Somos Los Angelenos


Los Angelenos

By Orlando Porras MFA'24

Somos Los Angelenos

Medium: Hand-bound printed book

Dimensions variable

Mexican descendants in and around LA have a complicated history with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Yet, years later, they are reclaiming their identity as the biggest fan base of the organization.

Somos Los Angelenos is a book that showcases Chicano fan art of the baseball team the Los Angeles Dodgers, paired with protest imagery protecting the LA neighborhood of Boyle Heights. These pages are full of artists and designers reimagining Los Angeles and the baseball team with a visual language that is both natural and referential of the chicano experience.

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Somos Los Angelenos