This collection is divided into five series. Series I Biographical in two folders contains personal, biographical material
about Sean Carillo and his career. Series II Chicano Punk Rock Aesthetics in five folders, is made up largely of ephemera
about the East Los Angeles Chicano punk scene represented by such groups as “Los Illegals”, “Brat” and “Plugz”. Series III
Film Studies in two folders, contains a collection of film festival publicity and film critiques from the period of Carrillo’s
life when he was an avid classic and avante garde film fan. Series IV Chicano Art in four folders and an oversize container
consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and ephemera. Series V Video recordings contain three videos: Exploratorium Fashion
Show at California State University, Los Angeles, and early experimental Chicano performance art. Noteworthy, at the end of
VS0987/UM is a stage performance by the Chicano punk rock band “Brat” featuring Teresa Covarrubias on vocals.
Sean Carrillo was born in Boyle Heights, (Los Angeles) California in 1960; the eighth of nine children born to Jose P. Carrillo
and Elisa Arevalo of El Paso, Texas. He attended Resurrection Grammar School in East LA and Bishop John J. Cantwell High School
in Montebello, California. As a teenager, Sean completed a self-directed photography course at All Nations Neighborhood Center
in Los Angeles and later at the behest of Director Bill Maxwel he became a member of the board of directors as Community and
2.0 linear feet
1 document box, 1 oversized box and videos
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