Big Ideas: Cecilia Fajardo-Hill

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    Photo: Chisa Hughes

Thu 24 Oct, 7pm

Zilkha Auditorium

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11am–6pm
Wednesday 11am–6pm
Thursday 11am–9pm
Friday 11am–6pm
Saturday 11am–6pm
Sunday 11am–6pm

Talk

The co-curator of Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985, a recent major survey at LA’s Hammer Museum delivers a lecture that considers research into ideas of other feminisms, from Radical Women and Third World Feminism to transfeminism, in the context of our current retrospective of work by Anna Maria Maiolino.

Supported by the Stanley Picker Trust.

About Cecilia Fajardo-Hill

Cecilia Fajardo-Hill is a British/Venezuelan art historian and curator in modern and contemporary art, specialized in Latin American art. She was the Chief Curator at the Museum of Latin American Art, MOLAA in Long Beach; the Director and Chief curator of the Cisneros Fontanals Arts Foundation (CIFO) and the Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection, Miami, USA, and the Director of Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela. Fajardo-Hill was co- curator of Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985, the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, September 16-December 31, 2017, a Getty PST LA/LA project. She is currently co- curating of the upcoming touring  exhibition XicanXperimental slated to open at the Phoenix Museum in 2021. Presently she is co-editor of two tomes on 20th and 21th – century Guatemalan art, an initiative of Arte GT 20/21 and Cultural Agents Initiative of Harvard University, and the editor of Remains – Tomorrow: Themes in Contemporary Latin American Abstraction, which explores multiple perspectives of post 90s abstraction in Latin America.

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