Contributions from Aimé Iglesias Lukin
Festival directors and curators from Guanajuato, Istanbul, Porto Alegre, and Toronto shared how they’re adapting 2020 programming and their visions for the near future.
Aimé Iglesias Lukin is an art historian and curator. Born and raised in Buenos Aires, she has lived in New York since 2011. She is finishing her PhD in art history at Rutgers University with a dissertation titled, “This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York 1965–1975,” which seeks to map the international networks through which migrant artists from across the hemisphere created communities in the metropolis, analyzing topics of travel, exile, and identity in these artists’ artworks.
She completed her M.A. at The Institute of Fine Arts at New York University and her undergraduate studies in art history at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Her research received grants from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Terra and Andrew W. Mellon Foundations, and the ICAA Peter C. Marzio Award from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Her writing has been presented at conferences internationally and published by prestigious museums and academic journals, including the New Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Guggenheim Museum. She curated exhibitions independently in museums and cultural centers and previously worked in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art, and Fundación Proa in Buenos Aires.