Call for Submissions: Visual Arts on Afro-Latin American Culture

Repeating Islands

As part of the 3rd International Conference being hosted by Negritud, the Journal of Afro-Latin American Studies [Negritud: Revista de Estudios Afro-Latinoamericanos] to be held March 22-24, 2012, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, there is a call for artists [2011 Convocatoria Internacional para Artistas Visuales sobre Afrolatinidad] to submit their work to for an exhibition on Afrolatinidad at the Caguas Museum of Art in Caguas, Puerto Rico. [Also see Call for Papers: Negritud, International Conference.]

Artists that work on themes related to Afro-Latino culture are invited to submit proposals between December 7 and December 31, 2011. Artwork may include prints, painting, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, photography, objects, installations, audiovisual work (video, digital/alternative multimedia) and other.

To contact the organizers, you may write to

For detailed instructions for submissions, see

For original post (in Spanish), see

For more information on the journal, see

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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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