Conference "Cholo Writing, the textual image of Los Angeles"

09/10/2014, 18:00
French conference by François Chastanet, architect and graphic designer, teacher, College of the fine art of Toulouse

Cholo Writing is the most ancient(former) shape of graffiti of the 20th century, appeared in Los Angeles well before the New York tags of the 1970s. The graphic designer and the photographer François Chastanet plunged into the typographic universe of the gangs Latino of Los Angeles, and analyze in detail in this documentary project a scriptural phenomenon based on the aesthetics of the European Gothic letters.

François Chastanet website




Around "Chicano Dream" exhibition

Cover of François Chastanet book - Cholo writing

Cover of François Chastanet book - Cholo writing