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Lowrider Photography by Suzanne Lopez (12/15/2018 - 3/31/2019)

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 12:00am
Start Date: 12/15/2018 All DayEnd Date: 3/31/2019
SJSU Main Campus - King Library

SJSU Main Campus - King Library
Room: DiNapoli Gallery

Join us as we celebrate San José's lowrider culture with lowrider photography. On display from December 15, 2018 through March 31, 2019. Suzanne Lopez is a professional photographer with 28 years of experience in the lowriding community. Suzanne began her photography career with Lowrider Magazine in the early 90’s, shooting car shows, bike shows, and other lowriding events. Her extensive resume includes shooting for Orlie’s Lowriding Magazine, Streetlow Magazine, Ranflas Magazine, and Impalas Magazine, as well as freelance event photography and portraiture. She is the owner of Photography by Suzanne Lopez. This event occurs in conjunction with the exhibit: Story and King: San José's Lowrider Culture, on display December 15, 2018 through March 31, 2019.

Story and King: San José's Lowrider Culture (12/15/2018 - 3/31/2019)

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 12:00am
Start Date: 12/15/2018 All DayEnd Date: 3/31/2019
SJSU Main Campus

SJSU Main Campus - King Library

SJSU Main Campus - King Library
Room: 5th Floor Exhibit Gallery

Join San José Public Library’s California Room and San José State University's Africana, Asian American, Chicano and Native American Studies Center (AAACNA) as we celebrate San José’s history of lowriding through photographs, film and other historical memorabilia. About the Exhibit: The art of lowriding has deep roots in Chicano history and culture. San José was home to a vibrant lowrider scene, centered around the famous east-side intersection of Story and King. It was also the birthplace of the legendary Lowrider Magazine. Locally founded by Sonny Madrid and company, this unique publication documented not just the controversial culture of cruisin', but the sociopolitical issues facing contemporary Mexican-American culture. This exhibit features three speaker panel events: Out of the Past: San José's Lowrider History being held on January 15, 2019 Lowrider Culture and Society being held on February 16, 2019 Low & Slow: The Future of Lowriding in San José being held on March 16, 2019 This event occurs in conjunction with the exhibit: Lowrider Photography by Suzanne Lopez, on display December 15, 2018 through March 31, 2019. Exhibit hours: Monday & Saturday: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm Tuesday-Friday: 11:00 am-6:00 pm Sunday: Closed