Labor + a(r)t + orio:

Latinx Art as Research

For the Latinx artists highlighted in this Alianza UCMX-funded podcast series, art is a social laboratory that produces new knowledge, illuminating the present and envisioning better futures.

Sandy Rodriguez

Laura E. Pérez

Explore the captivating artistry of Sandy Rodriguez, a San Diego/Los Angeles-based artist, as she employs indigenous-inspired practices using precolonial materials like cochinilla and amate. Through her powerful narratives, Rodriguez addresses critical issues such as child separation and violence against Indigenous communities, inviting viewers to engage in important dialogues often overlooked in traditional museum spaces.