Andrés Montenegro (Assistant Curator, Essex Collection of Art from Latin America – ESCALA)

Friday, 30 May 2014, 12.00pm -1.30pm, Room 122, Birkbeck, University of London, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

Organizers: Dolores Galindo, Bea Caballero and Tomás Peters (Birkbeck’s PhD students)

Andrés Montenegro will discuss the main ideas behind the forthcoming ESCALA’s exhibition ‘Connecting through Collecting: 20 years of Art from Latin America at the University of Essex’. This talk will allow critics and scholars of Latin American Contemporary Art to exchange ideas and map new areas of importance, especially where these involve recent political and artistic practices developments in the region. Andrés Montenegro’ s research focuses on contemporary art, with a special emphasis on Latin America. His work explores issues on temporality, memory, identity and political agency. Andrés holds a PhD at the School of Philosophy and Art History, University of Essex with the thesis entitled ‘Politics and Aesthetics of the Uncanny: Francis Alÿs, Santiago Sierra & Tania Bruguera’.Click here for more information.

This talk will be given in Spanish.

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