On February 12, Americas Society's Visual Arts program hosted the symposium "The Invention of the Modern Domestic Space in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela: Design, Art, and Architecture, 1940-1978." Panel discussions covered the current state of Latin American design, the influence of the home on the field, and case studies on exciting design initiatives in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela.
- Luis M. Castañeda, of Syracuse University, presents “Cosmopolitan Folklore, or the Negotiation of Difference”
- Patricio del Real, of the Museum of Modern Art, presents “Del arte al diseño, MOMA’s design intersections with Latin America”
- Jorge Rivas, a Moderno exhibition guest curator, responds to presentations