Thursday, May 6, 2010

Artist Chaz Bojorquez reveals graffiti’s deeper layers that embody history, culture and community

May 7, 2010 - Chaz Bojorquez’s talk “Philosophy of Lettering” takes place at the Hammer Museum at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 8. He studied ceramics at Chouinard Art Institute (today known as California Institute of Arts), and then mixed East L.A. Mexican American graffiti fashion with Asian calligraphy to form his unique style. Daily Bruin Radio met Bojorquez at his home, where he described how graffiti is a way to make your culture and community be seen, understood and remembered. [5:12]

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