April 11th, 2022
As part of the digital exhibition, The Abyss of the Ocean, curators Suset Sánchez and Aldeide Delgado will discuss a history of institutional and independent exhibitions that address the problem of race and racism in Cuba.
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Both speakers will discuss the main challenges that Cuban curators face within the current socio-political landscape and the use of social media as a space for civil imagination.
Suset Sánchez was born in Havana, Cuba, and has resided and worked in Madrid since 2004. She graduated in Art History from the Faculty of Arts and Letters at Havana University, and received a Masters Degree in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture at Madrid’s Universidad Autónoma. Since 2012 she has been part of the research group “Peninsula: colonial processes and artistic and curatorial practices,” which is established at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, MNCARS, in Madrid. Her professional interests are oriented towards art criticism and curatorship.
Aldeide Delgado, a Cuban-born, Miami-based independent Latinx art historian and curator, is the founder & director of Women Photographers International Archive (WOPHA). Delgado studies, publishes on, and curates from feminist and decolonial perspectives on crucial topics of the history of photography and abstraction within Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx contexts. Delgado is the Guest Curator of CCCADI’s digital exhibition The Abyss of the Ocean: Cuban Women Photographers, Migrations, and the Question of Race.
Jasmine Chavez Helm, CCCADI Curatorial fellow will serve as the respondents and CCCDAI Curator-at-Large Grace Aneiza Ali will offer introductions.
Registration is required. This program will be held in Spanish, simultaneous English interpretation will be provided.