Central What? Central America!

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Central What? Central America!
as part of dialogicCENTRALsolutions
Organized by Roc Laseca
SYMPOSIUM Saturday, October 3, 2015 | 3:00pm
RECEPTION Saturday, October 3, 2015 | 7:30pm
ArtCenter [Little River Edition] 7252 NW Miami Ct, Miami

The symposium Central What? Central America! (CWCA) as part of dialogicCENTRALsolutions will be held October 3 starting at 3pm. During the symposium, six artists and scholars will present different topics addressing relevant issues and priorities influencing contemporary cultural production in Central America. Panelists include Regina José Galindo (artist, Guatemala), Walterio Iraheta (artist, El Salvador), Darién Montañez (architect, Panamá), Gabriela Sáenz-Shelby (Director General, TEOR/ética, Costa Rica), Marivi Véliz (researcher, Miami), and George Yúdice (professor, University of Miami). In addition to their participation in the symposium, texts by these distinguished panelists as well as Claire Breukel (Director/Curator of Y.ES, El Salvador) and Rosina Cazali (curator, Guatemala) will be published in an editorial project conceptualized on the occasion of dialogicCENTRALsolutions. 

If attending the symposium please click RSVP.*IMPORTANT* The symposium will be presented in Spanish with simultaneous translation in English. Please specify if you will need headphones at the time of registration.

NOTE: Regina José Galindo’s exhibition “Nadie atraviesa la región sin ensuciarse” translates into “Nobody crosses the region without getting dirty” and we mean it. Please choose your shoes carefully.

 

3:00 PM WELCOME & INTRODUCTION

3:30 PM GEORGE YÚDICE
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, USA
4:00 PM GABRIELA SAENZ-SHELBY
DIRECTOR OF TEOR/ÉTICA, COSTA RICA
4:30 PM DARIÉN MONTAÑEZ
ARCHITECT, PANAMÁ
5:00 PM WALTERIO IRAHETA
ARTIST, EL SALVADOR
5:30 PM MARIVÍ VELIZ
CURATOR & RESEARCHER, USA
6:00 PM BREAK

6:30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION

7:30 PM RECEPTION

 

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