On How to Make Collaborative Stories that Don't Fit in the Podcast Box by Bear Guerra

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How can audio storytelling translate to — and interact with — media like photography and print, and platforms like public installations and live events? And how to conceive and develop such projects?

Brand-new on the Third Coast Pocket Conference podcast: Ruxandra Guidi and Sayre Quevedo of Latino USA chat about (and give some ideas) for how to make beautiful, collaborative stories that don't fit in a box or even a podcast feed.

Listen to the episode here.

Our Annual Photo Sale Is Here! by Bear Guerra

Hello! Our annual photo sale is here, with 8x10 prints by Roberto Bear Guerra for $100 (plus $15 shipping and handling) to benefit our labor of love: Fonografia Collective. Signed, exhibition quality, archival pigment ink prints on 8.5x11” Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper. Place your order by December 15th if you'd like to receive it in time for the holidays. Thanks! 

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Our "South of Fletcher" Podcast Wraps by Bear Guerra

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South of Fletcher podcast has officially wrapped! But you can still get all caught up here.

Once one of Southern California’s most important rail yards, this site will soon become the next urban California State Park, joining a patchwork of other river-adjacent green spaces that are shaping the course of LA River revitalization. Through personal interviews with people who have worked, lived and otherwise made their marks at this post-industrial site, Fonografia Collective explores some of LA’s biggest challenges, and speculates about what change at this site might mean for the rest of the city. Written and co-produced by Ruxandra Guidi and Clockshop, edited by Ibby Caputo and with music by Luis Guerra.

New Opinion Piece: Migrants’ Endless Walk North by Bear Guerra

“In a now-retracted description, the Associated Press called the caravan ‘a ragtag army of the poor.’ But I see this latest migrant pilgrimage as something entirely different: a bold people’s movement aimed at subverting the class disparities and strict immigration enforcement of a system deliberately stacked against working-class migrants.” Read the whole piece here.

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Our Work Featured in WAPOW, Los Angeles’ Chinatown Quarterly by Bear Guerra

We're very happy to have our stories and photos from Los Angeles' Chinatown in this latest WAPOW / 華報, a collaborative community-based service learning project in LA Chinatown that engages a multigenerational team of contributors to produce and distribute a bilingual print quarterly. Issue 5 is focused on the idea of home. You can download the whole magazine here.

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