Latin America Vision of LA

Neca Dantas - "City of Angels" Born in Brazil, Dantas is an emerging commercial and fine art photographer. After she graduate from the University of California with a degree in international relations, she decided to pursue her two great passions in life; travel and photography. Her work focuses on capturing moments that evoke the social and economic transitional feelings in the minds of Angelinos.


"Latin American Visions of LA" is a compilation of works by selected artists from the open call for LA based artists who were born in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Uruguay. This open call was organized by the ADC Contemporary & Building Bridges in combination with the General Consulate of Brazil in Los Angeles, the General Consulate of Argentina in Los Angeles, the General Consulate of Mexico in Los Angeles and the General Consulate of Uruguay in Los Angeles. Sponsored by Argentine American Cultural Foundation (AACF). Jury CHRIS DAVIES - Publisher at FABRIK MAGAZINE, Los Angeles- CAT JIMENEZ - Executive Director at LUCIE FOUNDATION- ALEJANDRO PELAYO RANGEL - Film Director, Writer and Producer - Cultural Attache of the CONSULATE GENERAL OF MEXICO in Los Angeles - ISABEL ROJAS WILLIAMS - Executive Director MURAL CONSERVANCY of Los Angeles and DANTE SPINOTTI - Italian Cinematographer among his movies are Manhunter, The Last of the Mohicans Heat, LA. Confidential, The Insider, Wonder Boys.

ADC Contemporary & BUILDING BRIDGES International Art Exchange
Begamot Station Arts Center
2525 Michigan Ave., Unit F2
Santa Monica
Los Angeles, California, USA 90404
ADC & BUILDING BRIDGES International Art Exchange is an organization established in 2005 , a non-profit organization dedicated to cultivate an understanding among cultures worldwide through international art exhibitions and artist exchange residency programs. The organization have developed a more focused tactic for cultural exchanges through art and international collaborations. The main mission is to have a powerful programs for exhibitions, workshops, and artists-in-residence , establishing exchanges among countries in order to strengthen international cultural relations and engage local communities while promoting new and emerging forms of artistic expressions. The program is providing the artists of our members countries the best possible support, information and opportunities for Art Exhibitions and exposure throughout the world. ADC & BUILDING BRIDGES has an exhibition- rotating system to highlight our shared cultures and establish fresh exchanges; every member country has access to different exhibitions, as well as the participation in International Art Fairs to promote their own culture and artists. The organization is guided by a Board of Directors with International members. 


"Family is Strenght"

The Mayor's Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development Community Action Team  among others local organizations sponsored last week event  "The Family Community Resource Fair" at MacArthur Park in Los Angeles. A local afford to keep children out of the streets.