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Latin America: Endless Transformation


Latin America: Endless Transformation

Curated by Marisa Caichiolo

September 8 - October 29, 2017

Opening Reception: September 8, 2017, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

A collaborative exhibit co-presented by RedLine, Contemporary Expressions of Art, Latino Community Foundation of Colorado, and Building Bridges Art Exchange.

Participating Artists: Yana Clark, Angel Delgado, Diana Drews, Carlos Estevez, Rodolfo de Florencia, Andrea Juan, Norton Maza, Marco Miranda, Eugenia Vargas Pereira, Angel Ricardo Ricardo Rios, Ricardo Rodriguez, Betsabee Romero. 

Coming from many lands, races, and perspectives, Latin America: Endless Transformation explores the constant social, political, and cultural reconfiguration that occurs in Latin America. In this exhibit, artists are investigating the ways in which communities reshape their own collective identity and reveal a continuous transformation that is visible in the artistic movements taking place throughout the Americas.

Through performances, installations, videos, paintings, and photography, this Latin America: Endless Transformation will act as a dynamic laboratory for each artist to examine and experiment with different aspects of identity as patriotism, community, citizenship, the pursuit of happiness, freedom, equal rights, and activism.

Program Dates

September 29, 2017, 5:30 - 7:30 PM: Latinas Lead with presentation by Betsebee Romero, presented by The Latino Community Foundation of Colorado

October 12, 2017, 4:30 - 8:00 PM: Young Latino Philanthropists in Conversation, presented by The Latino Community Foundation of Colorado

More programs TBA!

About the Curator:

Marisa Caichiolo obtained her BA in Art History and PhD in Psychology from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). Her curatorial work focuses on contemporary international art practices, specializing in Latin America.

Over the years, she has worked and collaborated with numerous museums and art centers such as the Katara Cultural Center in Qatar, the Museum of Contemporary Art Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, the Lucie Foundation in Los Angeles, the Center of Contemporary Photography in Los Angeles, the ICBC Cultural Institute of Baja California in Mexico, the Palos Verdes Cultural Arts Center in Palos Verdes (California), the Building Bridges Art Foundation in Los Angeles, the Contemporary Art Center of the Czech Republic in New York. She has also conducted curatorial investigation at the Art Museum of the Americas: Organization of American States (AMA) in Washington D.C., participated in multiple art fairs, acted as a jury member at various biennials and important contests and worked as an international curator for Mexico’s Ministry of Culture, in Chile, Argentina, USA, Qatar and Sharjah. Additionally, Caichiolo is one of the founders and the chief curator of the LA-based Building Bridges International Art Foundation and has recently become part of the Council of Exhibitions and Acquisitions of the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach (MOLAA) and the Board of Directors of Italy’s Bugatti Foundation.

Latin America: Endless Transformation is the fourth exhibition in a series entitled (dis)Place, a year-long platform of programs, exhibitions, events, and socially-engaged art projects that will explore the many complicated layers of what makes a "place." This series was made possible by the generous support of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, the David & Laura Merage Foundation, and the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

 

 
 

 

Earlier Event: August 29
Arts in Society Info Session