Kategorie: Participants

Abigail Lapin Dardashti: Re-Constructing Blackness in Brazil

Re-Constructing Blackness in Brazil: Politics, Race, and Modernity in Brazilian Art and Architecture, 1950s-1980s Starting in the 1950s, the Brazilian government positioned itself as a leading economic partner for emerging, independent African nations. Through officially-sponsored art exhibitions and academic exchanges,...

Dafne Cruz Porchini: Modern Circuits

Modern Circuits: The Display of Mexican Art (1900-1930) International Art exhibitions provide insights for understanding the shaping of a modern national image. In the case of Mexico, most of these art exhibitions revealed a view of a primitive, artistic and...

Mariola V. Alvarez: Transnational Brazil

Transnational Brazil and Modern Calligraphic Abstraction Alvarez’ research project examines the emergence of lyrical abstraction in Brazil in the late 1950s. Mostly forgotten in the contemporary moment in favor of geometric abstraction and concrete art, she reconsiders the rivalry between...