5–6 pm ET
A self portrait. (Liliana Porter)
In the Studio: This Must Be the Place – Liliana Porter
Liliana Porter in conversation with Carla Stellweg, art historian.
Join us live on Instagram from your phone, or watch on YouTube after, for a series of conversations with some of the artists of This Must Be The Place: Latin American Artists in New York, 1965-1975 to bring Americas Society's Visual Arts public programs to your home. Every other Wednesday this month, artists will dialogue with our guest host Carla Stellweg, to talk about their work and practice.
About the artist
Liliana Porter was born in 1941 in Argentina and has resided in New York since 1964. She works across mediums in printmaking, work on canvas, photography, video, film, installations, theater, and public art. She was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship in 1980. Porter’s work was included in the 57th Biennale di Venezia in 2017 and has been exhibited internationally at venues such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Museo MALBA in Buenos Aires, El Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, The Museum of Fine Art in Boston, and The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.
About the guest speaker
Carla Stellweg is an independent consultant specializing in Latin American and Latinx art and artists. Throughout her career, she has worked as a museum and non-profit director, writer, editor, curator, and professor. Carla is considered a pioneer promoter and facilitator in Latin American international contemporary art. She was and continues to be instrumental in introducing many young and mid-career artists from Latin America, Latinx-U.S., Cuba and the Caribbean producing conceptual, socially-engaged art in both new and traditional media, either working in New York or from around the world.Along with the collectives Museo Latinoamericano and MICLA, many of which are exhibited in This Must Be the Place she created the artist book Contrabienal in 1971 in response to an international call to boycott the XI São Paulo Biennial in protest of the censorship and torture in dictatorial Brazil.
More digital content from Visual Arts at Americas Society:
- Check out the current exhibition This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York, 1965–1975 and read the exhibition catalogue.
- Check out the current iteration of our Flag Series: Felipe Mujica — Estrella Distante.
- Read about the previous exhibition Terence Gower: The Good Neighbour.
- Read the exhibition catalogue for Joaquín Orellana: The Spine of Music.
- Watch videos of recent events: