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Big Ideas: Cecilia Fajardo-Hill at Whitechapel Gallery

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Time 19:00
Date 24/10/19
Price £9.5

Join Cecilia Fajardo-Hill as she delivers a lecture that considers research into ideas of other feminisms, in the context of Whitechapel Gallery's current retrospective of work by Anna Maria Maiolino.

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.