Rio Yañez presents The Great Tortilla Conspiracy, a tortilla printmaking collective, that began their work at the de Young Museum in 2007 and have been silkscreening Frida's image on tortillas ever since. He shares their unique art process and new developments.
Jean Franco, a local Frida Kahlo look-alike actor, has traveled the world bringing a bit of the beloved artist to every place. We learn about how they were discovered and the journey the likeness to an icon has brought them.
Local actor and comedian Marilet Martinez shares stories of growing up as a Chicana in the Mission District. She also discusses how strong and fearless Latinx women like Frida Kahlo inspired her career.
Astrosagas, local video producer and astrologist, talks about her parent’s journey, love of San Francisco, and Frida Kahlo's influence on art and politics.
Linda Gamino, Associate Director of Ensambles Ballet Folklórico de San Francisco, opens up about her story of a tragic accident that affected her life, and the impact of Frida Kahlo in helping her overcome her disability.
Fernando Escaritz, a local sculptor, has created large size installations inspired by his lived experiences and his love for the Mexican culture. He revisits his childhood in Coayacan and the influence that Frida Kahlo’s home, Casa Azul, had in shaping his craft.
Twin Walls Murals Company (Elaine Chu and Marina Perez-Wong) talk about their 20+ year friendship and the influence of Frida Kahlo and other strong local women artists in their own journey as women in the arts.
Rio Yañez (Host of the series) tells the story of how his father, Rene Yañez, fought to open Frida Kahlo's first gallery show on the West Coast, here in San Francisco