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    1810, 1910, 2010: Ten Mexican Prints

    16 December 2009 - 28 January 2010

    2010 marks the anniversary of the commencement of two major events in Mexican history. The first, the Mexican War of Independence, lasted from 1810 to 1821. The second is the Mexican Revolution, which lasted from 1910 to 1920. To mark this significant year, the ESCALA displayed 10 prints on the Mexican Revolution until 28 January 2010. 

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    Show and Tell

    2 December 2009

    Come and see original works from the University's Latin American art collection that relate to the theme of 'journeys'. Joanne Harwood will talk you through some of the collection's treasures. Talk begins at 1pm and lasts one hour in the Art Exchange, University of Essex, Colchester campus.  Admission is free

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    Florencia Guillen: Editions from an Encounter and Soundscape Stories

    19 November 2009 - 19 December 2009

    Mexican artist Florencia Guillen has been invited to be our artist in residence, developing two projects on campus connected by sound. Drawing upon her travels across countries and continents, Guillen's work reflects on her encounters with everyday people and situations as well as her own internal journeys.

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    Florencia Guillen: Artist talk

    19 November 2009

    Don't miss the only opportunity to hear Florencia Guillen talk about Editions from an Encounter and Soundscape Storiesin the context of her broader artistic practice. Talk begins at 5pm in the Art Exchange, University of Essex, Colchester campus.   Admission is free.

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    Eduardo Padilha: Artist talk

    6 May 2009

    Eduardo Padilha is a Brazilian-born contemporary artist based in London and Amsterdam whose practice spans drawing, film-making and sculptural installation. In 2006 he set up BalinHouseProjects, an innovatice self-funded, artist-run space for first solo exhibitions in London.

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    MIDDLE AMERICA: VISUAL CULTURE IN MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA

    20 March 2009

    A one-day sympoisum on aspects of art and archaeology in Mexico and Central America supported by JISLAC, Joint Initiative for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean.

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