Guadalupe Rosales

 Guadalupe Rosales, photo credit: Marty Windahl

Guadalupe Rosales, photo credit: Marty Windahl

Guadalupe Rosales (b. 1980, United States) is an artist, archivist, and founder of the @Veteranas_and_Rucas and @Map_Pointz Instagram accounts. Since 2015, Rosales has been actively archiving crowd-sourced photos, party flyers, and videos of Chicana/o and Latina/o youth culture in Southern California in the 1990s. Rosales describes her work as an “archive of previously inaccessible material of an underrepresented and unstudied group of people.” She received an M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2016. She has held previous residencies at the Guapamacataro Center for Art and Ecology Residency, Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists Residency, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s first Instagram residency.

// Guadalupe Rosales (Estado Unidos, 1980) es artista, archivista y fundadora de las cuentas de instagram @Veteranas_and_Rucas y @Map_Pointz. Desde el 2015, Rosales recolecta y archiva activamente fotos, volantes de fiestas y videos de juventudes latinas y chicanas del sur de California en los años 90. Rosales describe su trabajo como “un archivo de material previamente inaccesible, de un grupo no estudiado ni representado de personas”. Obtuvo el grado de Maestría en Arte (M.F.A.) en la Escuela del Instituto de Arte de Chicago en 2016. Ha participado en residencias previas en el Centro Guapamacataro de Arte y Ecología, la escuela de Arte y Artistas Ox-Brow y de la primera residencia de Instagram del Museo del Condado de Los Ángeles.