Jesús Barraza is an interdisciplinary artist whose work centers on social justice themes. Jesús provides a brief introduction to his artwork, focusing on posters he created that reflect different anniversary years of the Third World Liberation Front and Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley.
TWLF Images: 1999, 2009, and 2019
Jesús Barraza is an interdisciplinary artist with an MFA in Social Practice and a Masters in Visual Critical Studies from California College of the Arts. He holds a BA in Raza Studies from San Francisco State University. He is a co-founder of Dignidad Rebelde, a graphic arts collaboration that produces screen prints, political posters, and multimedia projects and a member of JustSeeds Artists Cooperative, a decentralized group of political artists based in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. From 2003–2010 he was a partner at Tumis design studio where he worked as web developer, graphic designer, and project manager. In 2003, he was a co-founder of the screen printing studio Taller Tupac Amaru that produced political posters and fine art prints. He is currently a lecturer in the Ethnic Studies department at UC Berkeley.
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Jesús Barraza; TWLF Images: 1999, 2009, and 2019. Ethnic Studies Review 1 October 2019; 42 (2): 169–172. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.42.2.169
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