATED TIME)

  • Date:
    Thursday, March 13, 2014
  • Time:
    12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Social Sciences Building (SOS)
  • Room:
    250

Summary:

**NOTE UPDATED TIME** A discussion led by John Uriquiza, photographer and founder of "Sin Turistas" Photography Collective, and commentated by Macarena Gomez Barris, associate professor of American studies and ethnicity.

Description:

**NOTE UPDATED TIME** Sin Turistas is a photography collective in Highland Park that has worked documenting gentrification and the stories of local residents over the last five years. Uriquiza will discuss the visual archival practices of the collective, describing the work of the collective with community members, and engaging the pressing issues of space, visuality and change in the urban setting of this Northeast Los Angeles community.