Washington Project for the Arts (WPA) and Foreign Policy in Focus (FPIF) are excited to announce a public talk with Wendy Navarro, an independent art critic and curator currently based in Barcelona, Spain. Since the mid 1990s, Navarro has been an active curator at the Visual Art Development Center (CDAV) in Havana, Cuba, while working as an editor of the magazine ArteCubano, and lecturing about Cuban contemporary art at the Higher Institute of Art (ISA) and Havana University. The public talk is free and will take place on Monday, February 21 at Busboys and Poets at 5th and K.
About the Curator: Wendy Navarro's curatorial practice focuses on establishing links between the work of artists from different latitudes. Recent exhibitions include Collective Utopia, Casa América Cataluña, Barcelona; Asalto al Cielo: Insular Strategies of Cuban Videoart, LOOP Video Art Fair, Barcelona; Heteronimous: oneself's others: Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid and Correspondence, VIII Havana Biennial. She also has collaborated with institutions including the Consortium of Museums of the Valencian Community; Hardcore Contemporary Art Space, Miami; Gallery TAIK, Berlin-Helsinski; Gallery Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona and The Center for Contemporary Culture (CCCB), Barcelona.
Navarro has published extensively in catalogues and magazines such as ArtNexus; SalonKritik; ABC de ARCO; Revista Atlántica de las Artes CAAM and participated in several symposiums related to Latin American art including International Forum of Latin American Art, Arco Art Fair, Madrid; Latin American Dialogues, Patrimonio Cultural y Artístico of the Generalitat Valenciana; Multiculturalims, Institutions and Relationships North- South, 10 Havana Biennial; and Workshop of Carlos Garaicoa, Professional School of Fine Arts, Complutense University, Madrid, among others.
Monday, February 21, 2011
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