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Public Programme

5 June 2011 - 8 June 2011

The University of Essex Collection of Latin American Art is delighted to be organising the public programme at Pinta London for the second year running. PINTA is a unique event in London to discover the best of contemporary and modern Latin American Art.'

The Collection's Learning and Access officer, Miriam Metliss, has curated a public programme for the art fair. The public programme is consists of a series of talks and special events designed to complement the art fair and inspire conversations around the topic of Latin American art. 

Spanning two days the public programme covers 'Presenting Latin American art in the UK', Tuesday 7th and 'Collecting Latin American art in context', Wednesday 8th.

'Presenting Latin American Art in the UK’
Tuesday 7 June, 3 – 5pm

3.00- 3.10 Introductions: Valerie Fraser

3.10 - 3.30 David Lamelas in conversation with Isobel Whitelegg

3.30 – 3.50 Dawn Ades: Art in Latin America

3.50 – 4.00 BREAK

4.00 – 4.20 Pablo León de la Barra in conversation with Felipe Ehrenberg
4.20- 4.40 Catherine Lampert on Whitechapel’s engagement with Latin American artists

4.40- 5.00 Questions: Valerie Fraser

5.00- 5.30 Film screening: David Lamelas- Study of Relationships between Inner and Outer Space

‘Collecting Latin American art in context’
Wednesday 8 June, 3 – 5pm

3.00- 3.10 Introductions: Zanna Gilbert, University of Essex/Tate Collaborative PhD

3.10 - 3.25 David Barrie, co-founder of Art Fund International scheme

3.25 - 3.40 María Inés Rodríguez, Chief Curator, MUSAC, León

3.40 – 3.50 BREAK

3.50 - 4.10 Camille Morineau, Curator of Collections, Centre Pompidou, Paris

4.10- 4.25 Valeria Paz, former curator of Museo Nacional de Arte, La Paz

4.25- 4.40 Nicolas Bonilla: presentation of new book on Eduardo Ramírez Villamizar

4.40- 5.00 Questions: Zanna Gilbert


  • Earls Court Exhibition Centre
  • London
  • England

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