It was an exciting day at the San Francisco Mint on March 04, 2017. What a great turn-out, over 6200 people walked through the historic Mint halls and restored public rooms where miners and savvy businessmen alike traveled to exchange their gold for newly minted dollars and coins. Today, The Mint serves the City for … Continue reading ‘Specks of Gold, Hidden Treasures’ – Screening and Presentation in San Francisco – Flor de Miel Media
I've been working behind the scenes on breaking down the 'Open Doors' preview - I was quite surprised by the impact the creative process had on me personally, opening doors in ways unexpected. I am grateful to grow and develop, and learn each day. As that work continues, here is a new spoken word poem … Continue reading Flor de Miel Media presents ‘Narco Beauty and La Environmentalista,’ spoken word poem read by Catherine Herrera
I want to thank Audible Observatories 2012 for the invitation to preview 'Open Doors' which officially launches in 2015. San Francisco is a very meaningful place to me to launch a new anthropological archive of the Ohlone people - 'Open Doors' involves an inter-generational process focused on healing. The entire Ohlone community is the center … Continue reading Still Healing…’Open Doors’ preview before 2015 Official Launch
-- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --- Contact: Catherine Herrera, 415-202-5204, firstname.lastname@example.org BRIDGE WALKERS – INSTALLATION/DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES THE IMPORTANCE OF SACRED SITES IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND BEYOND – Worldwide Release - Filmmaker and photographer Catherine Herrera has completed a multi-year project with the culmination of a three-screen video installation and documentary Bridge Walkers showing … Continue reading Bridge Walkers – de Young Museum September 07, 2012 6-8 p.m.
I have just watched the first episode of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthoney’s new reality television program, Q’Viva The Chosen, bringing together 27 professional performers, singers, and dancers from all over Latin America to compete for a spectacular extravaganza show in Las Vegas as finale. ‘The largest Latin talent showcase the world has ever seen!,’ … Continue reading Q’Viva The Chosen
There is so much talk about 2012. 2012 has long been on my mind. Well, since about 1999, to be exact. I had a wonderful opportunity to learn about the Mayan calendar and met practitioners who shared the philosophy and history, and attempted to help me delve into a way of seeing the world that … Continue reading Glorious 2012
On March 11, 2011, I presented a four part, interactive video installation at the de Young Museum. Technical issues with my DVD burner, on top of the tragic news in Japan, all moved me deeply that day. In fact, I doubt I had ever been so nervous. Today, I feel very calm and hopeful. I … Continue reading Ohlone Sacred Sites – Walking Bridges