Con Safos: Reflections of Life in the Barrio (February 6, 2017- August , 2017)
Museum of Social Justice presents a
Con Safos: Reflections of Life in the Barrio
February 6, 2017- August , 2017
Con Safos Magazine was a leading Chicano literary journal that emerged in the late 1960’s to the 1970’s in the East Los Angeles Barrio. Con Safos Magazine offered a Chicano first voice to address and document “El Movimiento.”
This exhibition chronicles the Chicano social and cultural activism through visual and literary art reflecting life in East Los Angeles, including oral testimonies, personal poems and satirical musings, painting, photography, photo collages, comics, documentaries, social activism and other cultural forms of expression.