Allison Chaklos Hernandez is a writer, musician, and curator based in Los Angeles. She holds a BA degree from UCLA in Ethnomusicology and an Erhu performance degree from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Allison’s projects encompass ideas of memory, nostalgia, intergenerational trauma, and Holocaust monuments and counter-monuments.
Previously, Allison has held various positions in curatorial and archival departments at cultural institutions such as the Skirball Cultural Center, Museum of the Holocaust Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, and the Pacific Asia Museum. She is currently working on an upcoming exhibition showcasing artworks by Holocaust survivors, who found pathways to healing through artmaking.