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Mapping Another LA: The Chicano Art Movement
Arts Journalism Research Team (olufunke moses and Ariel Swartley)

Thank you for taking the time to help us conduct our research! Below are some questions about your experience at the exhibit.

1. How much did you know about Chicano art in L.A. before attending this exhibition?
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2. Where have you seen Chicano art? In L.A.? Elsewhere? In the media?
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3. What image best represented your perception of Chicano art before viewing this exhibition?
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4. What image illuminated your understanding of Chicano art after having viewed the exhibition?
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5. How much of an impact does Chicano art have on the social spaces you frequent?
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6. What kind of art is it? (e.g. murals, public art, paintings in restaurants, banks, etc.)
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7. Please write down the title of one of the works you saw and the name of the artist who created it.
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Ariel Swartley

Ariel Swartley lives in Los Angeles and writes about contemporary and uncontemporary culture. Her essays on music, fiction, garden design, comics, art, culinary history, radio, film and ethnobotany have appeared in Los Angeles magazine, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Boston Globe and Rolling Stone. She was a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism fellow in 2002 and the writer-residence for Agency: the Work of Artists at Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga CA in 2009. This fall she will begin writing for SOTA, the online journal of the University of California Institute for Research in the Arts. Her photographs have been exhibited in Nantucket, MA and in Los Angeles, Long Beach and Redondo Beach, CA.

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