Art Exhibition: “Afrolatinos”

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The collective exhibition “Afrolatinos” will open on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 6:00pm at the Caguas Museum of Art [Museo de Arte de Caguas ] in Puerto Rico. This exhibition is part of the Third International Congress of Revista Negritud [The Negritude Journal], which takes place March 22-24. The exhibition will be at the Carlos Osorio and Arte Alternativo rooms at the museum. Located at Ruiz Belvis, Esq. Padial, Caguas, Puerto Rico.

Afrolatinos will focus on a contemporary artistic discourse that draws from various aesthetic and conceptual approaches; it explores the fusion between Latino and African in a variety of media such as painting, animation, photography, construction, installation, mixed media, sculpture, engraving, ceramics, performance, drawing, and video.

Participating artists are: Natalie Anaya, David Aponte, Imna Arroyo, Madame Aslesha, Diógenes Ballester
Elí Barreto, Javier Bosques, Nathan Budoff, Ramón Bulerín, Carlos Cancio, Justo Carreras, Papo Colo, Cecilio Colón Guzmán, Jorge Rito…

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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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