ISLAA travel bursaries awarded

Posted: 21 June 2013 by ESCALA in News  

The Essex Collection of Art from Latin America (ESCALA) and the School of Philosophy and Art History at the University of Essex (SPAH) are pleased to announce that Lara Demori is the recipient of a bursary to travel to the international conference, ‘Encuentros transatlánticos: discursos vanguardistas en España y Latinoamérica’ (‘Transatlantic Encounters: Avant-garde Disourses in Spain and Latin America’).

Demori is pursuing a PhD in Art History and Theory at the University of Essex and her research focusses on the redefinition of Neo-Avant-gardes in both Latin America and Europe, In particular, Hélio Oiticica and Piero Manzoni.

ESCALA and SPAH gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) for making these two travel bursaries available to students of art from Latin America in SPAH. ISLAA is an educational initiative of the Geo Global Foundation devoted to the support of advanced research in the field of Latin American Art Studies and plays a relevant role in promoting Latin American art through its distinguished grants and support of lectures, conferences and publications. The Institute facilitates grants to partnering universities and institutions, which in turn award them to selected scholars, professionals, and specific projects. 

For more information about the $60,000 grant ISLAA awarded to SPAH and ESCALA for scholarships and grants to promote the study of Latin American art, please click Scholarships in UK

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