SMYP: Webcast – Encuentros: Artistic Exchange between the U.S. and Latin America

Symposium – Encuentros: Artistic Exchange between the U.S. and Latin America

This symposium examines artistic encounters between Latin America and the United States from the late nineteenth century to the present. Speakers include, among others: Deborah Cullen of El Museo del Barrio; Katherine Manthorne of the City University of New York Graduate Center; Edward Sullivan of the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University; independent scholar Itala Schmelz; Valerie Fraser of the University of Essex; and artist Luis Camnitzer.

View the full program, speakers’ abstracts and bios, and archived webcasts of all eighteen lectures from the October 5 & 6, 2011, symposium online at www.americanart.si.edu/research/symposia/2011/webcast.

We also welcome your feedback on the symposium! You can add your comments to the discussion board on our webcast page or email us directly at AmericanArtSymposium@si.edu.

Encuentros: Artistic Exchange between the U.S. and Latin America is the third of five Terra Symposia on American Art in a Global Context, which are supported by a generous grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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