Chile or key experiences of Latin American conceptual art
In this conversation with Roger Buergel, Francisco Godoy Vega will underline some key experiences of Latin American conceptual art (1960s-1980s), taking the Chilean experience as a case study. He also will discuss briefly some recoveries of those poetic-politic experiences on contemporary exhibitions and their potencial to activate a creative imagination of the present.”
16. Juni, 19 UhrFrancisco Godoy Vega im Gespräch mit Roger M. Buergel
Francisco Godoy Vega is a Chilean researcher, writer and curator based in Madrid. He is associate professor at the Department of Art History and Theory of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and research fellow at the Exhibition department of the Museo Reina Sofía. He has collaborated in publications as Discourses and Practices in the Visual Arts of the '70s and '80s in Chile II (Santiago: LOM editores, 2012), Making Art Global (Part 2): 'Magiciens de la Terre' 1989 (London: Afterall, 2013) and Paris/México. Capitals of Exile (México: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2014).
He has also published the poetry book The Revolution of the Rats (Madrid: Esto No es Berlín, 2013). He recently has curated the exhibitions Colectivo Acciones de Arte (C.A.D.A.), 1979-1985 (Museo Reina Sofía, 2016), Critique of Migrant Reason (La Casa Encendida and CCE Asunción, Tegucigalpa and Mexico City, 2014-2016, with Carolina Bustamante) and Chile Vive. Activated Memory (CCE Santiago, 2013).
Image: Latin American section of the exhibition Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950-1980s, 1999. Courtesy Queens Museum, New York).