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In Conversation: Aimé Iglesias Lukin on the exhibition “Ulises Carrión: The Big Monster”

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      Event has been postponed due to inclement weather. Dates will be updated as soon as possible.

      A conversation between Aimé Iglesias Lukin and María Paula Varela on the exhibition “Ulises Carrión: The Big Monster”, with an introduction by Ariel Aisiks, President & Founder, Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA), as part of a series of events related to the exhibition “ON VIEW: Curatorial Studies: Ulises Carrión: Post/Master, a Selection from ISLAA”, currently on view at the University Galleries Gary R. Libby Gallery, until December 4th, 2020.

      The exhibition “Ulises Carrión: The Big Monster” was organized by ISLAA and presented in its space in New York from November 2019 to March 2020. Curated by Iglesias Lukin, Director and Chief Curator of Visual Arts at Americas Society, the exhibition brought together a selection of mail art projects that Carrión developed between 1973 and 1983. Iglesias Lukin is an art historian and curator, and a PhD candidate in art history at Rutgers University. She holds an MA from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University and a BA in art history from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. She has received research grants from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Terra Foundation for American Art, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and in 2016, she won the ICAA Peter C. Marzio Award for Outstanding Research in Twentieth-Century Latin American and Latino Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She has participated in international conferences and her writing been published by academic journals and museums, including the New Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Guggenheim Museum. She previously worked in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, at the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) in New York, and at Fundación Proa in Buenos Aires.

      María Paula Varela is a PhD candidate at the SA+AH Art History Department of the University of Florida. Varela was the curator for “ON VIEW: Curatorial Studies: Ulises Carrión: Post/Master.”

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