Video: Second Panel - Collective and Utopian Design Projects and Initiatives in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela

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.


  • Zeuler R. Lima, of Washington University in St. Louis, presents “The Bardi House: Betwixt and Between”
  • Ana Elena Mallet, a Moderno exhibition guest curator, presents “Michael van Beuren. Design for a modern Mexico”
  • Gabriela Rangel, Americas Society's Visual Arts Director, responds to presentations