Exhibition Opening and Panel Discussion: Arquitectura del vaivén: Diasporic Building(s) in Central America’s Northern Triangle

Date: 

Monday, October 15, 2018, 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

 

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Ilobasco III, from the series Faraway Brother Style 2009-2010 | Walterio Iraheta (El Salvador)

 |Speakers: Gabriela Poma, Harvard University Doctoral student in Romance Languages and Literatures; Fred Ritchin, Dean Emeritus of the School at the International Center of Photography (ICP) ; Susan Meiselas, Photographer, 2018-2019 Radcliffe Institute Fellow

The event will include a walkthrough of Arquitectura del Vaivén by Gabriela Poma, Harvard University Doctoral student in Romance Languages and Literatures and exhibition curator and a panel discussion on documentary photography featuring Fred Ritchin, Dean Emeritus of the School at the International Center of Photography (ICP) and Susan Meiselas, American photographer and 2018-2019 Radcliffe Institute Fellow. Ritchin and Meiselas will discuss the evolving role of photography as a medium that interrogates contemporary social issues and reframes questions of representation, documentary and authorship. The panel will be moderated by Gabriela Poma.

Reception to follow.