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  • ICAA Record ID
    765863
    TITLE
    Declaración : encuentro de Plástica Latinoamericana Casa de las Américas : La Habana, Cuba Octubre 1973 / Carnevale... [et al.]
    IMPRINT
    La Habana, Cuba : [s.n.], Octubre de 1973
    DESCRIPTION
    [2] p.
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Loose leaf – Artists’ Statement
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    Carnevale, Graciela, Ricardo Carpani, Ignacio Colombres, León Ferrari, Julio Le Parc, Alejandro Marcos, Luis Felipe Noé et al. "Declaración: Encuentro de Plástica Latinoamericana Casa de las Américas; La Habana, Cuba Octubre 1973." Archive of Ana Longoni, Buenos Aires.
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Synopsis

A statement concerning the agreements arrived at by the participating artists at the II Encuentro de Plástica Latinoamericana [Second Gathering of Latin American Visual Artists], held in Havana in October 1973, immediately after the military coup d’état in Chile. Among other initiatives, the conference agreed to: organize group exhibitions, get involved in the defense of political prisoners, stimulate artistic activity in the bosom of the working class, create multiple works and keep lines of communication open as a methodology for the collective efforts of all concerned.

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The Casa de las Américas organized the Second Gathering of Latin American Visual Artist in Havana (October 16 through 21, 1973). Ten countries sent a total of thirty-seven delegates. The representatives from Argentina were: Graciela Carnevale, Ricardo Carpani, Ignacio Colombres, León Ferrari, Julio Le Parc, Alejandro Marcos, and Luis Felipe Noé.

The statement was signed by all the Argentine delegates mentioned above, as well as by the following artists: Netto (Brazil); Granada (Colombia); Ceniceros, Morán (Mexico); Porcell (Panama); Brancamonte, Palacios, Cristina (Peru); Rafael Rivera Sosa (Puerto Rico); Arnal, Claudio, Régulo (Venezuela); and by the Cuban group, Adelaida de Juan, Adagio, Azcuy, Beltrán, Blanco. Carmelo, Carol, Fayad Jamis, Fowler, Gallardo, L. Vent Dumois, López Olivia, Mariano, Martínez Luis Pedro, Nuez, Puig, Alfredo Rostgaard, and Sergio. 

This document explores the conclusions arrived at by the participating artists in regard to the struggle of the American people against imperialist domination.

Researcher
Cristina Rossi.
Team
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Credit
Courtesy of the personal archives of Alicia and León Ferrari, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location
Archivo Ana Longoni.