Ken Gonzales-Day makes interdisciplinary and conceptually grounded projects that consider the history of photography, the construction of race, and the limits of representational systems ranging from the lynching photograph to museum display. Gonzales-Day’s photographs have been exhibited at the Generali Foundation, The Getty, LACMA, LAXART, New Museum, Palais de Tokyo, Smithsonian Institution, among others. His books include Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Duke) and Profiled (LACMA). Gonzales-Day is Professor at Scripps College. He is represented by Luis De Jesus Los Angeles.
Surface Tension: Mapping Murals in Los Angeles by Ken Gonzales-Day
Ken Gonzales-Day discusses Surface Tension: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in Los Angeles, a photographic journey to map out the city and make visible the larger cultural, socio-economic, and political forces that have shaped the place we have come to call Los Angeles.