A grey poster with black text and two images in the center. One is side profile image of a man holding a camera, the second one is a black and white close up of a woman's hands making a "LA" symbol. The text at the top reads: "Public Lecture “Through My Lens: LA and the Globe” Guest Speaker: Estevan Oriol Photographer/Director Tuesday April 16, 2024 11:00 am to 12:15pm Lakeview Terrace Room, USU." The text at the bottom reads: "Estevan Oriol is an important LA photographer, who for over 30 years has captured the city he loves, Los Angeles. His work has been showcased in select galleries and institution, such as Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives, Mesa Contemporary Art Center, Petersen Automotive Museum, and The Museum of Contemporary Art, and Art in the Streets exhibit (in both Los Angeles and New York City). He is also known for best-selling books (LA Woman, L.A. Portraits, And This Is Los Angeles) and films LA Originals (2020) and Cypress Hill: Insane in the Brain (2022). Estevan has documented lowrider culture and hip-hop culture since the 1990s, and he also has shaped the visual narratives of LA street culture within the United States and globally. In this public lecture/presentation, Estevan will share his story as an artist, speak about his photography, and also speak to the challenges he has faced in the industry. Public Lecture will be followed by a brief Q and A. For questions on accessibility or request accommodations, please contact denise.sandoval@csun by April 12th . Sponsored in part by the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies, College of Humanities Academic Programming Fund , CSUN EOP and the CSUN Council of Ethnic Studies (CES)."

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Media Contact: kaley.block.788@my.csun.edu or Carmen Ramos Chandler carmen.chandler@csun.edu (818) 677-2130

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