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.
- Rodrigo Queiroz, of the Universidade de São Paulo, presents “Brazilian ‘Ready-Made’ Design”
- Pat Kirkham, of the Bard Graduate Center, presents "Reflections on What We Have Seen in Relation to European and North American Design"
- Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos, a Moderno exhibition guest curator, responds to presentations