2008 - 2011 Meeting Margins: Transnational Art in Latin America and Europe 1950-1978. AHRC funded project lead by Professor Valerie Fraser, School of Philosophy and Art History, University of Essex in collaboration with TrAIN, the Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation, University of the Arts, London.
Meeting Margins International Conference: Transnational Art in Latin America and Europe 1950-1978
Southern Press: Prints from Chile, Paraguay and Brazil
2007 Latin American Art in the UK. AHRC Speculative Research Project awarded to Professor Valerie Fraser
2002-2007 Centre for the Study of Surrealism and Its Legacies AHRC research centre grant awarded to co-Directors Professor Dawn Ades (University of Essex), Professor David Lomas (University of Manchester), and Dr Jennifer Mundy (Tate) for an initial five-year period. Today it continues to function owing to its success in attracting competitive research funding.
ESCALA worked with Centre and with firstsite on a residency at the University Gallery (now Art Exchange) by Jorge Macchi and Edgardo Rudnitzky.
Singers' Room and Twilight
Acquisition of Twilight by Jorge Macchi and Edgardo Rudnitzky
2001 Jorge Orta: Life Nexus in Colchester. A Wellcome Trust funded project awarded to Professor Valerie Fraser, Department of Art History and Theory and Professor Nelson Fernández, Department of Biological Sciences and with the support of firstsite and Colchester Borough Council.
Life Nexus in the UK: A Question of Heart. An exhibition by Jorge Orta