Puro Chingón

Published on Jul 19, 2016

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"The Puro Chingón Collective is a Latinx art trifecta specializing in happenings, the activation of nontraditional spaces, designer toys, and art zines. Collective members are three Austin, Latino artists: Claudia Aparicio-Gamundi, James Huizar, and Claudia Zapata. By breaking with tradition, Puro Chingon Collective provides an experience, and happenings, not just art."

ChingoZine Release Party

As part of the Puro Chingon Collective LLC, myself, Claudia Aparicio-Gamundi, and James Huizar held a release party for the fourth ChingoZine and the debut of the Chingolandia toy line. This event was part of the Fusebox Festival in Austin, Texas.

Pachanga Festival 2014

As part of the Puro Chingon Collective LLC, myself, Claudia Aparicio-Gamundi, and James Huizar designed the Pachanga Latino Music Festival festival grounds, graphics and brand design.

KLRUArts: Masked

KLRUArts·interview with Executive Director of Mexic-Arte Museum and  myself (Claudia Zapata, Curator of Mexic-Arte Museum) regarding the Mexic-Arte Museum and the exhibition Masked: Changing Identities at the Mexic-Arte Museum.

Masked: Changing Identities Opening Reception

Short video of Masked: Changing Identities exhibition opening reception at the Mexic-Arte Museum. Brief interview between myself and Carmine De Vivi, collector and donor of Mexican dance masks.

Sam Coronado: A Retrospective

Courtesy of a Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts Grant, Mexic-Arte Museum received funds to supplement the Sam Coronado: A Retrospective and Chicanas Only exhibition. I was able to video interview and edit this video with Sam Coronado and the members of the San Antonio-based art collective Mas Rudas.

Más Rudas- Mari Hernandez

Courtesy of a Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts Grant, Mexic-Arte Museum received funds to supplement the Sam Coronado: A Retrospective and Chicanas Only exhibition. I was able to video interview and edit this video with Sam Coronado and the members of the San Antonio-based art collective Mas Rudas.

Más Rudas-Ruth Buentello

Courtesy of a Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts Grant, Mexic-Arte Museum received funds to supplement the Sam Coronado: A Retrospective and Chicanas Only exhibition. I was able to video interview and edit this video with Sam Coronado and the members of the San Antonio-based art collective Mas Rudas.

Más Rudas-Sarah Castillo

Courtesy of a Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts Grant, Mexic-Arte Museum received funds to supplement the Sam Coronado: A Retrospective and Chicanas Only exhibition. I was able to video interview and edit this video with Sam Coronado and the members of the San Antonio-based art collective Mas Rudas.

YLA 15: Consensus of Taste Curator's Tour

MIDEA-funded video curator’s tour for Young Latino Artists 15 Consensus of Taste Exhibition.