Memory and Forgetting: Video Art in Latin America
Elena Shtromberg, an associate professor of art history at the University of Utah, is co-curator of the landmark survey from which this program is drawn.
This program is drawn from Memory and Forgetting, a thematic program in Video Art in Latin America, a survey of artist videos from the 1970s to today curated by Glenn Phillips and Elena Shtromberg for LAXART. It showcases the diversity of artistic reactions to colonial history, military dictatorships, and political violence and includes videos by artists from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, and Uruguay who confront, intervene, and at times revise historical narratives.
Oscar Muñoz’s Re/trato (Portrait/Re-treat) will be shown beginning at 6:45 when the doors to the theater open.
Films in this Screening
Oscar Muñoz, Colombia, 2001
When Forests Shine
(Cuando los bosques brillan)
Alejandro Leonhardt, Matías Rojas, Chile, 2012
Ernesto Salmerón, Nicaragua, 2002
Orders Are Orders
(Las órdenes no se discuten)
Patricia Bueno, Susana Torres, Peru, 2011
Alejandra Delgado, Bolivia, 2009
Adela Goldbard, Mexico, 2014
(La Bandeja de Bolívar)
Juan Manuel Echavarría, Colombia, 1999
Clemente Padín, Uruguay, 1993
This . . . Is How Geography is Unmade
(Así . . . como la geografía se deshace)
Enrique Ramírez, Chile, 2015