Archivist + Archive Liaison
Analú López is a Librarian/Archivist, and Photographer living in Chicago. She is a Xicana of Pame (Xi’ úi)-Guachichil heritage from the Chichimeca tribes of Mexico.
She holds a Master of Library and Information Sciences with a certificate in Archives and Cultural Heritage Resources and Services from Dominican University and a Bachelor of Arts in Photography with minors in Latin-American Studies and Art History from Columbia College Chicago. Currently, she works at the Newberry Library of Chicago as the Ayer Indigenous Studies Librarian-in-Residence.
Interested in underrepresented narratives dealing with identity and decolonization she writes and creates photographic-based projects exploring these topics. Her photographic work ranges from social documentary to digital manipulations and photographic essays with intimate portraits. She has participated in a number of solo and group exhibitions in Chicago, Texas, and Mexico.