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    Argentina 1976-2016: Activism, Memorialisation and Complicity

    7 March 2016 - 10 March 2016

    ESCALA has organised a week of events in collaboration with the School of Philosophy and Art History and the Essex Transitional Justice Network to mark the 40 years since the military coup in Argentina on 24 March 1976. The events will take as their starting point ESCALA artworks created during and since Argentina’s last dictatorship from 1976-1983, which resulted in the kidnapping, torture, and disappearance of thousands of people.

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    Celebrating Brazilian culture at Flipside Festival

    3 October 2014 - 5 October 2014

    This, our first collaboration with FlipSide, brings festival goers a selection of artworks either made from or with wood, including sculpture and wood engravings. A number of the works, including those by Alex Gama and Chico Tabibuia and Antonio Henrique Amaral, draw on Brazil's indigenous and popular graphic traditions, featured at FlipSide in 2013 through the literatura de cordel, or 'string literature'.

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    Connecting through Collecting: 20 years of Art from Latin America at the University of Essex

    6 September 2014 - 6 December 2014

    For 20 years ESCALA has played a vital role in connecting people with artwork from across Latin America while also challenging ideas about contemporary art. A new exhibition in Southend opening on Saturday 6 September at the Beecroft Art Gallery will celebrate ESCALA's internationally important contribution by showing how members of the University of Essex community connect with the artworks from its Collection.

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    ESCALA Director to speak at Pinta London

    15 June 2014

    On Saturday 14 June, Dr Joanne Harwood will speak at Pinta London's public programme, as part of the panel 'Militant or Non-Militant Specialised Institutions' chaired by Professor Dawn Ades, CBE, one of the founding Directors of ESCALA.

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    Talk at Birkbeck: Connecting through Collecting: 20 Years of Art from Latin America at the University of Essex

    30 May 2014

    Andrés Montenegro, ESCALA Curatorial Assistant, will discuss the main ideas behind the forthcoming ESCALA's exhibition 'Connecting through Collecting: 20 years of Art from Latin America at the University of Essex'.

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    Mexican Ambassador to the UK, Mr Diego Gómez Pickering speaks at Essex

    10 March 2014

    Mr Diego Gómez Pickering will speak at the Colchester Campus, University of Essex on 'Mexico, Rising Country'. The talk is organised by the International Office here at the University of Essex.

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