5Qs with Comrade’s Calacas


Hot off of the ol’ e-press: a bite-sized dose of Monday discussion between Comrade C. and the fine folks over at Dead Deco.

A big and bonafide “thank you” to Mr. Lou–as always–for making this one happen.

Dead Deco

La MascaraDead Decoshowcases the responses of a wide variety of artists in our 5Qs with… interview series.  Some interviews included artists dedicated to this genre exclusively, while others have been from the perspective of Day of the Deadoutliers whose work seamlessly includes celebrated contributions.  Though all have been informative, few present the passion for this holiday and its associated arts that Comrade’s Calacas exudes.  As in his sculptures and on his blog, Comrade’s Calacas‘ love for this holiday’s traditions and art is self evident.

Dead Deco:  Thank you for joining us here on 5Qs. How did you first learn about the Day of the Dead holiday?

Comrade’s Calacas: I was fortunate enough to be born and raised in the shadow of Los Angeles proper, which provided plenty of opportunities for early exposure to the trappings of Dia de los Muertos. I recall early…

View original post 879 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s