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    'MIND THE GAP' : performative-symposium and workshop

    2 May 2013

    The symposium will explore performance art tendencies through the presentation and study of performance art from Puerto Rico, featuring live and virtual performances by three artists and discussion by speakers from the University of Essex and Goldsmiths, University of London.

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    'MIND THE GAP' - Associated event with Awilda Sterling Duprey in Puerto Rico

    2 May 2013

    The ‘MIND THE GAP’: performative-symposium at firstsite on 2 May 2012, will now feature an associated event that will happen simultaneously in Puerto Rico. Artist Awilda-Sterling Duprey will perform her piece ‘Vejigante decrépito’ for both a virtual audience in firstsite, Colchester and a live audience in the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (MAC) in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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    Artist performance: Cecilia Vicuña 'Fiber of Prayer / Fiber of Gold'

    18 March 2012

    In an event related to the ESCALA exhibition Unravelling Threads, Chilean artist Vicuña's performance Fiber of Prayer / Fiber of Gold will explore the relationship between word and thread, while revisiting the artist’s exile in London after the military coup in Chile in 1973.

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    Brazilian Video Art

    17 November 2008

    ESCALA presents a programme of video made by Brazilian artists. Video is flourishing in Brazil and offers unique insights into aspects of the country's uneven development and the diversity of its hybrid culture. Through the eyes of video artists we can access the heterogeneous, and sometimes divergent, art production of the largest Latin American country.

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  • Latin American Film Festival

    16 June 2008 - 18 June 2008

    The Lakeside Theatre's film programme has been brought together to extend the dialogue between arts activities on campus. This Latin American festival is sponsored by the Essex Collection of Art from Latin America and complements the exhibition Trazos humanos / Human Traces at the Art Exchange. Trazos humanos / Human Traces was inspired by the 25th anniversary of the University's Human Rights Centre and the films presented here share a broad human rights focus.

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    Wilson Díaz: Artist film

    17 February 2008

    ESCALA presents Baño en el cañito (Bathing in the Stream)(2000), a short video by Colombian artist Wilson Diaz. 

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