Symposium – Latin American Art and the UK, 1960s to the present
Latin American Art and the UK, 1960s to the present, is the focus for a symposium at the University of Essex on Saturday 26 April, bringing together both emerging and leading scholars in this field. The symposium is the culmination of a research project, Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art and the UK: history, historiography, specificity (LAUK).
Speakers include:he symposium participants include:
Michael Asbury (Senior Research Fellow, University of the Arts London)
Rocío Aranda-Alvarado (Curator, Jersey City Museum)
Isabel Plante (Ph.D. candidate, Universidad de Buenos Aires)
Guy Brett (independent writer and curator)
Joanne Harwood (Assistant Director, University of Essex Collection of Latin American Art)
Oriana Baddeley (Director of Research Camberwell College of Art, Co-Director TrAIN)
Dawn Ades (Professor, University of Essex)
Valerie Fraser (Principal Investigator, Latin American Art in the UK Project)
Isobel Whitelegg and Taína Caragol (Senior Researcher and Research Officer, Latin American Art in the
Jaime Gili, Ana Laura López, Eduardo Padilha, and Ofelia Rodríguez, Latin American artists resident in London
The event will culminate with a reception to launch a limited edition of prints by Jaime Gili, commissioned by the University of Essex Collection of Latin American Art (UECLAA). Live music will be provided by London-based, Venezuelan singer Luzmira Zerpa.
This event is supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Department of Art History and Theory, the Latin American Centre and the University of Essex Collection of Latin American Art.