FRIDAY | 20 SEPTEMBER

1:15 p. m. – 2:15 p. m.
ART AND ENTERPRISE IN IBERO-AMERICA
How aware is the corporate sector of the fact that supporting art and culture is not only a matter of philanthropy? This talk revolves around the way artistic production contributes to the creation of a legacy while considering how creativity influences entrepreneurial development.

Francisco García Iglesias (Director of Planning and Zoning, Miami) and Lola Palma (Chief of Cultural Communication, Ministry of Culture and Sports, Spain). Moderated by: Conrado Uribe (Content Director, Conexiones Creativas)
*With the support of Conexiones Creativas

2:30 p. m. – 4:00 p. m.
15 YEARS OF INSTITUTIONAL NETWORKS
A conversation centered on the recent evolution of museums and institutions dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art and the exchange networks that are built between them, making possible the itinerancy of ideas. The dialogue presents the perspective of a New York museum dedicated to Latin American and Caribbean art, a non-profit organization with an ambitious program that extends beyond its Texas head-quarters, and the largest art museum in the U.S. west coast, with a collection that goes from Islamic to Contemporary Art.

Patrick Charpenel (Director, Museo del Barrio, New York), Laura Copelin (Executive Director, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa) and José Luis Blondet (Curator of Special Projects, LACMA, Los Angeles). Moderated by: Gloria Moure (independent curator, Barcelona)

4:15 p. m. – 5:45 p. m.
15 YEARS OF ART IN WRITING
This talk brings together two renowned curators in a conversation on how to take art to writing and how art can be communicated to the most diverse audiences. We skip images in order to get to the written word.

Mari Carmen Ramírez (Wortham Curator of Latin-American Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and Director, ICAA) in conversation with Cuauhtémoc Medina (Chief Curator, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo de la UNAM, and Curator in Chief of the XII Shanghai Biennale). Moderated by: Fernando Araújo (Culture Editor, El Espectador)
*With the support of El Espectador

6:00 p. m. – 7:30 p. m.
THE BEAUTY OF OTHERS: CRAFTSMANSHIP AND INDIGENOUS ART IN THE CREATIVE CONTEMPORARY CIRCUIT
This panel aims to develop a discussion on the link between contemporary art, crafts and popular art, making a statement on the importance of erasing rigid boundaries and unnecessary hierarchies. It will also approach the growing interest in returning to crafts and manual creations in art, and in preserving ancestral and popular knowledge.

Ticio Escobar (crítico de arte y fundador del Museo de Arte Indígena del Museo del Barro, Asunción), and  Pablo León de la Barra (Curator at Large, Latin America, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation, New York and Chief Curator, MAC Museum of Contemporary Art of Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro). Moderated by: María Wills (researcher and Curator of the Momenta Biennale de l’image, Montreal).

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