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  • Florencia%20Guillen%2C%20%3Cem%3EUntitled%3C/em%3E%2C%202009

    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%20Padilha%2C%20%3Cem%3ESelf-Portrait%3C/em%3E%2C%201995-1996

    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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    León Ferrari: Spotlight talk

    4 March 2009

    The last talk in our series of talks focuses on León Ferrari's Sin Titulo (Caligrafia: texto de 'Elogio de la sombra', J.L.Borges, 1969) 1997. The work is a transcription of the Borges poem 'Elogio de la Sombra' into a pictorial object. The poem dates from when Borges was losing his sight and describes the process of going blind. Time: 1.00-1.30pm
    Albert Sloman Library, University of Essex, Colchester campus 

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  • Mora%20Brothers%2C%3Cem%3E%20Aggay%26uacute%3B%20Sol%26aacute%3B%20-%20El%20Rescate%20de%20Eli%26aacute%3Bn%3C/em%3E%2C%20undated

    Mora Brothers: Spotlight talk

    11 February 2009

    As part of our ongoing series of Spotlight talks, ESCALA will be focussing on the Mora Brothers' Aggayú Solá currently on display in the Albert Sloman Library. This sculpture references Elian Gonzalez custody and immigration case from 2000, when he and others fled Cuba in a small boat. Time: 1.00 - 1.30pm
    Albert Sloman Library, University of Essex, Colchester campus 

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  • Daniel%20Senise%2C%20%3Cem%3ETr%26ecirc%3Bs%20caminhos%3C/em%3E%26nbsp%3B%3Cem%3E%28Three%20Paths%29%3C/em%3E%2C%201995

    Daniel Senise: Spotlight talk

    3 December 2008

    Senise's Três caminhos(1995) shows us a conversation between two silhouetted women. Rather than representing words, Senise gives us a network of lines leaving the viewer to decide what paths the conversation is taking. Each week, Spotlight Talks will focus on a different work from the University's Collection of Latin American Art in the Albert Sloman Library.

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  • Siron%20Franco%2C%20%3Cem%3EMem%26oacute%3Bria%20%28Memory%29%2C%201990-1992%3C/em%3E

    Siron Franco: Spotlight talk

    12 November 2008

    Siron Franco painted Memóriain 1990-1992 in protest, after the illegal spillage of the radioactive material Cesium caused widespread death and environmental damage in his former home town in Brazil. Each week, Spotlight Talks will focus on a different work from the University's Collection of Latin American Art in the Albert Sloman Library.

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