This conference investigates Brazilian modernist photography, its relationship to race, and its place within a dynamic international network of images and ideas. Click here for more details.
Tuesday, May 2, 6–8pm: Keynote Panel
The Celeste Bartos Theater, The Museum of Modern Art (4 West 54 Street)
Roberto Conduru (Rio de Janeiro State University); Helouise Costa (Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Universidade de São Paulo); Heloísa Espada (Instituto Moreira Salles, São Paulo); Sarah Hermanson Meister (The Museum of Modern Art)
Moderator: Edward Sullivan (Institute of Fine Arts, NYU)
Admission is free but pre-registration is required. Please click here to confirm your attendance.
Wednesday, May 3, 9:30am–6:00pm
Martin E. Segal Theater, The Graduate Center, CUNY (365 Fifth Avenue)
9:30am–9:45am Opening Remarks
9:45am–11:45pm International Photographic Networks in Brazil and Beyond
Lucas Menezes (Université Paris 1—Panthéon Sorbonne); Marly Porto (Universidade de São Paulo); Marcio Siwi (New York University); Alise Tifentale (The Graduate Center, CUNY); Moderator: Claudia Calirman (John Jay College, CUNY)
1:00pm–2:30pm Reversing Spheres of Influence: The Artists of Foto Cine Clube Bandeirante
Ana Cândida de Avelar (University of Brasília); Adrian Anagnost (Tulane University); Paula V. Kupfer (Independent Scholar); Moderator: Harper Montgomery (Hunter College, CUNY)
3:00–4:30pm Race and Circulation in the Urban Sphere
Monica Bravo (Yale University); Danielle Stewart (The Graduate Center, CUNY); Abigail Lapin Dardashti (The Graduate Center, CUNY); Moderator: Anna Indych-López (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
The conference is organized by Abigail Lapin Dardashti, Museum Research Consortium Fellow, MoMA and Ph.D. Candidate, CUNY, and Sarah Hermanson Meister, Curator, Department of Photography, MoMA.
Co-sponsored by The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art ; and at The Graduate Center: the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean (IRADAC); Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC); the Rewald Endowment of the Ph.D. Program in Art History; Dominican Studies Group; the Feminist Studies Group; and the Postcolonial Studies Group.