• Priscilla Monge, Proyecto para Futbolista - Angel (Footballer Project - Angel), 2000

    Priscilla Monge, Proyecto para Futbolista - Angel (Footballer Project - Angel), 2000

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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.

Programme

20 March, 9.30-5.00, LTB 1, University of Essex

Programme

9.30 registration and coffee

10.00 Joanne Harwood(Essex Collection of Art from Latin America): Yo no tengo patria: contemporary art from Central America

10.30 Tamara Diaz (TEOR-éTica, San José Costa Rica): In Central America: Tactics of Intervention in the Public Sphere.

11.00 Susannah Gilbert (University of Essex): Felipe Ehrenberg's Aesthetic Revolution: Conceptualism, form and politics

11.30 discussion

12.00 lunch

1.00 Remembering Tim Laughton

1.30 Mary Scott (University of East Anglia): Examining the Messages of Contemporary 'Tourist Art' in Yucatán, Mexico: A Look at Two Major Production Centres

2.00 José Oliver (University College London): Identity, Personhood, and the Circulation of Cemí Idols among Chiefs in the Caribbean

2.30 Hassan Arero (British Museum): Art and Amerindian Identity in Guyana

3.00 discussion

3.30 tea

4.00 Gordon Brotherston (University of Manchester): Monkey, armadillo, and jaguar: the Popol vuh and Ulua polychrome ceramics from Yojoa.

4.45 concluding remarks

5.30 Talk by Dawn Ades (University of Essex) on exhibition of Mexican artist Francisco Toledo?s Zoología Fantástica in the University Gallery, followed by a reception.

Venue: LTB 1(Lecture Theatre Block)

FREE : ALL WELCOME

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