Art, Film, & Culture

Interview with GSD Alumna Sol Camacho

October 31, 2018

First of all, congratulations for your role as one of the curators for the Brazilian Pavillion at the Venice Biennale 2018. Could you tell us a little about your experience at the Biennale?

Thank you very much for your interest and for opening a space to talk about the Venice Biennale project, which is the most important event for the contemporary architectural scene. The discourse of each pavilion and the main exhibition are world-wide references for everyone to understand what architecture (practice and academia) is doing now. The Biennale is a platform not...

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‘Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Art’ Showcases Experiences of Marginalized Subjects Through Video and Film

April 30, 2018

Sylvia Molloy answers a question after her keynote address. Queer subjectivities took center stage in a 2017-2018 series at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) titled “Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Video Art and Film.” The series concentrated on two activities which spanned the academic year: an exhibition of video art on display in the center titled Guiñadas Gráciles, curated by Joaquín S. Terrones, Lecturer in Literature and Women and Gender Studies at MIT; and a film program of five screenings, curated by Sergio Delgado Moya, Associate...

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The Harvard Cubans Documentary Premiere Shares Untold Story of US-Cuba Relations with a Harvard Twist

November 2, 2017

By Julia Cohn '15

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) hosted the world premiere of the documentary Los Cubanos de Harvard (The Harvard Cubans) last Monday, October 23, during the inaugural Worldwide Week at Harvard (October 22-28, 2017). The 72-minute film was directed by Cuban journalist Danny González Lucena and produced by the Cuba Studies Program at DRCLAS. The Harvard Cubans tells the story of a group of nearly 1,300 Cuban schoolteachers who attended Harvard Summer School in 1900, an expedition that is considered to be the most significant...

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