Zeb Tortorici: Historical Impossibilities “Werk” Group
Zeb Tortorici is Assistant Professor in the department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures at New York University. His work focuses on sexuality in colonial Latin America, human-animal relationships, and historical archives. He recently co-edited Centering Animals in Latin American History and two issues of Radical History Review on the topic of “Queering Archives.”
Daniela Marini: Body, Silence and Time: Exploring the Rupture
Daniela Marini holds a Masters in Performing Arts Practices and Visual Culture from the University of Alcalá and earned her Bachelor of Arts and Professor mention Specialized Dance Dance, U. de Chile. She is a professor of dance at the University of Chile, where she is also coordinator of creation. Her choreographic creations include Persistence of Material, What I Remember andGeographic, among others.
César Barros: Politics and Aesthetics of Insistence
César Barros is Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures and the Latin American & Caribbean Studies Program at SUNY New Paltz. His current research focuses on the political economy of the image. He has been published in Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana and Revista Hispánica Moderna, among others. He is the author of Escenas y obscenas del consumo.
Carolina Caycedo: Inverting and Perverting Futures
Carolina Caycedo’s practice moves beyond the studio, gallery, and institution, and extends into the social realm where she explores systems of movement and exchange, as well as processes of assimilation and resistance. She has developed publicly engaged projects in Europe and the US and has participated in numerous biennials, including Berlin (2014), Havana (2009) and Venice (2003).
Fernando Rosenberg: Mirar de reojo: Sidelong Glances Among American Subjects
Fernando J. Rosenberg is the author of Avant-Garde and Geopolitics in Latin America. His current research focuses on the intersection between juridical narratives and artistic practices. He co-edited with Jill Lane an issue of emisférica entitled Performance and the Law (3.1, 2006). His second book is After Human Rights: Literature, Visual Arts and Film in Latin America.
Moderator: Kaitlin M. Murphy