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January 23, 2014

Asco and Friends: Exiled Portraits, organized by Le Cartel and the CSRC and co-curated by Celine Kopp, Chon A. Noriega, and Pilar Tompkins Rivas, has been announced. This is the first major exhibition in France of works by the artist collective Asco, active in Los Angeles from 1972 to 1987. The exhibition will take place March 8 through July 6, 2014 at Tour-Panorama, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France.

January 23, 2014
On Wednesday, January 15, the CSRC was pleased to host a screening of the 2013 documentary "Transvisible: Bamby Salcedo's Story." A PDF of the 2013 report "TransVisible: Transgender Latina Immigrants in U.S. Society" is attached here.
January 21, 2014

Alex Ortega, CSRC associate director and professor in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was interviewed for a National Public Radio story on the high rates of diabetes among Latinos, and a variety of efforts being made to reduce them.

January 21, 2014
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was interviewed for this radio story on artist Ramiro Gomez, who currently has a solo exhibition on view at the Charlie James Gallery in downtown Los Angeles.
January 13, 2014
Chon A. Noriega's foreword to "A Ver: Malaquias Montoya" was reprinted in the digital magazine Apuntes.
January 2, 2014
Chon A. Noriega on the rhetoric of diversity at UCLA, spotlight on Pepón Osorio, new oral histories online, January events, and more!
December 26, 2013
Art critic Patrick Charpenel named the traveling exhibition "ASCO: Elite of the Obscure, a Retrospective, 1972-1987" as one of the five best art exhibitions in Mexico City in 2013.
December 17, 2013

The exhibition "Asco: No Movies" at the Nottingham Contemporary was reviewed in the December/January issue of Art Monthly, a U.K. publication.

December 15, 2013
Daniel Olivas interviewed Ramón García concerning his new book on Chicano photographer Ricardo Valverde. The book was recently released by the CSRC Press.
December 12, 2013

In another story on the "Market Makeover" project led in part by the UCLA-USC Center for Public Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) and CSRC associate director Alex Ortega, KCET reports on the transformation of the Euclid Market in Boyle Heights into a store prioritizing fresh produce over processed foods