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ICAA at the CAA 2016

Feb 1

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The ICAA is proud to announce that María C. Gaztambide, associate director of the International Center for the Arts of the Americas, and Olga U. Herrera, the principal investigator of the Washington DC Documents Recovery Project (and Director of the Washington DC Office of the Inter-University Program for Latino Research at the University of Illinois) will present at the session “Living Archives: Latin American and Latino Art Materials in U.S. Institutions” at the 104th College Art Association’s Annual Conference, which will take place in Washington D.C., from February 3 to 6, 2016. 

This year’s CAA Conference participants will also have the opportunity to attend the event’s prestigious keynote address, titled “Aest-ethics: Art with Consequences,” delivered by Cuban artist Tania Bruguera (whose work Estadística [Statistics] is currently on view in the exhibition Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America, at the MFAH). Please see below for more details.

 

Session: Living Archives: Latin American and Latino Art Materials in U.S. Institutions

Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Harding, Mezzanine Level

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 12:30 PM—2:00 PM

 

International Center for the Arts of the Americas

Chair: Olga U. Herrera, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Documents of 20th-Century Latin American and Latino Art Project

María C. Gaztambide, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

 

Latina/o Presence in the Archives of American Art

Josh Franco, Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art

 

Laberinto Projects: An Archive of Central American Art and Socially Engaged Art Practices

Muriel Hasbún, Corcoran School of Arts & Design, George Washington University

Discussant: Olga U. Herrera, University of Illinois at Chicago

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